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Also Known As: Died: October 20, 1959
Born: July 23, 1884 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Germany Profession: actor

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Distinguished stage actor who entered film in the early 1910s and, beginning with "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" (1919), gained international recognition as one of the central performers of German expressionist cinema. Krauss later appeared in several Nazi propaganda films, the most notorious of which was "Jew Suss" (1940).

Distinguished stage actor who entered film in the early 1910s and, beginning with "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" (1919), gained international recognition as one of the central performers of German expressionist cinema. Krauss later appeared in several Nazi propaganda films, the most notorious of which was "Jew Suss" (1940).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Paracelsus (1943) Paracelsus
2.
 Nana (1926)
3.
 The Joyless Street (1925) Butcher Of Melchior Street
4.
 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1919) Dr Caligari
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Notes

He was made Actor of the State by Nazi government.

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wife:
Paula Krauss. Died in 1930.

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