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Ernst Hanfstaengl (1887–1975)

Ernst Hanfstaengl was born on February 2, 1887 in Munich, Germany as Ernst Franz Sedgwick Hanfstaengl. He is known for his work on Hans Westmar (1933), The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich (1968) and Portraits of Power (1957). He was married to Helene Niemeyer. He died on November 6, 1975 in Munich. See full bio »


(age 88) in Munich, Germany

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Known For

Hans Westmar
Hans Westmar Composer
Portraits of Power


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 1933 Hans Westmar
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 1933 Hans Westmar (supervisor)
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 1968 The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Ernst 'Putzi' Hanfstaengl)
 1957 Portraits of Power (TV Series)
- Adolf Hitler (1957) ... Himself
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 1998 Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War (TV Series documentary)
Himself - 'Putzi'
- Roosevelt's Spymasters ... Himself - 'Putzi' (uncredited)
 1989 The Fatal Attraction of Adolf Hitler (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Putzi Hanfstaengel)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Putzi Hanfstaengel | Ernst 'Putzi' Hanfstaengl


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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Only known person to have worked for both Franklin D. Roosevelt and Adolf Hitler. See more »

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