Karlheinz Böhm (I) (1928–2014)

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The son of conductor Karl Böhm began his acting career on stage in Germany. In Europe, he is still best known for his role in the Sissi (1955) series, although he later starred in several movies of cult director Rainer Werner Fassbinder. After 1981, he was exclusively involved in charitable work in Ethiopia. See full bio »

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Sissi - Die junge Kaiserin Kaiser Franz Josef
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 1996 Der Bergdoktor (TV Series)
Karlheinz Böhm
- Tropenfieber (1996) ... Karlheinz Böhm
 1983 Inflation im Paradies (TV Movie)
Redakteur (segment "Testschock")
 1983 Ringstraßenpalais (TV Series)
Bernie Artenberg
- Der Staatsvertrag (1983) ... Bernie Artenberg
- Leben auf Abruf (1983) ... Bernie Artenberg
- Die Heimkehrer (1983) ... Bernie Artenberg
- Fliegeralarm (1983) ... Bernie Artenberg
- Eine Rechnung wird bezahlt (1983) ... Bernie Artenberg
 1981 Die Laurents (TV Series)
Theodore Laurent
- Freiheit, die ich meine - 1819 (1981) ... Theodore Laurent
- Franzosenzeit - 1808 (1981) ... Theodore Laurent
- Zeit der Liederlichkeit - 1795 (1981) ... Theodore Laurent
 1979 Kur in Travemünde (TV Movie)
Manfred Angenendt
 1978 Tatort (TV Series)
Dr. Ferdinand Prelinger
- Schwarze Einser (1978) ... Dr. Ferdinand Prelinger (as Karl Heinz Böhm)
 1976 Die Tannerhütte (TV Movie)
 1976 Seniorenschweiz (TV Movie)
 1975 Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven
Karl Thälmann
 1975 Fox and His Friends
Max (as Karl-Heinz Böhm)
 1975 Im Hause des Kommerzienrates (TV Movie)
Dr. Bruck
 1974 Effi Briest
Wüllersdorf (as Karl-Heinz Böhm)
 1974/I Martha (TV Movie)
Helmut Salomon
 1973 Hubertus Castle
 1973 Vabanque (TV Movie)
Thomas J. Lockwood
 1973 Immobilien (TV Movie)
 1972 Motiv Liebe (TV Series)
- Die Freundin ... Vater
 1972 Verdacht gegen Barry Croft (TV Movie)
Barry Croft
 1970 Literatur (TV Movie)
 1969 Traumnovelle (TV Movie)
 1966 The Venetian Affair
Robert Wahl (as Karl Boehm)
 1966 An Ideal Husband (TV Movie)
Lord Goring
 1965 The Hour of Truth
Jonathan (as Karl Boehm)
 1963 Combat! (TV Series)
- The Wounded Don't Cry (1963) ... Bauer (as Karl Boehm)
 1963 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Professor Thomas Marton
- Who Killed Julian Buck? (1963) ... Professor Thomas Marton (as Karl Boehm)
 1963 Rififi in Tokyo
Carl Mersen
 1963 Come Fly with Me
Baron Franz Von Elzingen (as Karl Boehm)
 1963 The Virginian (TV Series)
Karl Rilke
- The Golden Door (1963) ... Karl Rilke (as Karl Boehm)
 1962 The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm (as Karl Boehm)
 1962 Cross of the Living
 1962 The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
Heinrich von Hartrott (as Karl Boehm)
 1961 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
Ludwig van Beethoven
- The Magnificent Rebel: Part 2 (1961) ... Ludwig van Beethoven (as Karl Boehm)
- The Magnificent Rebel: Part 1 (1961) ... Ludwig van Beethoven (as Carl Boehm)
 1960 Crook and the Cross
Pater Steiner
 1960 Playgirl After Dark
Robert Jouvel (as Carl Boehm)
 1960 Peeping Tom
Mark Lewis (as Carl Boehm)
 1959 La Paloma
Robert Dahlberg
 1959 Court Martial
Oberleutnant Düren
 1958 Das Dreimäderlhaus
Franz Schubert
 1958 That Won't Keep a Sailor Down
Peter Hille
 1958 The Stowaway
Jean (as Carl-Heinz Boehm)
 1958 Examen des Lebens (TV Movie)
Paul Gardiner
 1957 Sissi: The Fateful Years of an Empress
Emperor Franz Josef of Austria
 1957 Castle in Tyrol
Thomas Stegmann
 1957 Seamen
Alfred Hanstein
 1956 Sissi - Die junge Kaiserin
Kaiser Franz Josef
 1956 Nina
Frank Wilson
 1956 Kitty and the Great Big World
Robert Ashlin
 1956 Marriage of Dr. Danwitz
Dr. med. Danwitz
 1955 Her Crime Was Love
 1955 Sissi
Kaiser Franz Joseph
 1955 Swedish Girl
Klaus Richter
 1955 Operation Sleeping Bag
Kanonier Gravenhorst
 1955 Ich war ein häßliches Mädchen
Thomas von Bley
 1955 Sacred Lie
 1954 Die goldene Pest
Karl Hellmer
 1954 Die Hexe
 1954 Son of St. Moritz
Dr. Robert Frank
 1953 Hochzeit auf Reisen
Dr. Walter Delius
 1953 Der unsterbliche Lump
Johannes Ritter / Petroni
 1953 Arlette erobert Paris
Gérard Laurent
 1953 Salto Mortale
Manfred Langen
 1952 Der Tag vor der Hochzeit (as Karl Heinz Böhm)
 1952 Der Weibertausch
Lorenz Holler
 1952 Mandragore
Frank Braun
 1952 Haus des Lebens
Pit Harlacher
 1952 Wienerinnen
 1949 Very Passionate Love
Blumenbote (uncredited)
 1948 The Angel with the Trumpet
Franz Alt jr. (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Carl-Heinz Boehm | Carl Boehm | Karl Boehm | Carl Bohm | Carl Böhm | Karl Heinz Böhm | Karl-Heinz Böhm | Karl Böhm


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Kristina Böhm | See more »


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Said on Beckmann (1999) the influence of director Rainer Werner Fassbinder changed his political attitude and evoked his interest in global problems (2005). See more »


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