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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, West Germany. See full bio »

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Pandora's Box
Pandora's Box Dr. Ludwig Schön
(1929)
Der Ruf
Der Ruf Professor Mauthner
(1949)
The Razor's Edge
(1946)
Der Andere
Der Andere Staatsanwalt Hallers
(1930)

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 1951 Bluebeard
Haushofsmeister
 1950 Epilog: Das Geheimnis der Orplid
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
 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 Die Nacht des Schreckens
Prince Wagarin
 1929 Die Frau im Talar
Konsul Backhaug
 1929 Three Loves
Dr. Karoff
 1929 Somnambul
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 Students' Love
Karsten
 1927 Mata Hari: the Red Dancer
Graf Bobrykin
 1926 Dürfen wir schweigen?
Der annoncierender Arzt
 1924 Dr. Wislizenus
Dr. Wislizenus
 1924 Moderne Ehen
Diener
 1924 The Hands of Orlac
Nera (as Kortner)
 1923 Arme Sünderin
Canary
 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 Va banque
S. M. Wulff
 1920 Gerechtigkeit
 1920 Satanas
Pharao Amenhotep
 1919 Ohne Zeugen
 1919 Das Auge des Buddha
indischer Diener
 1918 Das andere Ich
Professor
 1917 Die Lieblingsfrau des Maharadscha - 2. Teil
Bruder von Maharadscha Bhima
 1916 Die Lieblingsfrau des Maharadscha
Bruder von Maharadscha Bhima
 1915 Police Nr. 1111
Mac Waldy
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During the years he lived in Hollywood Kortner didn't direct for movies. He was assigned as an actor, frequently in anti nazi films like "Der seltsame Tod des Adolf Hitler" (1943), for which Kortner also wrote the screenplay, and "The Hitler Gang" (1944). See more »

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