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Fritz Heinrich Rasp (13 May 1891; Bayreuth – 30 November 1976; Gräfelfing) was a German film actor who appeared in 104 films between 1916 and 1976.

His most notable film roles were "J. J. Peachum" in The Threepenny Opera (1931), as Meinert in Diary of a Lost Girl (1929), and as "Der Schmale" ("The Thin Man") in Fritz Lang's Metropolis (1927). Many of the scenes in the latter film in which he appears are part of the Metropolis footage long believed lost until their recovery in 2008.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Fritz Heinrich Rasp (13 May 1891; Bayreuth – 30 November 1976; Gräfelfing) was a German film actor who appeared in 104 films between 1916 and 1976.

His most notable film roles were "J. J. Peachum" in The Threepenny Opera (1931), as Meinert in Diary of a Lost Girl (1929), and as "Der Schmale" ("The Thin Man") in Fritz Lang's Metropolis (1927). Many of the scenes in the latter film in which he appears are part of the Metropolis footage long believed lost until their recovery in 2008.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Fritz Rasp, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 90

Birthday 1891-05-13

Day of Death 1976-11-30

Place of Birth Bayreuth, Germany

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1976 Dorothea Merz as Der alte Merz
1975 Lina Braake as Gustaf Haertlein
1974 Tausend Francs Belohnung as Major Gedouard
1972 Fritz Rasp erzählt as Himself
1971 Die Weber as Der alte Hilse
1970 Scene of the Crime(1 episode) as Jean Wimper
1969 Die Verspätung as Der Sargtischler
1969 Gestern gelesen(1 episode) as Vinvence van Hoek
1969 Der Kommissar(1 episode) as Herr Sistig
1966 Hokuspokus oder: Wie lasse ich meinen Mann verschwinden...?
1966 Volpone oder Der Fuchs as Corbaccio, alter Edelmann
1965 Dr. med. Hiob Prätorius as Shunderson
1965 Herodes und Marianne as Sameas
1963 Erotikon – Karussell der Leidenschaften as Schlossverwalter
1963 Maria Stuart as Shrewsbury
1962 Black-White-Red Four Poster as Pfarrer
1962 The Puzzle of the Red Orchid as Tanner
1961 The Strange Countess as Rechtsanwalt Shaddle
1960 The Black Sheep as Lord Kingsley
1960 The Terrible People as Lord Godley Long
1960 Am grünen Strand der Spree(1 episode) as Herr Schorin
1960 Bezaubernde Julia as Pierre
1960 The Red Circle as Froyant
1960 Gericht über Las Casas as Kardinal Loaisa von Sevilla
1960 Der Mann, der Donnerstag war as Freitag
1959 Kasimir und Karoline as Speer
1959 Face of the Frog as Ezra Maitland
1959 Eine Dummheit macht auch der Gescheiteste as Krutizkij
1959 Das mittlere Fenster as Angus
1959 Johanna aus Lothringen as Vater Massieu
1959 Land, das meine Sprache spricht as Arzt
1958 Augsburger Puppenkiste - Cenodoxus as voice
1957 Don Carlos as Großinquisitor
1956 Zwölftausend as Minister von Treysa
1956 Wo war David Preston? as Inspector Hemingway
1956 Oberst Chabert as Privatsekretär Delbecq
1956 Das Abschiedsgeschenk as Dr. Frobisher
1955 Der Cornet as Großwesir
1955 Der Revisor as Hospitalverwalter Artemij Fillippowitsch Semljanika
1955 Magic Fire as Pfistermeister
1955 Squirrel as Herr Süpplein
1955 Die Bauernpassion as Scharfrichter
1953 Die Mühle im Schwarzwäldertal
1953 Hokuspokus as Diener
1952 Haus des Lebens as Pädophiler
1946 Somewhere in Berlin as Waldemar Hunke
1943 Paracelsus as der Magister
1941 Alarm as Feinmechaniker Stülken
1940 Leidenschaft as Boddin
1939 Frau im Strom as Wendelin
1939 It Was a Gay Ballnight as Kritiker Porphyr Philippowitsch Kruglikow
1938 Nanu, Sie kennen Korff noch nicht? as Kelly
1938 Einmal werd' ich Dir gefallen as Theo - Haushofmeister
1937 Togger as Dublanc
1937 The Hound of the Baskervilles as Barrymore
1936 Onkel Bräsig as Slusohr
1936 Die Leuchter des Kaisers as Stanislaus
1934 Lockvogel as de Groot, ihr Vormund
1934 Klein-Dorrit as Flintwinch
1934 Charley's Aunt as Lord Babberley
1934 Schuß am Nebelhorn as Sebastian Geyer
1933 The Judas of Tyrol as Raffl
1933 Der sündige Hof as Veit
1932 Der Hexer as Rechtsanwalt Maurice Meister
1932 Die Vier vom Bob 13 as Schmidt
1931 Emil and the Detectives as Grundeis
1931 Die Pranke as Direktor Rappis
1931 The Squeeker as Frank Sutton
1931 The 3 Penny Opera as Peachum
1931 The Death of Dmitri Karamazov as Smerdjakow
1930 The Great Longing as Himself
1930 Dreyfus as Major du Paty de Clam
1929 Woman in the Moon as Walt Turner
1929 Diary of a Lost Girl as Meinert
1928 Docks of Hamburg as The Doctor
1928 Spies as Oberst Jellusič
1927 The Love of Jeanne Ney as Khalibiev
1927 Der letzte Walzer as Linnsky
1927 Children's Souls Accuse You as Heinrich Voss
1927 Metropolis as The Thin Man
1926 Superfluous People as Chirikov
1926 Der Liebe Lust und Leid
1925 Götz von Berlichingen zubenannt mit der eisernen Hand
1925 Komödianten as Liebhaber
1924 Arabella
1923 Warning Shadows as Diener
1923 Der Mensch am Wege
1922 Jugend as Amandus
1922 Das verschwundene Haus
1916 Pinkus's Shoe Palace

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