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O.W. Fischer (1915–2004)

O.W. Fischer was born on April 1, 1915 in Klosterneuburg, Austria-Hungary as Otto Wilhelm Fischer. He was an actor and director, known for Helden (1958), Ludwig II: Glanz und Ende eines Königs (1955) and Ich suche dich (1956). He was married to Anna Usell. He died on January 29, 2004 in Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland. See full bio »

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 1988 Herbst in Lugano (TV Movie)
 1986 Auferstehung in Lugano (TV Movie)
 1978 Teerosen (TV Movie)
 1977 Ein Glas Wasser (TV Movie)
Lord Bolingbroke
 1972 Amouren (TV Movie)
Garry Essendine
 1971 Die Fliege und der Frosch (TV Movie)
 1970 Das weite Land (TV Movie)
Friedrich Hofreiter (as Otto W. Fischer)
 1969 Transplantation (TV Movie)
Professor Kalas
 1965 El marqués
Marquis Antonio de las Nieves
 1965 Uncle Tom's Cabin
 1963 Breakfast in Bed
Henry Clausen
 1963 Berlin-Melodie (TV Movie)
 1961 Das Riesenrad
Rudolf von Hill
 1960 The Magnificent Rogue
Philipp Kalder
 1960 Scheidungsgrund: Liebe
Dr. Thomas Werther
 1959 Rebel Flight to Cuba
Peter van Houten
 1959 Menschen im Hotel
Baron Felix von Gaigern
 1959 Whirlpool
 1958 Il bacio del sole (Don Vesuvio)
Don Mario Borrelli (Don Vesuvio)
 1958 ...und nichts als die Wahrheit
Dr. Stefan Donat
 1957 El Hakim
 1957 Scandal in Bad Ischl
Dr. Franz Duhr
 1956 Mein Vater, der Schauspieler
Wolfgang Ohlsen
 1954 Portrait of an Unknown Woman
Jan Maria Keller
 1954 A Love Story
Jost v. Fredersdorff, Rittmeister
 1953 Tagebuch einer Verliebten
Paul Holzmann
 1953 As Long as You're Near Me
Frank Tornau
 1953 A Heart's Foul Play
Peter van Booven
 1953 Der träumende Mund
 1952 Cuba Cabana
Robby Tomsen
 1952 Bis wir uns wiedersehn
Paul Mayrhöfer
 1952 Ich hab' mich so an Dich gewöhnt
Dr. Peter Heider - Jurist
 1952 Tausend rote Rosen blüh'n
Andreas Mahler
 1952 Desires
Hans Falkner
 1951 Heidelberger Romanze
Hans-Joachim, Prinz von Reiningen
 1951 Verträumte Tage
Florian Faber
 1949 Kiss Me Casanova
 1949 Beloved of the World
König Raoul
 1948 Verlorenes Rennen
Robert Rimml
 1948 Hin und her
 1947 The Immortal Face
Anselm Feuerbach
 1947 Lysistrata
 1944 Seven Letters
Felix Lombard, Author
 1943 Die beiden Schwestern
Andreas Holk
 1943 Wien 1910
Karl Lechner
 1942 Sommerliebe
Franz von Haflinger
 1941 Der Meineidbauer
Franz Ferner
 1940 My Daughter Lives in Vienna
Hauser Chauffeur
 1939 Fräulein Figaro (Short)
 1939 Schwarz gegen Blond (Short)
Erich (as Otto Wilhelm Fischer)
 1939 Anthony the Last
Graf Willy Othmar
 1936 Burg Theatre
Schauspieler des Burgtheaters
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Alternate Names:

Otto W. Fischer | Otto Wilhelm Fischer

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Being one half of German cinema's dream couple with Maria Schell in the 1950s, he became the best paid actor in Germany at that time. See more »

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