Ekkehard Schall: Ekkehard Schall. Actor: Mother Courage and Her Children. Ekkehard Schall was born on 29 May 1930 in Magdeburg, Germany. He was an actor, known for Mother Courage and Her Children (1961), Mandragola (1961) and Herr Puntila und sein Knecht Matti (1979). He was previously married to Barbara Berg. He died on 3 September 2005 in Berlin, Germany.