Sunday, January 13, 2008

Dachshunds in Pop Culture: Marianne Koch

Who? Marianne Koch (born August 19, 1931) is an author, physician, and retired German actress of the 1950s and 1960s, best known for her appearances in Spaghetti westerns and adventure films of the 1960s.
She appeared in over 65 films between 1950 and 1971 including Sergio Leone's A Fistful of Dollars in 1964 in which she appeared alongside Clint Eastwood.

She returned to college in 1971 to study medicine, and practiced an an internest in Munich until 1997. We don't know the name of her wire-hair dachshund. Find out more about Marianne Koch at this translated German wikipedia link.

Marianne Koch and Clint Eastwood in A Fistfull of Dollars


Anonymous said...

Love the page Carson -
According to the "Bravo" cover Marianne Koch's Dachshund's name is "Toni"

Rowdy and Bette said...

Thanks Heide! Hope you and your crew are doing great. We miss you!

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