A look back on the life of Swiss actor Bruno Ganz
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Bruno Ganz, the legendary Swiss actor who gave a masterful performance as Adolf Hitler in 2004's "Downfall", has died aged 77, his agent said Saturday. Ganz, who died at his home in Zurich, had a distinguished career on stage and screen (including in 1987's "Wings of Desire" by Wim Wenders) before his 2004 appearance in "Downfall". The latter unfolds over the final, suffocating days inside Hitler's bunker. For many critics his nuanced portrayal of the fascist tyrant that veers between explosive and sombre was unparallelled.