Biography

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Friedrich Rudolf Klein-Rogge (24 November 1885 – 29 May 1955) was a German film actor. Klein-Rogge is known for playing sinister figures in films in the 1920s and 1930s as well as being a mainstay in director Fritz Lang's Weimar-era films. He is probably best known in popular culture, particularly to English-speaking audiences, for playing the archetypal mad scientist role of C. A. Rotwang in Lang's Metropolis and as the criminal genius Doctor Mabuse.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Friedrich Rudolf Klein-Rogge (24 November 1885 – 29 May 1955) was a German film actor. Klein-Rogge is known for playing sinister figures in films in the 1920s and 1930s as well as being a mainstay in director Fritz Lang's Weimar-era films. He is probably best known in popular culture, particularly to English-speaking audiences, for playing the archetypal mad scientist role of C. A. Rotwang in Lang's Metropolis and as the criminal genius Doctor Mabuse.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 55

Birthday 1885-11-24

Day of Death 1955-05-29

Place of Birth Cologne, Germany

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Also Known As

  • Friedrich Rudolf Klein-Rogge

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1949 Hexen
1940 Die unvollkommene Liebe as Konsul Henry Rasmus
1939 Robert Koch, der Bekämpfer des Todes as Rechnungsrat
1939 Rheinische Brautfahrt as Landrat
1939 Kennwort Machin as Schnellrichter in New York
1939 Parkstrasse 13 as Direktor Bremer
1939 Menschen vom Varieté as Kommissar Wiedemann
1938 Two Women
1938 Der Katzensteg as Landrat Krotkeim
1937 Die gelbe Flagge as Kapitän Ellis
1937 Madame Bovary as Prof. Canivet
1937 Die göttliche Jette as Stadtrat Müller
1937 The Sovereign as Direktor Bodlfing
1937 Truxa as Varieté-Direktor
1936 The Court Concert as Oberst Flumms
1936 Intermezzo as Ponbiquet
1936 Die Stunde der Versuchung as Kriminalrat Brandt
1936 Moral as Polizeipräsident von Simbach
1936 The Emperor of California
1936 Der Kosak und die Nachtigall as Dschahid-Bey, Tabakgroßhändler
1936 Ein seltsamer Gast as Polizeipräfekt
1935 Der Ammenkönig as Herr von Roden
1935 Das Einmaleins der Liebe
1935 Der alte und der junge König as Leopold Dessauer
1934 Die Frauen vom Tannhof as Jakob Aigner
1934 Der Fall Brenken as Bert Benson
1934 Gern hab' ich die Frau'n geküßt as Graf Hédouville, Kurier Napoleons
1934 Grenzfeuer as Der Einäugige, ein Schmuggler
1934 Hanneles Himmelfahrt as Maurer Mattern
1934 Die Welt ohne Maske as Merker
1934 Elisabeth und der Narr as Michele
1933 Le Testament du Docteur Mabuse as Docteur Mabuse
1933 The Testament of Dr. Mabuse as Dr. Mabuse
1930 Tarakanova as Le Comte Chouvalof
1928 Wolga Wolga as Kosak Hadschi-Ali
1928 Mädchenschicksale as Lormand
1928 Spies as Haghi
1928 Die Sandgräfin
1927 Das Mädchen aus Frisco
1927 Die raffinierteste Frau Berlins as William Pitts
1927 The Queen Was in the Parlour
1927 Der Zigeunerbaron
1927 Metropolis as C.A. Rotwang
1927 Mädchenhandel - Eine internationale Gefahr as Simpat Karamanian
1926 Die lachende Grille as Rossini
1924 Die Nibelungen: Kriemhilds Rache as King Etzel (Attila)
1923 Warning Shadows
1923 Die Prinzessin Suwarin as Cyrus Proctor
1923 The Stone Rider as Der Herr vom Berge
1922 Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler as Dr. Mabuse
1921 Destiny as Derwisch / Girolamo
1921 Four Around a Woman as Hehler Upton
1920 The Wandering Image as Georgs Vetter Wil Brand
1920 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari as Criminal (uncredited)

Writing

1938 Sergeant Berry Dialogue

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