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Carl Schenkel (I) (1948–2003)


Carl Schenkel was born on May 8, 1948 in Berne, Switzerland. He relocated to Frankfurt, Germany and worked as a journalist while studying for a degree in sociology. Schenkel broke into the movie industry in the mid-1970's as a script collaborator and assistant director before making his feature debut as both writer and director with the lowbrow ... See full bio »

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Known For

Abwärts Director
(1984)
The Hitchhiker Director
(1985-1987)
Knight Moves Director
(1992)
Strike Back Director
(1981)

Filmography

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 1983 Die Supernasen (second unit director - uncredited)
 1982 Im Dschungel ist der Teufel los (assistant director)
 1979-1980 Timm Thaler (TV Series) (assistant director - 13 episodes)
- Der Kampf um das Lachen (1980) ... (assistant director)
- Der Vertrag (1980) ... (assistant director)
- Der Baron stellt seine Erben vor (1980) ... (assistant director)
- Im Vulkanpalast des Barons (1980) ... (assistant director)
- Verhältnis zur Macht (1980) ... (assistant director)
 1979 Cola, Candy, Chocolate (assistant director - uncredited)
 1979 She's 19 and Ready (assistant director)
 1978 Summer Night Fever (assistant director)
 1977 The Fruit Is Ripe (assistant director)
 1976 Bathtime in Bangkok (assistant director)
 1975 Burning Daylight (TV Mini-Series) (assistant director - 3 episodes)
- Vierauge (1975) ... (assistant director)
- Der wilde Mann vom Yukon (1975) ... (assistant director)
- Die weiße Rinne (1975) ... (assistant director)
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Alternate Names:

Carlo Ombra
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Trivia:

Made his directorial debut under the name Carlo Ombra.

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Taurus

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