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Frantz Dobrowsky (1948–2006)

A talented and very versatile actor Frantz Dobrowsky was born 1948, and sadly died 18 January, 2006. He was a South African actor best known for his role as Jack in the Leon Schuster comedy film Panic Mechanic in 1997 as well as many more TV and cinema roles. He was also well known for an extensive theatre repertoire, particularly in Durban. On 18 ... See full bio »


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Panic Mechanic
Panic Mechanic Jack Paddaman
The Potato Eater
Othello Roderigo


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 2006 Dryfsand (TV Series)
Kaptein Jacobs (as Franz Dobrowsky)
 2004 Der weisse Afrikaner (TV Movie)
Society Guest
 2003 The Company You Keep
Shopkeeper (as Franz Dobrowsky)
 2001 Transit Cafe (TV Movie)
Cafe owner
 1997 Black Velvet Band (TV Movie)
 1997 Dark Desires: A Taste for Murder (TV Movie) (as Franz Dobrowsky)
 1997 Operation Delta Force (TV Movie)
Dr. Wendell Brenner (as Franz Dobrowsky)
 1996 Panic Mechanic
Jack Paddaman
 1996 Rhodes (TV Mini-Series)
Alfred Beit
- The Reckoning (1996) ... Alfred Beit (as Franz Dobrowsky)
- Upsetting the Apple Cart (1996) ... Alfred Beit (as Franz Dobrowsky)
- Land, Gold and Loot (1996) ... Alfred Beit (as Franz Dobrowsky)
- The Chameleon and the Fly (1996) ... Alfred Beit
- The Place of the Killing (1996) ... Alfred Beit (as Franz Dobrowsky)
 1995 Cycle Simenon (TV Series)
- Le crime de monsieur Stil (1995) ... Lambert
 1995 Live Wire 2: Human Timebomb (Video)
Pablo Arnaz (as Franz Dobrowsky)
 1994 The Visual Bible: Acts (Video)
 1993 Glaskasteel (TV Series)
George Benaki (1993)
 1991 Taxi to Soweto
Armed Patrolman
 1991 The Sheltering Desert
De Kock (as Franz Dobrowsky)
 1990 The Fourth Reich
 1990 American Ninja 4: The Annihilation
O'Reilly (as Franz Dobrowsky)
 1989 Othello (TV Movie)
 1989 Dirty Games
Guy Lechine
 1989 The Native Who Caused All the Trouble
Capt. Harry Barnes
 1989 In the Name of Blood
 1988 The Stick
 1987 Tenth of a Second
Policeman 2
 1987 The Merchant of Venice (TV Movie)
Arragon (as Franz Dobrowsky)
 1987 Shot Down
Louis (as Frantz Dubrowsky)
 1986 Professional Foul (TV Movie)
Pavel Hollar
 1986 Jake Speed
Mustafa (as Franz Dubrovsky)
 1985 Magic Is Alive, My Friends
Fruit pedlar (as Franz Dubrowsky)
 1983 Die kersietuin (TV Movie)
 1981 The Potato Eater (TV Movie)
 1980 De la Rey (TV Movie)
'Boy' Mezar (as Frantz Dobrowski)
 1980 Macbeth (TV Movie)
 1979 Pour tout l'or du Transvaal (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Wilowsky (as Franz Dobrowsky)
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Wilowsky (as Franz Dobrowsky)
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Wilowsky (as Franz Dobrowsky)
 1974 Pens en Pootjies
 1971 Sononder

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Frantz Dobrowski | Franz Dobrowsky | Franz Dubrovsky | Frantz Dubrowsky | Franz Dubrowsky

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