Biography

Frederick was educated in Germany and France. He came to England in 1939 and took up acting at the suggestion of his English headmaster. He attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London between 1946 and 1948 and started his stage career at preston Rep in 1949. Many rep seasons in provinces before West End appearances including 'The Comedy of Errors', 'Lock Up Your Daughters', 'The Potsdam Quartet', 'Big Fish, Little Fish', 'For Adults Only', 'A Patriot For Me', 'Mrs. Gibson's Boys' and 'Salad Days'. Frederick started his television career in 1955 and went into films in 1956. He continued to act in all strands of the profession until his death.

Frederick was educated in Germany and France. He came to England in 1939 and took up acting at the suggestion of his English headmaster. He attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London between 1946 and 1948 and started his stage career at preston Rep in 1949. Many rep seasons in provinces before West End appearances including 'The Comedy of Errors', 'Lock Up Your Daughters', 'The Potsdam Quartet', 'Big Fish, Little Fish', 'For Adults Only', 'A Patriot For Me', 'Mrs. Gibson's Boys' and 'Salad Days'. Frederick started his television career in 1955 and went into films in 1956. He continued to act in all strands of the profession until his death.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 53

Birthday 1928-05-29

Day of Death 2004-06-18

Place of Birth Berlin, Germany

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Also Known As

  • Frederick Jaegar
  • Manfred Frederick Jaeger

Acting TV ShowsMovies

One-Upmanship (17 episodes)
1995 Cold Comfort Farm as Doctor Adolph Müdel
1991 Selling Hitler as Fritz Stiefel
1990 Keeping Up Appearances (1 episode)
1990 The Chief (35 episodes)
1989 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade as World War One Ace
1985 I Woke Up One Morning (12 episodes)
1984 Miss Marple: The Body in the Library (3 episodes) as Colonel Melchett
1983 St. Ursula's in Danger as Mr. Forson
1982 Remington Steele (1 episode)
1981 The Kenny Everett Television Show (3 episodes)
1980 Nijinsky as Gabriel Astruc
1980 Yes Minister (1 episode)
1979 Minder (1 episode)
1979 Shoestring (1 episode)
1978 The Doombolt Chase (6 episodes)
1977 Doctor Who: The Invisible Enemy as Professor Marius
1976 The Seven-Per-Cent Solution as Marker
1976 The New Avengers (1 episode)
1976 N.U.T.S. (6 episodes)
1975 Doctor Who: Planet of Evil as Sorenson
1975 Angels (1 episode)
1975 The Hanged Man (1 episode)
1975 The Sweeney (1 episode)
1974 Fall of Eagles (1 episode)
1973 Warship (1 episode)
1973 Scorpio as Novins
1971 The Persuaders! (1 episode)
1971 Barlow (1 episode)
1971 Jason King (1 episode)
1971 One of Those Things as Melchior
1970 Song of Norway as Henrik Ibsen
1970 Doomwatch (1 episode)
1969 The Looking Glass War as Pilot
1969 Department S (1 episode)
1968 The Jazz Age (1 episode)
1967 Graf Yoster gibt sich die Ehre (1 episode) as Sir Adam
1967 Callan (1 episode)
1965 Thirty-Minute Theatre (1 episode)
1964 Detective (1 episode)
1963 Doctor Who (3 episodes) as Professor Marius (4 episodes) as Sorenson
1962 Play it Cool as Male Receptionist
1962 Z-Cars (5 episodes)
1961 Sir Francis Drake (1 episode)
1961 Amelia (7 episodes)
1961 The Avengers (3 episodes)
1959 Boy Meets Girls (1 episode)
1959 One Step Beyond (1 episode)
1958 Ice Cold in Alex as 2nd German Officer
1957 The One That Got Away as German Prisoner
1956 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (1 episode)
1956 The Black Tent as Koch
1955 Dixon of Dock Green (1 episode)

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