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Barbara Brecht-Schall

28 October 1930 to 31 August 2015

A German actress who was the daughter of influential Bertolt Brecht, Barbara began acting on the stage in her father’s Berliner Ensemble in 1949. Brecht-Schell made sporadic appearances in East German films but most notably took over administration of her family’s estate and notoriously fiercely protected her father’s legacy.

Read Barbara Brecht-Schall's Independent obituary here