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Hardy Krüger (I)


At thirteen years, German-born and raised Hardy Kruger became a member of the "Hitler Jugend" (Hitler Youth), as did all 13-year-old boys in Germany then. The purpose of the organization was to prepare the boys for military service. At age 15, Hardy made his film debut in a German picture (Junge Adler (1944)), but his acting career was interrupted... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Barry Lyndon
Barry Lyndon Capt. Potzdorf
(1975)
Hatari!
Hatari! Kurt Muller
(1962)
The Flight of the Phoenix
The Flight of the Phoenix Heinrich Dorfmann
(1965)

Filmography

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 2016 Thadeusz (TV Series)
- Hardy Krüger (2016)
 2011 Familiengeheimnisse - Liebe, Schuld und Tod (TV Movie)
Victor Frey
 1984 Slagskämpen
Mandell
 1982 Wrong Is Right
Helmut Unger (as Hardy Kruger)
 1978 Blue Fin
Bill Pascoe (as Hardy Kruger)
 1978 The Wild Geese
Lt. Pieter Coetzee (as Hardy Kruger)
 1977 A Bridge Too Far
Maj. Gen. Karl Ludwig (as Hardy Kruger)
 1977 À chacun son enfer
Commissaire Bolar
 1976 The Spy Who Never Was
Arthur Hersfeld
 1975 Barry Lyndon
Capt. Potzdorf (as Hardy Kruger)
 1975 Paper Tiger
Müller
 1973 Le solitaire
Eric Lambrecht
 1973 Sutjeska
 1972 What the Peeper Saw
Paul
 1971 Das Messer (TV Mini-Series)
Jim Ellis
- Dritter Teil (1971) ... Jim Ellis
- Zweiter Teil (1971) ... Jim Ellis
- Erster Teil (1971) ... Jim Ellis
 1969 The Red Tent
Lundborg (as Hardy Kruger)
 1969 The Secret of Santa Vittoria
Capt. von Prum
 1969 Bitka na Neretvi
Kranzer
 1969 The Lady of Monza
Father Paolo Arrigone
 1968 Le franciscain de Bourges
Alfred Stanke
 1967 La grande sauterelle
Carl
 1966 Les fables de La Fontaine (TV Series)
Bûcheron
- La Mort et le Bûcheron (1966) ... Bûcheron
 1966 L'espion
Counselor Peter Heinzmann (as Hardy Kruger)
 1965 The Flight of the Phoenix
Heinrich Dorfmann (as Hardy Kruger)
 1965 Le chant du monde
Antonio
 1965 The Uninhibited
Vincent
 1964 Le gros coup
Frank Willes
 1962 Three Fables of Love
El rubio (segment "La mort et le bûcheron")
 1962 Hatari!
Kurt Muller (as Hardy Kruger)
 1961 Der Traum von Lieschen Müller
Autograph hunter
 1961 Zwei unter Millionen
Karl
 1961 Taxi for Tobruk
Le capitaine Ludwig von Stegel
 1960 Bumerang
Robert Wegner
 1959 Die Gans von Sedan
Fritz Brösicke
 1959 Chance Meeting
Jan-Van Rooyer (as Hardy Kruger)
 1959 The Rest Is Silence
John H. Claudius
 1958 Bachelor of Hearts
Wolf Hauser
 1958 Confess, Dr. Corda
Dr. Fred Corda
 1957 Der Fuchs von Paris
Capt. Fürstenwerth
 1957 Banktresor 713
Klaus Burkhardt, sein Bruder
 1956 Die Christel von der Post
Horst Arndt, Kriminalassistent
 1956 Liane, Jungle Goddess
Thoren
 1955 Alibi
Harald Meinhardt
 1955 An der schönen blauen Donau
König Richard
 1954 The Last Summer
Rikola Valbo
 1953 Ich und Du
Peter Erdmann
 1953 Muß man sich gleich scheiden lassen?
Andreas von Doerr
 1953 As Long as You're Near Me
Stefan Berger
 1953 Die Jungfrau auf dem Dach
Donald Gresham
 1953 The Moon Is Blue
Tourist (US version) / Donald Gresham (German version) (uncredited)
 1952 Illusion in Moll
Paul Alsbacher
 1952 Ich heiße Niki
Paul
 1951 Mein Freund, der Dieb
Bimbo
 1951 Schön muß man sein
Juppi Holunder Jr.
 1950 Insel ohne Moral
Manfred
 1950 Das Mädchen aus der Südsee
Richard Kirbach
 1949 Kätchen für alles
Schuspielschüler
 1949 Diese Nacht vergess ich nie
Eugen Schröter
 1944 Junge Adler
Bäumchen (as Eberhard Krüger)
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Hardy Kruger | Eberhard Krüger | Hardy Krüger sen.
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Was among the actors being considered for Hans Fallada in Lifeforce (1985). Frank Finlay won the role. See more »

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