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Klaus Kinski (Nikolaus Günther Nakszynski)

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Biography

Zoppot, Free City of Danzig [now Sopot, Pomorskie, Poland]
Klaus Kinski grew up in Berlin, was drafted into the German army in 1944 and captured by British forces in Holland. After the war he began acting on the stage, quickly gaining a reputation for his ferocious talent and equally ferocious temper. He started acting in films shortly afterwards, showing an utter disregard for the quality of the productions he appeared in and churning out so many that a complete filmography is almost impossible to assemble. However, he did turn out memorable work for director Werner Herzog, a similarly driven and obsessive character. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Gregor Gubanow

Das Gasthaus an der Themse 1962

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Character: Juan Wild - The Hunchback

For a Few Dollars More 1965

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Character: Nikko Stalmar

The Pleasure Girls 1965

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Character: President Boong

The Million Eyes of Su-Muru 1967

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Character: Gary Hamilton

E Dio disse a Caino... 1970

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Character: Wilfried Boese

Mivtsa Yonatan 1977

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Character: Alexander Zakis

Madame Claude 1977

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Character: Dr. Hugo Zuckerbrot

Buddy Buddy 1981

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Character: Dr. Joseph Cole

Timestalkers 1987

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Character: Karl Gunther

Crawlspace 1986

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Character: Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald - 'Fitzcarraldo'

Fitzcarraldo 1982

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Character: Himself

Ein Leben wie im Flug 2007

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Character: Kurt Hoffman

The Hitchhiker 1983

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Character: Whining Soldier

Decision Before Dawn 1951

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Character: David 'Luke' Lucas

Winnetou: The Red Gentleman 1964

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Character: Martin Kurtz

The Little Drummer Girl 1984

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Character: Himself

Auf los geht's los 1977

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Character: Himself

Am laufenden Band 1974

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Character: Fitzcarraldo / Himself

Burden of Dreams 1982

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Character: Himself - Interviewee

Na sowas! 1982

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Character: Francisco Manoel da Silva / Cobra Verde

Cobra Verde 1987

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Character: Prinz Otto von Bayern

Ludwig II: Glanz und Ende eines Königs 1955

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Character: Nicolas Tomski

Mort d'un pourri 1977

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Character: Dutch prisoner

Morituri 1948

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Character: Roland / Klaus

The Song of Roland 1978

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Character: Himself

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Character: Himself

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