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Fritz Lang (I) (1890–1976)


Fritz Lang was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1890. His father managed a construction company. His mother, Pauline Schlesinger, was Jewish but converted to Catholicism when Lang was ten. After high school, he enrolled briefly at the Technische Hochschule Wien and then started to train as a painter. From 1910 to 1914, he traveled in Europe, and he ... See full bio »

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7 Biographical Movies | 19 Print Biographies | 9 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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5' 11" (1.8 m)
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I do not like producers. See more »

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Because of his figure and his narrations he was considered as a winning companion. But his employees also knew the other side of Fritz Lang, that one who stood in the studio at 7 a.m. and worked till 11 p.m., sometimes later. See more »

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All his films feature a shot of his hand See more »

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Sagittarius

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