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Fritz Genschow (1905–1977)

Fritz Genschow was born on May 15, 1905 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for The Goose Girl (1957), Sleeping Beauty (1955) and Der Struwwelpeter (1955). He was married to Rita-Maria Nowotny and Renée Stobrawa. He died on June 21, 1977 in Berlin. See full bio »


(age 72) in Berlin, Germany

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 1956/II Tischlein, deck dich
 1955 Sleeping Beauty
The King
 1955 Aschenputtel
Der Vater / Father
 1955 The Priest from Kirchfeld
Franz Wagner, Eisenbahner
 1954/II Hansel and Gretel
 1953 Rotkäppchen
 1943 Titanic
Landarbeiter Henry (uncredited)
 1943 Floh im Ohr
Großknecht Karl Lührmann
 1941 Zwielicht
Forstmeister Jürgens
 1940 Sommer, Sonne, Erika
Fritz Brochet
 1940 Links der Isar - rechts der Spree
Alfred Schulze
 1940 Rote Mühle
 1939 Verdacht auf Ursula
Gutsinspektor Arndt
 1939 Three Non-Coms
Unteroffizier Fritz Kohlhammer
 1938 Drops wird Flieger (Short)
 1938 Geld fällt vom Himmel
Gusdav Pasemann
 1938 Ikaruskinder (Short)
Ole Steffen
 1938 Roman eines Arztes
Schofför Dr. Üdings
 1937 Alkohol und Steuerrad (Short)
 1937 Augenzeugen (Short)
 1937 Wie der Hase läuft
Gustav Hase, Bahnhofsvorsteher
 1937 Talking About Jacqueline
Lionel Clark
 1937 Die Mühle von Werbellin (Short)
 1937 Dangerous Crossing
Fritz Buchholz - U-Bahn-Beamter
 1937 The Stork Society
Rolf Eltze - Erster Offizier der 'Nymphe'
 1936 Street Music
Hans Lünk - Straßenmusikant
 1936 Die letzte Fahrt der Santa Margareta
Zollkapitän Holt
 1936 Abduction
Bobby Biscot
 1935 The Student of Prague
 1935 Eine Seefahrt, die ist lustig
Fritz Schmitz
 1935 Joan of Arc
 1935 Hundred Days
 1934 Ferien vom Ich
Erich Bürger, Büroangestellter
 1934 The Sporck Battalion
Leutnant v. Naugaard
 1934 Au bout du monde
Le sibérien
 1933 Refugees
 1933 Dawn
Oberleutnant 'Phipps' Fredericks
 1931 Kennst Du das Land
 1929 Harbor Drift
Der Arbeitsloser / The Unemployed man
 1928 Der gefesselte Polo
Ottokar Kiekebusch
 1928 Hände hoch, hier Eddy Polo
 1927 Gewitter über Gottland (Short)
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German stage and screen actor, director and producer. Performed theatrically from 1924, chiefly in Berlin where he went on to establish the Kinder-Theater in 1930. Regularly in films from the late 20's, he was usually seen in secondary roles as soldiers, sea captains, forest rangers or police officers. After World War II, he became a celebrated broadcaster of children's radio with RIAS in Berlin. See more »

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