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Fritz Strassny (1868–1942)

Fritz Strassny was born in 1868. He was an actor, known for The Hands of Orlac (1924), The Man Who Laughs (1921) and Die Geheimnisse von London - Die Tragödie eines Kindes (1920). He died on September 14, 1942 in Theresienstadt Concentration Camp, Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia [now Terezín, Czech Republic]. See full bio »


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Known For

The Hands of Orlac Der alle Orlac
The Man Who Laughs Dr. Hardqusnonne
Ssanin Actor


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 1933 Yiskor
 1931 Purpur und Waschblau
Dr. Weislein, Advokat
 1929 Erzherzog Johann
Der Bader von Aussee
 1924 Ssanin
 1924 The Hands of Orlac
Der alle Orlac (as Strassny)
 1921 Die Spur im Dunkeln
2. Litograph
 1921 Gevatter Tod
 1921 Kleider machen Leute
 1921 Zwerg Nase
 1921 The Man Who Laughs
Dr. Hardqusnonne
 1920 Notsignal (Short)
Annas Vater - Antiquitätenhändler (as Fritz Straßny)
 1919 Der Diamant des Todes (Short)
Prof. Hart

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Alternate Names:

Fritz Staßny | Strassny | Fritz Straßny

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Fritz Strassny decided late to become an actor and he made his theater debut in Vienna at the Theater in der Josefstadt in 1894. He soon became a popular stage actor and he impersonated numerous roles. See more »

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