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Fritz Lang (I) (1890–1976)


Fritz Lang was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1890. His father managed a construction company. His mother, Pauline Schlesinger, was Jewish but converted to Catholicism when Lang was ten. After high school, he enrolled briefly at the Technische Hochschule Wien and then started to train as a painter. From 1910 to 1914, he traveled in Europe, and he ... See full bio »

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(1963)
M Director
(1931)
Fury Director
(1936)
Metropolis Director
(1927)

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Featured in the BBC Home Service series "On Films" with Paul Mayersberg.

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7 Biographical Movies | 19 Print Biographies | 15 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lang

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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[about CinemaScope] It's only good for funerals and snakes. See more »

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Learned to speak French and English as an adult in addition to his native German. See more »

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All his films feature a shot of his hand See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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