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Luis Trenker (1892–1990)

Luis Trenker (born in St-Ulrich, southern Tyrol (now Italy) as Alois Franz Trenker) was a film director, singer, author, ski champion and mountain climber, wood-carver, stage and film actor. He went to school in Bolzano to become a carver artist. From 1912 to 1914 he studied Architecture. He fought in WWI as an officier in the Dolomite. After that,... See full bio »

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Der Kaiser von Kalifornien Johann August Sutter
Der verlorene Sohn Tonio Feuersinger
Giovanni de Medici: The Leader Giovanni de Medici dalle Bande Nere
Condottieri Giovanni de' Medici


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 1982 Hochkant (TV Movie)
 1972 Die Glückspirale (TV Movie)
 1971 Olympia - Olympia (TV Movie)
 1969-1970 Luftsprünge (TV Series)
Hannes Kogler
- Die Abwerbung (1970) ... Hannes Kogler
- Diebe, Ski und Phantasie (1970) ... Hannes Kogler
- Auf Hochtouren (1970) ... Hannes Kogler
- Der Spezial-Ski (1970) ... Hannes Kogler
- Der Angeber (1970) ... Hannes Kogler
 1965 Karussell (TV Series)
 1956 Von der Liebe besiegt
Zurwalden, Obmann der Bergführer
 1955 Il prigioniero della montagna
Giovanni Testa
 1950 Marmolada
 1950 Mountain Smugglers
Stefano Hassler
 1945 Monte Miracolo
L'ingegnere Roberto Rey
 1940 Der Feuerteufel
Valentin Sturmegger
 1938 Love Letters from the Engadine
Toni Anewanter
 1938 The Challenge
Jean Antoine Carrel
 1938 The Mountain Calls
Jean Antoine Carrel
 1937/II Condottieri
Giovanni de' Medici (as Luigi Trenker)
 1937/I Giovanni de Medici: The Leader
Giovanni de Medici dalle Bande Nere
 1936 Der Kaiser von Kalifornien
Johann August Sutter
 1934 Der verlorene Sohn
Tonio Feuersinger
 1933 The Rebel
Severin Anderlan
 1932 Der Rebell
Severin Anderlan
 1932 The Doomed Battalion
Florian Di Mai
 1931 Les monts en flammes
Florian Dimaï
 1931 Mountains on Fire
Florian Dimai
 1930 The Son of the White Mountain
Hans Turri
 1930 Die heiligen drei Brunnen
Christomanus, Engineer
 1929 Der Ruf des Nordens
Peter Helling
 1928 Fight for the Matterhorn
Jean-Antoine Carrel
 1926 The Holy Mountain
 1924 The Mountaineers
Sohn des Bergsteigers
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Show Show Producer (26 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

"Berge und Heimat. [Neauausg.]", by Luis Trenker (1982) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

L. Trenker | Luigi Trenker

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An officer of Austrian mountain troops in WWI. See more »

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