Biography

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Nikolaus Karl Günther Nakszyński, best known as Klaus Kinski (18 October 1926 – 23 November 1991), was a German actor. He appeared in over 130 films, and is perhaps best-remembered as a leading role actor in Werner Herzog films: Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972), Nosferatu (1979), Woyzeck (1979), Fitzcarraldo (1982) and Cobra Verde (1987).

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Nikolaus Karl Günther Nakszyński, best known as Klaus Kinski (18 October 1926 – 23 November 1991), was a German actor. He appeared in over 130 films, and is perhaps best-remembered as a leading role actor in Werner Herzog films: Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972), Nosferatu (1979), Woyzeck (1979), Fitzcarraldo (1982) and Cobra Verde (1987).

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 144

Birthday 1926-10-18

Day of Death 1991-11-23

Place of Birth Zoppot, Free City of Danzig [now Sopot, Pomorskie, Poland]

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Also Known As

  • Klaus Günter Karl Nakszynski

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 FantastiCozzi as Nosferatu (archive footage)
2008 Jesus Christ Saviour as Himself
2005 The Western World of Ferdinando Baldi as Himself (archive footage)
1999 My Best Fiend as Himself
1999 Please Kill Mr. Kinski as Himself
1989 Kinski Paganini as Niccolo Paganini
1988 Grandi cacciatori as Klaus Naginsky
1988 Vampire in Venice as Nosferatu
1987 Cobra Verde as Francisco Manoel da Silva aka Cobra Verde
1987 Timestalkers as Dr. Joseph Cole
1986 Crawlspace as Dr. Karl Gunther
1986 Portrait Werner Herzog as archive footage
1986 Revenge of the Stolen Stars as Donald McBride
1985 Star Knight as Boetius
1985 Commando Leopard as Silveira
1985 Creature as Hans Rudy Hofner
1985 Zeit zu Zweit as Klaus Kinski
1984 The Little Drummer Girl as Martin Kurtz
1984 Code Name: Wild Geese as Charleton
1984 Beauty and the Beast as Beast
1984 The Secret Diary of Sigmund Freud as Dr. Max Bauer
1983 The Hitchhiker(1 episode)
1983 Diary as (archive footage)
1982 Android as Dr. Daniel
1982 Faerie Tale Theatre(1 episode) as Beast
1982 The Soldier as Dracha
1982 Burden of Dreams as Fitzcarraldo / Himself
1982 Fitzcarraldo as Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald - 'Fitzcarraldo'
1982 Love and Money as Frederic Stockheinz
1981 Buddy Buddy as Dr. Hugo Zuckerbrot
1981 Venom as Jacques Müller (Jacmel)
1981 Fruits of Passion as Sir Stephen
1980 Schizoid as Pieter Fales
1980 The Child Woman as Marcel
1980 Haine
1979 Woyzeck as Friedrich Johann Franz Woyzeck
1979 Zoo zéro as Yavé, le directeur du zoo
1979 Nosferatu the Vampyre as Graf Dracula
1979 The Making of 'Nosferatu' as Himself
1978 The Song of Roland as Roland / Klaus
1977 Death of a Corrupt Man as Nicolas Tomski
1977 Operation Thunderbolt as Wilfried Boese
1977 The French Woman as Alexander Zakis
1976 Golden Night as Michel Fournier
1976 Jack the Ripper as Dr. Dennis Orloff / Jack the Ripper
1975 Das Netz as Emilio Bossi
1975 A Genius, Two Friends, and an Idiot as Doc Foster
1975 Lifespan as Nicholas Ulrich
1975 Return of Shanghai Joe as Pat Barnes
1975 That Most Important Thing: Love as Karl-Heinz Zimmer
1975 Footprints as Professor Blackmann
1974 Heroes in Hell
1974 Evil Face as Prof. Nijinski
1974 Lover of the Monster as Dr. Alex Nijinski
1974 Am laufenden Band(1 episode) as Gast
1973 Shanghai Joe as Scalper Jack
1973 The Bloody Hands of the Law as Vito Quattroni
1973 Death Smiles on a Murderer as Dr. Sturges
1972 Aguirre: The Wrath of God as Don Lope de Aguirre
1972 The Return of Clint the Stranger as Scott
1971 Black Killer as James Webb / Black Killer
1971 Eye of the Spider as Hans Fischer
1971 The Price of Death as Chester Conway / Ray
1971 Web of the Spider as Edgar Allan Poe
1971 Death's Dealer as Virgil Prescott
1971 Shoot the Living and Pray for the Dead as Dan Hogan
1971 Slaughter Hotel as Dr. Francis Clay
1971 His Name was King as Brian Foster
1971 Ballad of Django as Reverend Cotton
1971 Coffin Full of Dollars as Dan Hagen / Slander
1970 The Beast as Johnny Laster
1970 Churchill's Leopards as Captain Holtz
1970 Rendezvous with Dishonor as Evagoras
1970 Only the Cool as Pavel Richko / Torpédo I
1970 Count Dracula as Renfield
1970 And God Said to Cain as Gary Hamilton
1970 The Naughty Cheerleader as Juan José Ignatio Rodriguez de Calderon / 'Sam'
1969 Sartana the Gravedigger as Chadeau / Holden / Hot Dead
1969 Twice a Judas as Dingus
1969 Venus in Furs as Ahmed Kortobawi
1969 Salt in the Wound as Cpl. Brian Haskins / Norman Carr (as Klaus Kinsky)
1969 Gangster's Law as Quintero
1969 Double Face as John Alexander
1969 Marquis de Sade: Justine as Marquis De Sade
1969 Five for Hell as SS Col. Hans Mueller
1968 The Bastard as Adam
1968 The Vatican Affair as Clint Rogers
1968 If You Meet Sartana Pray for Your Death as Morgan
1968 Coplan Saves His Skin as Theler
1968 Psychopath as Periwinkle
1968 The Great Silence as Loco (Tigrero)
1968 The Ruthless Four as Brent il Biondo
1968 Western, Italian Style as Himself
1967 Pride and Vengeance as Lt. Miguel Garcia
1967 Grand Slam as Erich Weiss
1967 Five Golden Dragons as Gert
1967 The Million Eyes of Sumuru as President Boong
1967 Creature with the Blue Hand as Dave Emerson / Richard Emerson
1966 A Bullet for the General as El Santo
1966 Target for Killing as Caporetti
1966 Where Are You Taking That Woman as Gomez
1966 Our Man In Marrakesh as Jonquil
1966 Circus of Fear as Manfred Hart
1965 Doctor Zhivago as Kostoyed Amourski
1965 For a Few Dollars More as Wild
1965 The Pleasure Girls as Nikko Stalmar
1965 That Man in Istanbul as Schenck
1965 The Dirty Game as russischer Agent
1965 Again the Ringer as Edwards
1964 Traitor's Gate as Kane
1964 Das Geheimnis der chinesischen Nelke as Speranzo
1964 Last of the Renegades as David "Luke" Lucas
1964 Curse of the Hidden Vault as George
1964 Mark of the Tortoise as Shapiro
1964 The Last Ride to Santa Cruz as Jose
1963 Piccadilly Zero Hour 12 as Whitey
1963 The Secret of the Black Widow as Boyd
1963 Kali-Yug, Goddess of Vengeance as Saddhu
1963 Dr. Mabuse vs. Scotland Yard as Inspector Joe Wright
1963 The Indian Scarf as Peter Ross
1963 The Black Abbot as Thomas Fortuna
1963 The Black Cobra as Koks-Charley
1963 The Squeaker as Krishna
1963 Die Mondvögel as Valentin
1962 The Inn on the River as Gregor Gubanow
1962 The Door with Seven Locks as Pheeny
1962 Der rote Rausch as Martin
1962 The Counterfeit Traitor as Kindler
1962 The Puzzle of the Red Orchid as Steve
1961 The Strange Countess as Bresset
1961 Bankraub in der Rue Latour as Bex, Autor
1961 The Devil's Daffodil as Peter Keene
1961 Dead Eyes of London as Edgar Strauss
1960 The Avenger as Lorenz Voss
1958 A Time to Love and a Time to Die as Gestapo Lieutenant
1956 Corinna Darling as Klaus Brockmann
1956 Winter in the Woods as Otto Hartwig
1955 Hanussen as Erik von Spazier / Mirko
1955 Sarajewo as Nedeljko Čabrinović
1955 Sarajewo as Cabrinovic
1955 Children, Mother, and the General as Leutnant, der nicht mehr lacht
1955 Ludwig II as Prince Otto von Bayern
1954 Fear as Cabaret Performer
1951 Decision Before Dawn as deutscher Soldat
1948 Morituri as Dutch prisoner

Directing

1989 Kinski PaganiniDirector
1988 Vampire in VeniceDirector

Writing

1989 Kinski PaganiniWriter

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