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Gernot Endemann dies: he played Schorsch from “Sesame Street”

by Tejas Dhawan

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The actor Gernot Endemann, best known from the children’s program “Sesame Street”, is dead. This was confirmed to the German press agency in Berlin on Tuesday by his family.

The actor and radio play voice actor turned 78. Endemann had numerous appearances on German television. From 1965 to 1971 he played alongside Inge Meysel in the popular ARD family series “The Despicable Me”. He was also seen on the ZDF thriller “Derrick” and in the ZDF children’s series “Manni the Libero”.

Endemann met millions of children primarily on the ARD program “Sesame Street”, in which he played the bicycle dealer Schorsch from 1986 to 1998. He had already worked there as a taxi driver Thomas Sauer in the 70s.

The native of Essen was also active as a dubbing voice and radio play speaker. He spoke many roles in the radio play series “The Three Question Marks”, for example Sonny Elmquist in the episode “The Carpathian Dog”. In the popular science fiction radio play series “Commander Perkins”, he portrayed Major Peter Hoffmann.

According to family reports, Endemann died on Monday, a few days after his 78th birthday. First, the “Bild” newspaper and the “Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung” reported on the Hanoverian’s death.

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