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Also Known As: Fritz Nathan Kohn Died: July 22, 1970
Born: May 12, 1892 Cause of Death: leukemia
Birth Place: Austria Profession: actor, screenwriter, playwright, director

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Fritz Kortner was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1947, he moved to Germany. Kortner found his beginnings in film with roles in "Pandora's Box" (1928) and "Die Frau Nach der Man Sich Sehnt" (1929). Kortner began to focus on film after appearing in "The Strange Death of Adolf Hitler" (1943), the drama "Backfire" (1946) with John Hodiak and "The Brasher Doubloon" (1947) with George Montgomery. He also appeared in the drama "The Razor's Edge" (1947) with Tyrone Power. Later in his career, Kortner acted in the Merle Oberon spy thriller "Berlin Express" (1948). Kortner had zero children. Kortner passed away in July 1970 at the age of 78.

Fritz Kortner was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1947, he moved to Germany. Kortner found his beginnings in film with roles in "Pandora's Box" (1928) and "Die Frau Nach der Man Sich Sehnt" (1929). Kortner began to focus on film after appearing in "The Strange Death of Adolf Hitler" (1943), the drama "Backfire" (1946) with John Hodiak and "The Brasher Doubloon" (1947) with George Montgomery. He also appeared in the drama "The Razor's Edge" (1947) with Tyrone Power. Later in his career, Kortner acted in the Merle Oberon spy thriller "Berlin Express" (1948). Kortner had zero children. Kortner passed away in July 1970 at the age of 78.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  City of Secrets (1963) Director

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Ali Baba Nights (1953)
2.
 Berlin Express (1948) [Otto] Franzen
3.
 The Vicious Circle (1948) Joseph Schwartz
4.
 The Brasher Doubloon (1947) Rudolph Vannier
5.
 The Razor's Edge (1946) Kostis
6.
 Somewhere in the Night (1946) Anzelmo
7.
 The Wife of Monte Cristo (1946) Maillard
8.
 The Hitler Gang (1944) Gregor Strasser
10.
 Evensong (1934) Kober
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1938:
Immigrated to US
1947:
Moved to Germany

Education

Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts: -

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