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Kurt Raab (1941–1988)

Kurt Raab was born on July 20, 1941 in Bergreichenstein, Sudetenland. He was an actor and production designer, known for Why Does Herr R. Run Amok? (1970), Tenderness of the Wolves (1973) and Satan's Brew (1976). He died on June 28, 1988 in Hamburg, Germany. See full bio »


(age 46) in Hamburg, Germany

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 1989 Reporter (TV Series)
 1988 Wohin?
 1987 Der Elegante Hund (TV Series)
 1987 The Riddle of the Sands (TV Movie)
Underwood (uncredited)
 1987 Escape from Sobibor (TV Movie)
Sgt. Frenzel
 1986 Das Totenreich (TV Movie)
 1986 Schloßherren (TV Series)
 1986 Kir Royal (TV Mini-Series)
Michel, Butler
- Das Volk sieht nichts (1986) ... Michel, Butler
 1986 Detektivbüro Roth (TV Series)
Dr. Ross
- Wir halten keinen (1986) ... Dr. Ross
 1986 Transitträume
 1985 Bolero
 1985 Bones
 1985 Mussolini and I (TV Series)
Adolf Hitler
 1985 Angry Harvest
 1985 Kleine Stadt, ich liebe dich (TV Mini-Series)
 1984 Die schwarzen Brüder (TV Mini-Series)
Mann mit Narbe
 1984 Franz Xaver Brunnmayr (TV Series)
 1984 Im Himmel ist die Hölle los
 1984 Abwärts
Elevator Maintenance
 1984 Rambo Zambo (TV Movie)
 1984 Humus (Short)
 1984 Tricheurs
 1984 The Record
P.K. Wütrich
 1983 Traumlage (TV Movie)
 1983 Hauptsache: Leben... (TV Movie)
 1983 Hauptsache konsequent (TV Movie)
 1983 Die Matrosen von Kronstadt (TV Movie)
 1983 Bella Donna
 1983 Derrick (TV Series)
- Via Genua (1983)
 1983 Der Zappler
 1982 Die Komplizen (TV Movie)
Marcel Lambert
 1982 Dr. Margarete Johnsohn (TV Movie)
Herr Körber
 1982 The Ghost
 1982 Krimistunde (TV Series)
 1982 Ich werde warten (TV Movie)
Herr Dankert
 1982 Liebeskonzil
 1982 Der Zauberberg
Dr. Krokowski
 1982 Bekenntnisse des Hochstaplers Felix Krull (TV Mini-Series)
Sally Meerschaum
 1981 Der glücklose Mann (TV Movie)
 1981 Die Fahrt nach Schlangenbad (TV Movie)
Alfred Wittkowsky
 1981 Sechsunddreißig Stunden (TV Movie)
 1981 Frankfurt: The Face of a City
Onkel Ossi
 1981 Heute spielen wir den Boß
 1981 Wie die Weltmeister
 1981 Exil (TV Mini-Series)
- Anna (1981)
- Benjamin (1981) ... Heilbrunn
 1981 Angels of Iron
 1981 Totally Frozen
Herr Münch
 1980 Slow Attack
Maria Franz Beekenbrandt
 1980 Under Lock and Key (TV Movie)
 1979 Der Sturz
 1979 Die Buddenbrooks (TV Mini-Series)
 1979 It Can Only Get Worse
Mann von Glorias Freundin
 1979 Victor (TV Movie)
Ein Zirkusansager
 1979 Der ganz normale Wahnsinn (TV Series)
- Zweites Kapitel (1979) ... Franz
- Viertes Kapitel (1979) ... Franz
- Drittes Kapitel (1979) ... Franz
- Erstes Kapitel (1979) ... Franz
- Siebtes Kapitel ... Franz
 1978 Boarding School
 1977 The Stationmaster's Wife (TV Movie)
Xaver Ferdinand Maria Bolwieser - Station Master
 1977 Petty Thieves
 1976 Satan's Brew
Walter Kranz
 1976 The Atlantic Swimmers
 1975 Fear of Fear (TV Movie)
Herr Bauer
 1975 Mother Küsters Goes to Heaven
Barbesitzer Gustav
 1975 Like a Bird on a Wire (TV Movie)
Barbesucher (uncredited)
 1975 Fox and His Friends
 1974-1975 Münchner Geschichten (TV Series)
Peter Pickl
- Ois anders (1975) ... Peter Pickl
- Ein Ziel im Leben (1974) ... Peter Pickl
 1974 Der Verfolger (TV Movie)
 1974/I Martha (TV Movie)
Secretary - German embassy
 1974 Die Verrohung des Franz Blum
Wupke, Aufseher
 1974 Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
Car Mechanic (uncredited)
 1973 World on a Wire (TV Movie)
Mark Holm
 1972-1973 Eight Hours are Not a Day (TV Mini-Series)
- Monika und Harald (1973) ... Harald
- Franz und Ernst (1973) ... Harald
- Oma und Gregor (1972) ... Harald
- Jochen und Marion (1972) ... Harald
 1973 Jail Bait (TV Movie)
Factory Boss
 1972 Bremen Freedom (TV Movie)
 1972 Cartoon (TV Series)
- Episode #6.2 (1972)
 1971 The Merchant of Four Seasons
Kurt, Heide's husband
 1971 Beware of a Holy Whore
Fred, Ausstatter
 1971 Whity
The Pianist (uncredited)
 1971 Rio das Mortes (TV Movie)
 1970 Mathias Kneissl
Fritz Rechthaler, Jungbauer
 1970 Weg vom Fenster (TV Movie)
Erster Erzieher
 1970 The Niklashausen Journey (TV Movie)
 1970 The American Soldier
Rickys Bruder
 1970 Das Kaffeehaus (TV Movie)
Don Marzio
 1970 Gods of the Plague
Gast in der Kneipe (uncredited)
 1969 Die Revolte (TV Movie)
 1969 Love is Colder Than Death
Aufsichtsperson im Kaufhaus
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Actor, director, screenwriter and production designer. Though born in what is present-day Czech Republic, he grew up in lower Bavaria. He made his stage debut in 1967 and was a co-founder of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's 'Anti-Theatre' the following year. He starred in that director's stage productions and in films from the late 1960's (again mostly for Fassbinder), specialising in powerful ... See more »


Frequently cast in Rainer Werner Fassbinder films.


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