Michael Hafner (Michael Hafner)

Michael  Hafner

Actor. While he worked at the theatre in Coburg he had the idea for a Samba-Festival in the city. Although most people were skeptical of the idea, he was soon supported by the mayor and the Samba-Festivals Coburg was celebrated for the first time in 1992. The annual event has nowadays become the largest of its kind outside of Brazil. In 1994 he went to Munich to work at the ‘Staatstheaters am Gärtnerplatz’, (State Theatre on the Gärtnerplatz). He appeared only in a few television series but he is best remembered for his role as ‘Heinz Trilling’ on the daily soap, “Marienhof” which he played between 1999 and 2000. Häfner also appeared in episodes of the series “SOKO 5113”, “Anwalt Abel”, “Weissblaue Geschichten”, and “Rosenheim Cops”. He had suffered from depressions for some time when he committed suicide in Munich. 


  • October, 14, 1959


  • January, 03, 2005


  • Unknown

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