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Karl Valentin (1882–1948)


Karl Valentin was born on June 4, 1882 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany as Valentin Ludwig Fey. He was an actor and writer, known for Donner, Blitz und Sonnenschein (1936), The Jolly Vagabonds (1912) and Der verhexte Scheinwerfer (1934). He was married to Gisela Royes. He died on February 9, 1948 in Planegg, Bavaria. See full bio »

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Known For

Donner, Blitz und Sonnenschein Sebastian Huckebein, Schneidermeister
(1936)
The Jolly Vagabonds Valentin (police officer)
(1912)
Der verhexte Scheinwerfer der Elektriker
(1934)

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 1941 In der Apotheke (Short)
Client
 1937 Der Antennendraht (Short)
Eindringling
 1936 Beim Nervenarzt (Short)
Herr Meier
 1936 Beim Rechtsanwalt (Short)
der Bauer
 1936 Der Bittsteller (Short)
 1936 Die Erbschaft (Short)
Karl Meier
 1936 Die karierte Weste (Short)
Karl Pechkopf
 1936 Ein verhängnisvolles Geigensolo (Short)
Violinvirtuose
 1936 Musik zu zweien (Short)
First music clown
 1936 Donner, Blitz und Sonnenschein
Sebastian Huckebein, Schneidermeister
 1936 Street Music
Kürassier-Otto
 1935 Kirschen in Nachbars Garten
Valentin, sein Gärtner
 1934 Der verhexte Scheinwerfer (Short)
der Elektriker
 1934 Der Zithervirtuose (Short)
der Zithervirtuose
 1934 Es knallt (Short)
Xaver Fürst, Kunstschütze
 1934 So ein Theater! (Short)
Geiger
 1934 Der Firmling (Short)
der Vater
 1934 Im Schallplattenladen (Short)
Kunde
 1934 Der Theaterbesuch (Short)
Fannys Mann (uncredited)
 1933 Orchesterprobe (Short)
Trompeter and Violinspieler
 1933 Im Photoatelier (Short)
Heinrich
 1932 Die verkaufte Braut
Zirkusdirektor (as Valentin)
 1929 Der Feuerwehrtrompeter (Short)
Fireman
 1929 Der Sonderling
Karl Valentin, Schneidergeselle
 1923 The Mysteries of a Hairdresser's Shop (Short)
Frisiergeselle
 1921 Der dritte Schlüssel (Short)
Amtsdiener
 1913 Der neue Schreibtisch (Short)
Sekretär Dürr
 1913 Karl Valentins Hochzeit (Short)
Groom
 1912 The Jolly Vagabonds (Short)
Valentin (police officer)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Valentin

Height:

5' 9¼" (1.76 m)
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Trivia:

Many contemporary artists, including film-maker Herbert Achternbusch and Christoph Schlingensief ("Valentin is one of the greatest for me!"), trace their artistic roots back to Karl Valentin. See more »

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Gemini

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