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Fritz Kortner (1892–1970)

Fritz Kortner was born on May 12, 1892 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Fritz Nathan Kohn. He was an actor and director, known for Pandora's Box (1929), Der Ruf (1949) and The Razor's Edge (1946). He was married to Johanna Hofer. He died on July 22, 1970 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. See full bio »

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 1968 Der Kaufmann von Venedig (TV Movie)
Shylock
 1951 Bluebeard
Haushofsmeister
 1950 Epilogue
Mr. P. L. Hoopman
 1949 Der Ruf
Professor Mauthner
 1948 The Vicious Circle
Joseph Schwartz
 1948 Berlin Express
Franzen
 1947 The Brasher Doubloon
Rudolph Vannier
 1946 The Razor's Edge
Kosti
 1943 The Purple V
Thomas Forster
 1937 Bombs Over London
Minister Peters of Grovnia
 1935 The Crouching Beast
Ahmed Bey
 1935 Abdul the Damned
Sultan Abdul Hamid II / Kelar - his double
 1934 Evensong
Arthur Kober
 1934 Little Friend
Giant
 1931 Danton
Danton
 1930 The Love Storm
Captain Kell
 1930 Der Andere
Staatsanwalt Hallers
 1929 Giftgas
Konzernpräsident Straaten
 1929 Atlantik
Heinrich Thomas, author
 1929 The Ship of Lost Men
Capt. Fernando Vela
 1929 Die Frau im Talar
Konsul Backhaug
 1929 Three Loves
Dr. Karoff
 1929 The Somnambulist
Fabrikant Bingen
 1928 The Last Night
Montaloup
 1928 Marquis d'Eon, der Spion der Pompadour
Zar Paul von Rußland
 1928 Mein Leben für das Deine
Frontenac
 1928 Dame Care
Der alte Meyhöfer
 1927 Draga Maschin
 1927 Die Geliebte des Gouverneurs
Zarewitsch Alexander / Gouverneurs Sohn
 1927 Alpentragödie
Mairas Vater
 1927 Mata Hari: the Red Dancer
Graf Bobrykin
 1926 Dürfen wir schweigen?
Der annoncierender Arzt
 1924 Armes kleines Mädchen (Short)
 1924 Dr. Wislizenus
Dr. Wislizenus
 1924 Moderne Ehen
Diener
 1924 The Hands of Orlac
Nera
 1923 Arme Sünderin
Canary
 1923 Warning Shadows
The count
 1923 Nora
Krogstadt, Rechtsanwalt
 1922 Peter the Great
Patriarch Adrian
 1922 Der Graf von Essex
Lord Nottingham
 1922 Luise Millerin
Miller
 1921 Am roten Kliff
Henning Rinkens
 1921 Danton
 1921 Landstraße und Großstadt
Mendel Hammerstein
 1921 The Genoa Conspiracy
Gianettino
 1921 Das Haus der Qualen
Arzt
 1921 Das Haus zum Mond
Jan van Haag - Wachsfigurenhändler
 1921 Die Lieblingsfrau des Maharadscha - 3. Teil
Bhima, Bruder des Maharadschas
 1920 Die Nacht der Königin Isabeau
Connetable
 1920 Weltbrand
Iwan Becker
 1920 Catherine the Great
Potemkin
 1920 Va banque
S. M. Wulff
 1920 Gerechtigkeit
 1920 Satanas
Pharao Amenhotep
 1919 Else von Erlenhof (Short)
 1919 Ohne Zeugen
 1919 Das Auge des Buddha
indischer Diener
 1918 Frauenehre (Short)
Mathias Enger
 1918 Das andere Ich
Professor
 1918 Der Stärkere (Short)
 1917 Der Brief einer Toten (Short)
 1915 Police Nr. 1111
Mac Waldy
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Versatile star character actor, noted for his portrayal of Danton on stage and screen. Son of a jeweller. Studied acting at the Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts in Vienna, making his theatrical debut in 1910. Came to fame after 1919 with Max Reinhardt's Deutsches Theater in Berlin, appearing in classical parts such as Shylock and Othello. In film from 1915. After a falling out with Reinhardt, ... See more »

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