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Karl Valentin (1882–1948)

Karl Valentin was born on June 4, 1882 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany as Valentin Ludwig Fey. He was an actor and writer, known for Die Erbschaft (1936), The Jolly Vagabonds (1912) and Der verhexte Scheinwerfer (1934). He was married to Gisela Royes. He died on February 9, 1948 in Planegg, Bavaria. See full bio »

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 1941 In der Apotheke (Short)
 1937 Der Antennendraht (Short)
 1936 Beim Nervenarzt (Short)
Herr Meier
 1936 Beim Rechtsanwalt (Short)
der Bauer
 1936 Der Bittsteller (Short)
 1936 Die Erbschaft (Short)
Karl Meier
 1936 Die karierte Weste (Short)
Karl Pechkopf
 1936 Ein verhängnisvolles Geigensolo (Short)
 1936 Musik zu zweien (Short)
First music clown
 1936 Street Music
 1935 Kirschen in Nachbars Garten
Valentin, sein Gärtner
 1934 Der verhexte Scheinwerfer (Short)
der Elektriker
 1934 Der Zithervirtuose (Short)
der Zithervirtuose
 1934 Es knallt (Short)
Xaver Fürst, Kunstschütze
 1934 So ein Theater! (Short)
 1934 Der Firmling (Short)
der Vater
 1934 Im Schallplattenladen (Short)
 1934 Der Theaterbesuch (Short)
Fannys Mann (uncredited)
 1933 Orchesterprobe (Short)
Trompeter and Violinspieler
 1933 Im Photoatelier (Short)
 1932 Die verkaufte Braut
Zirkusdirektor (as Valentin)
 1929 Der Feuerwehrtrompeter (Short)
 1929 Der Sonderling
Karl Valentin, Schneidergeselle
 1923 The Mysteries of a Hairdresser's Shop (Short)
 1913 Der neue Schreibtisch (Short)
Sekretär Dürr
 1913 Karl Valentins Hochzeit (Short)
 1912 The Jolly Vagabonds (Short)
Valentin (police officer)
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Legendary German comedian, whose jokes and sketches became legendary, although they were more profound as they seemed to be. See more »

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