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Claus Clausen (I) (1899–1989)

Claus Clausen was born on August 15, 1899 in Eisenach, Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach [now Thuringia], Germany. He was an actor, known for Burning Hearts (1945), Der Feuerteufel (1940) and Our Flags Lead Us Forward (1933). He died on November 25, 1989 in Essen, Germany. See full bio »


(age 90) in Essen, Germany

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Known For

Burning Hearts Frédéric-Guillaume III
Der Feuerteufel Major Ferdinand von Schill
Our Flags Lead Us Forward Bannführer Kaß (Brigade Leader Kass)
Westfront 1918 Der Leutnant - The Lieutenant


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 1968 Die Bürger von Calais (TV Movie)
Eustache de Saint-Pierre
 1968 Bel Ami (TV Movie)
Norbert de Varenne
 1966 Das heilige Experiment (TV Movie)
 1965 Der Kandidat (TV Movie)
Graf von Bouvigny
 1965 Der arme Mann Luther (TV Movie)
 1964 Troilus und Cressida (TV Movie)
 1963 Aus dem Bücherschrank geholt (TV Series)
Der Kardinal
- Alessandro Manzonis: Die Verlobten (1963) ... Der Kardinal
 1960 Das Land der Verheißung (TV Movie)
Clement Wynn
 1958 Die chinesische Mauer (TV Movie)
 1955 The Cornet
General Graf Spork
 1952 The Devil Makes Three
 1945 Burning Hearts
Frédéric-Guillaume III
 1944 Der Verteidiger hat das Wort
 1942 Der große König
Prince Heinrich (older)
 1941 Mein Leben für Irland
Patrick Pollock
 1940 Ein Robinson
Fritz Grothe
 1940 Der Feuerteufel
Major Ferdinand von Schill
 1935 The Making of a King
Leutnant Hans Hermann von Katte
 1934 Rivalen der Luft - Ein Segelfliegerfilm
Fluglehrer Willi Frahms
 1933 Our Flags Lead Us Forward
Bannführer Kaß (Brigade Leader Kass)
 1932 The Doomed Battalion
Leutnant Kall (edited from Berge in Flammen) (uncredited)
 1931 Mountains on Fire
Leutnant Kall
 1930 Skandal um Eva
 1930 Cyankali
 1930 Westfront 1918
Der Leutnant - The Lieutenant
 1930 Scapa Flow
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Blond, cold-eyed German stage actor and director. He made his theatrical debut in 1920 in Weimar. Clausen appeared in relatively few films and is best remembered today for his first screen role as a lieutenant in the anti-war drama Westfront 1918 (1930). He was the son of the writer Ernst Clausen (1861-1912).

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