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Frederick Valk (1895–1956)

Frederick Valk was born on June 10, 1895 in Hamburg, Germany. He was an actor, known for Dead of Night (1945), Saraband (1948) and Bad Blonde (1953). He died on July 23, 1956 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 61) in London, England, UK

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 1956 Zarak
Haji Khan (Zarak's father)
 1956 Aggie (TV Series)
Prefect of Police
- Snap Judgment (1956) ... Prefect of Police
 1956 Wicked as They Come
Mr. Reisner (uncredited)
 1955 Secret Venture
Otto Weber
 1955 I Am a Camera
 1955 Magic Fire
Minister von Moll
 1955 The Colditz Story
 1954 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Donaffrio / Vanderhof
- The Mix-Up (1954) ... Donaffrio
- Rehearsal (1954) ... Vanderhof
 1953 Break to Freedom
Camp Kommandant
 1953 Bad Blonde
Giuseppe Vecchi
 1953 Never Let Me Go
 1953 I Chose Love
 1951 The Magic Box
Maurice Guttenburg
 1951 Outcast of the Islands
 1949 Dear Mr. Prohack
Dr. Viega
 1948 Saraband
The Elector Ernest Augustus
 1946 Stairway to Heaven
RAF Chaplain (uncredited)
 1945 Latin Quarter
Dr. Ivan Krasner
 1945 Dead of Night
Dr. Van Straaten
 1944 Hotel Reserve
Emil Schimler, alias Paul Heimberger
 1942 Thunder Rock
Dr. Stefan Kurtz
 1942 The Young Mr. Pitt
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1941 The Patient Vanishes
Dr. Moger
 1941 Suicide Squadron
Polish Bomber Commander
 1941 Gasbags
 1940 Neutral Port
Captain Traumer
 1940 Night Train to Munich
Gestapo Officer (as Fritz Valk)
 1939 The Torso Murder Mystery
German Ambassador (uncredited)
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Other Works:

He acted in the Old Vic Theatre Season at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Sybil Thorndike, Lewis Casson, Bernard Miles, and Frank Petley in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie was director. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Fritz Valk

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Personal Quote:

It is said that those who talk so much on the stage shouldn't talk too much in private. No artist should talk at all, he should let his work speak for him.


Ironically fled Nazism in 1930s Germany only to be stereotyped as fearless, imposing-eyed Kommandants in British war pictures; later played doctors, kings and cabinet ministers as well. See more »

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