Franz Marx: Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Career, Net Worth

Franz Marx: Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Siblings, Wife, Children, Nationality, Religion, Cause of Death, Date of Birth,  Career, Net Worth: Franz Marx is a well-known South African actor, filmmaker, and scriptwriter. Born on 21st March 1942 and Franz Marx died on 26 September 2021 at the age of 79 due to Covid-19 complications. Franz was well-known for writing “Egoli: Plek van goud,” which ran from 1992 to 2010.

Franz Marx

Franz Marx Early Life

A successful writer and producer of South African soap operas, got his training at the University of Stellenbosch and the University of Potchefstroom, where he taught acting for a while.

Franz Marx Career

Franz started his career in television as a full-time actor in 1968 and further as a director. Between 1980 to 2000, Franz served as a scriptwriter for several TV programs and mini-series. With the best “Agter Elke Man(Behind Each Man)”, Franz modified the soap opera formula for the South African public, which dominated television for four long years between 1985-1988. From 1992-2010, Franz made “Egoli: Plek van goud”(Egoli: Place of God), which got broadcasted for 19 seasons and running for more than 11 years. Franz’s first film was “Fighter Pilots(Wing Commander) in 1974, dubbed for Africans as Seuns van die Wolke (“Sons of the Clouds”), whereas he wrote the scripts of Freddie’s in Love and Ma Skryf Matriek (“Mother Writes Matric”). He made 18 films for different critical and financial success. Being a professional actor, Franz made his appearance in ‘Die Tas’ in 1965, ‘Die Onwillige Weduwee’ in 1965, ‘Die Pluimsaad Waai Ver’ in 1966, and many more.

In 1980, Franz made his career in television, scripting for more than 13 television series, 7 single dramas, and two mini-series between 1980 and 2000. Franz made his first television debut in a family series ‘Skooldae'(School Days), and further in ‘Familiedae'(Family Day), along with ‘Kampus'(Campus). Franz was awarded the best Africans actor at the DARLO Awards for the role he played in Saterdad, Sondag, and Maandag.

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Franz Marx Personal Life

“He taught those of us who tried to write soap operas(with an emphasis on trying) how to design soap operas and write recaps of each episode,” Leon said in Facebook in homage to Franz. “I vividly recall working with him on some of the early episodes of Egoli on Christmas Day. He was a workaholic who sacrificed his life for the soap opera, especially in the beginning.” After having Covid-19 complications, Franz Marx died on 26 September 2021 at the age of 79. After testing positive for Covid-19, Franz was admitted to the hospital where he lost the battle against coronavirus and died due to its complications. Fanz Marx got married to Hildegard Marx and has a son and a daughter. Franz had a brother named Johan Marx.

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Franz’s Bio, Height, Weight, Profile, Net Worth

Real Name Franz Marx
Nickname Franz Marx
Gender Male
Profession South African actor, Filmmaker, and a Scriptwriter
Height (approx.) in centimeters– Not known

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Date of Birth 21st March 1942
Age (as in 2018) 79 Years
Birth Place South Africa
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Aries
Nationality South African
Hometown Not known
School Not known
College/University University of Stellenbosch

University of Potchefstroom

Educational Qualification Not known
Religion Not known
Ethnicity Not known
Caste Not Known
Address Not Known
Hobbies/Interests Not known
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Not Known
Sexuality Straight
Parents Father: Not known

Mother: Not known

Siblings Brother: Johan Marx

Sister: Not known

Husband/Wife/Spouse Hildegard Marx
Children A Son and a Daughter
Net Worth $1 million

Franz Marx

Some lesser-known facts about Franz

  • Franz Marx died at the age of 79 due to Covid-19 on 26 September 2021.
  • Besides having worked in films, Franz also worked in TV series as well as a scriptwriter.
  • Fanz levels behind a son, a daughter, and a grandchild.

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