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Drosselmeyer (Character)
from The Nutcracker (1977/I) (TV)

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Drosselmeyer is the mysterious magician-like figure in Tchaikovsky's ballet "The Nutcracker"... See more »
Alternate Names:
'Uncle' Drosselmeier / Dr. Dross / Drosselmajer / Drosselmayer / Drosselmeier / Drosselmeier, Hofuhrmacher / Grandfather Drosselmayer / Herr Drosselmeier / Herr Drosselmeyer / Uncle Drosselmeier / Uncle Drosselmeyer


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  1. "The Bolshoi Ballet: Live from Moscow"
        - The Nutcracker (2010) TV episode, Played by Denis Savin

  2. The Nutcracker (2009) Played by Gary Avis
  3. Nutcracker on Ice (2009) (TV) Played by Rudy Galindo
  4. The Nutcracker (2008) (V) Played by Anton Adasinsky (as Herr Drosselmeyer)
    ... aka "Nutcracker" - USA (DVD box title)
  5. "Great Performances"
        - Dance in America: San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker (2008) TV episode, Played by Damian Smith (as Uncle Drosselmeyer)
        - The Nutcracker (2001) TV episode, Played by Anthony Dowell
        - The Hard Nut (1992) TV episode, Played by Rob Besserer (as Drosselmeier)
  6. Casse Noisette (The Nutcracker) (2008) Played by Jeremie Belingard
  7. The Secret of the Nutcracker (2007) (TV) Played by Brian Cox
  8. The Nutcracker and the Mouseking (2004) (V) Played by Volker Brandt (as Drosselmeier) / Eric Idle (as Drosselmeier)
  9. Nutcracker! (2003) (TV) Played by Scott Ambler (as Dr. Dross)
  10. "Princess Tutu" (2002) TV series Played by Marty Fleck
    ... aka "Purinsesu Chuchu" - Japan (original title)
  11. Barbie in the Nutcracker (2001) (V) Played by French Tickner (as Grandfather Drosselmayer)
  12. Caisse-Noisette (2001) (V) Played by Oliver Matz

  13. The Nuttiest Nutcracker (1999) (V) Played by Jim Cummings (as Uncle Drosselmeier)
  14. The IMAX Nutcracker (1997) Played by Heathcote Williams (as 'Uncle' Drosselmeier)
  15. Nutcracker on Ice (1995) (TV) Played by Brian Orser (as Drosselmeier)
  16. The Nutcracker (1994/II) (V) Played by Joseph Cipolla
  17. The Nutcracker (1994/I) (V) Played by Piotr Russanov (as Drosselmayer)
  18. Nutcracker on Ice (1994) (TV) Played by Victor Petrenko (as Drosselmeier)
  19. The Nutcracker (1993) Played by Bart Robinson Cook (as Drosselmeier)
    ... aka "George Balanchine's The Nutcracker" - USA (complete title)
  20. The Nutcracker Prince (1990) Played by Peter Boretski (as Uncle Drosselmeier)

  21. The Nutcracker (1989) (V) Played by Yuri Vetrov
  22. The Nutcracker (1988) (V) Played by Laurent Hilaire
  23. The Nutcracker (1987) (V) Played by Vladimir Levashev (as Drosselmayer)
  24. Nutcracker (1986) Played by Hugh Bigney (as Herr Drosselmeier)
    ... aka "Nutcracker: The Motion Picture" - USA (promotional title)
    ... aka "Pacific Northwest Ballet's Nutcracker" - USA (complete title)
  25. The Nutcracker (1985) (TV) Played by Michael Coleman

  26. Nutcracker Fantasy (1979) Played by Christopher Lee (as Uncle Drosselmeyer) / Kô Nishimura (as Uncle Drosselmeyer)
  27. The Nutcracker (1977/II) (TV) Played by Vladimir Levashev
  28. The Nutcracker (1977/I) (TV) Played by Alexander Minz
  29. Das Märchen von der harten Nuß (1972) (TV) Played by Kurt Sowinetz (as Drosselmeier, Hofuhrmacher)
    ... aka "The Tale of the Hard Nut" - USA (literal English title)

  30. The Nutcracker (1968) (TV) Played by Rudolf Nureyev
  31. Dziadek do orzechów (1967) Played by Wienczyslaw Glinski (as Drosselmajer)
  32. The Nutcracker (1964) (TV) Played by Harald Kreutzberg
    ... aka "Der Nußknacker" - West Germany (original title)

  33. "Playhouse 90"
        - The Nutcracker (1958) TV episode, Played by George Balanchine
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  1. "Breakfast with the Arts"
        - The Nutcracker (1997) TV episode, Played by Alexander Minz

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Fun Stuff

From The Nutcracker Prince (1990)
Uncle Drosselmeier: But there's something I must do first for my nephew.
Clara: Nephew? I didn't know you had a nephew. How old is he?
Fritz: Will we meet him?
Clara: Is he really your nephew or does he just call you uncle like we do?
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