Rudolf Klein-Rogge (1885–1955)


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During the heyday of German silent cinema, Rudolf Klein-Rogge was the prototype for the master criminal, the irredeemable arch villain or mad scientist. Born in Cologne, he served as a cadet in a Prussian military academy before finishing his matriculation. He then began to attend acting classes and studying art history in Berlin and Bonn, making ... See full bio »

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(1922)
Metropolis Erfinder C.A. Rotwang / The Inventor
(1927)
(1933)
Spies Haghi
(1928)

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 1949 Hexen
 1942 Hochzeit auf Bärenhof
Sanitätsrat
 1940 Kora Terry
Dunkler Ehrenmann, Komplize Vopescus
 1940 The Heart of a Queen
General Ruthven
 1940 Die unvollkommene Liebe
Konsul Henry Rasmus
 1939 Rheinische Brautfahrt
Landrat
 1939 Kennwort Machin
Schnellrichter in New York
 1939 Schneider Wibbel
Pangdich
 1939 Parkstrasse 13
Direktor Bremer
 1939 Menschen vom Varieté
Kommissar Wiedemann
 1938 Zwei Frauen
 1938 Abenteuer in Marokko
Dr. Linder
 1937 Cat Walk
Landrat Krotkeim
 1937 The Yellow Flag
Kapitän Ellis
 1937 Strife Over the Boy Jo
Deutscher Gesandter
 1937 Madame Bovary
Prof. Canivet
 1937 The Divine Jetta
Stadtrat Müller
 1937 Der Herrscher
Direktor Bodlfing
 1937 Truxa
Varieté-Direktor
 1936 Das Hofkonzert
Col. Flumms
 1936/II Intermezzo
Ponbiquet
 1936 Dissatisfied Woman
Professor der Nervenklinik
 1936 Moral
Polizeipräsident von Simbach
 1936 Die Stunde der Versuchung
Kriminalrat Brandt
 1936 A Strange Guest
Polizeipräfekt
 1935 Der Ammenkönig
Herr von Roden
 1935 Der Kosak und die Nachtigall
Dschahid-Bey, Tabakgroßhändler
 1935 The Making of a King
Leopold Dessauer
 1934 The Tannhof Women
Jakob Aigner, der Tannenhofbauer
 1934 Der Fall Brenken
Bert Benson, Artist
 1934 Between Heaven and Earth
Der alte Nettenmaier
 1934 Paganini
Graf Hédouville, Kurier Napoleons
 1934 Border Patrol
Der Einäugige - ein Schmuggler
 1934 Hanneles Himmelfahrt
Maurer Mattern
 1934 Die Welt ohne Maske
Merker
 1934 Elisabeth und der Narr
Michele
 1933 The Judas of Tyrol
Erster Offizier
 1933 The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
Docteur Mabuse
 1932 Der weiße Gott
Mariak
 1930 Eskimo
Mariak
 1930 Tarakanova
Le Comte Chouvalof
 1930 Le requin
Vasseur
 1929 Tu m'appartiens!
Burat-Laussade
 1928 Volga Volga
Kosak Hadschi-Ali
 1928 Mädchenschicksale
Lormand
 1928 Spies
Haghi
 1927 Die raffinierteste Frau Berlins
William Pitts alias Francis Forest
 1927 Tingel Tangel
Don Fabio Coridon
 1927 The Prince of Adventurers
Le Tsar Peter III
 1927 Forbidden Love
General Kish
 1927 Der Herr der Nacht
Eugen Lascano
 1927 The Romany Princess
Mehmed Ali
 1927 Metropolis
Erfinder C.A. Rotwang / The Inventor
 1927 Mädchenhandel - Eine internationale Gefahr
Simpat Karamanian, Arut Akkunian, ein deutscher Professor, ein asiatischer Hausierer und Dr. Papamarkos
 1926 White Slave Traffic
Akkunian
 1926 The Merry Madcap
Rossini
 1926 Life's Shadows
Stuart, Theaterdirektor
 1925 The Love Pirate
Salvatore, ein Korsarhauptmann
 1924 Die Nibelungen: Siegfried
King Etzel
 1923 Warning Shadows (uncredited)
 1923 The Princess Suwarin
Cyrus Proctor
 1923 Der steinerne Reiter
Der Herr vom Berge
 1922 Dr. Mabuse the Gambler
Dr. Mabuse (as Rudolf Klein Rogge)
 1921 Zirkus des Lebens
Chauffeur Tom
 1921 Destiny
Derwisch / Girolamo
 1921 Vier um die Frau
Hehler Upton
 1920 The Wandering Image
Georgs Vetter Wil Brand
 1920 Wildes Blut
 1920 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
Ein Verbrecher (uncredited)
 1920 Die Schreckensnacht im Irrenhaus Ivoy
Dr. Harry Walker
 1919 Der Fall Tolstikoff
Ernst Rüdiger
 1919 Morphium
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Alternate Names:

Rudolf Klein Rogge

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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He made his professional acting debut at the age of 20, playing Cassius in Julius Caesar at the Stadttheaer Halberstadt. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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