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Kurt von Ruffin (1901–1996)

Kurt Von Ruffin (born 1901, Munich, Germany, died 17 November 1996, Berlin, Germany) was a German actor and opera singer who was imprisoned by the Nazis for the crime of homosexuality. Von Ruffin began his career as a singer. After completing filming on Schwarzwaldmädel in 1933, Von Ruffin was denounced as a homosexual by another gay man who named... See full bio »


(age 95) in Berlin, Germany

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Königswalzer Graf Otto Preysing
The Black Forest Girl Richard Keßler, Student
Die Stunde der Versuchung Irenes Bekannter Geiger


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 1985 The Invincible
 1985 Palace
 1983 Liebelei (TV Movie)
 1963 The Squeaker
Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1949 Der blaue Strohhut
Geschäftsführer Mühle
 1943 Ich vertraue Dir meine Frau an
Fred Hansen
 1936 Du bist so schön, Berlinerin (Short)
Waldemar Sänger
 1936 Die Stunde der Versuchung
Irenes Bekannter Geiger
 1935 Die Geige lockt (Short)
 1935 Schwarze Rosen
1. Adjutant
 1935 Königswalzer
Graf Otto Preysing
 1933 The Black Forest Girl
Richard Keßler, Student
 1931 Bobby geht los
Paul Romanow
 1931 The Battle of Bademuende
Nordwigk - Leutnant zur See
 1931 Walzerparadies
Graf Prax
 1931 Die Faschingsfee
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The actor Kurt von Ruffin began a musical career as a singer and studied on recommendation of Arturo Toscanini by Giuseppe Borgih in Mailand. See more »

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