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Carl Schenkel (I) (1948–2003)

Carl Schenkel was born on May 8, 1948 in Berne, Switzerland. He relocated to Frankfurt, Germany and worked as a journalist while studying for a degree in sociology. Schenkel broke into the movie industry in the mid-1970's as a script collaborator and assistant director before making his feature debut as both writer and director with the lowbrow ... See full bio »

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 2001 Murder on the Orient Express (TV Movie)
 2000 Missing Pieces (TV Movie)
 1997 Kalte Küsse (TV Movie)
 1997 Profiler (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1996 In the Lake of the Woods (TV Movie)
 1995 The Surgeon
 1994 Beyond Betrayal (TV Movie)
 1992 Knight Moves
 1990 Silhouette (TV Movie)
 1989 The Edge (TV Movie)
 1987 Bay Coven (TV Movie)
 1985-1987 Deadly Nightmares (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Homebodies (1987)
- True Believer (1986)
- Ghostwriter (1986)
- The Killer (1985)
 1984 Abwärts
 1981 Strike Back
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Alternate Names:

Carlos Ombra | Carlo Ombra

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Made his directorial debut under the name Carlo Ombra.

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