Willy Fritsch

Willy Fritsch

Highest Rated: 94% Spione (Spies) (The Spy) (1928)

Lowest Rated: 75% Frau im Mond (By Rocket to the Moon) (Woman in the Moon) (1929)

Birthday: Jan 27, 1901

Birthplace: Not Available

German leading man Willy Fritsch gave up an engineering career to study with Austrian theatrical entrepreneur Max Reinhardt. At 21, Fritsch made his movie bow in the oft-filmed Razzia. As popular as he was in silent films, Fritsch doubled his popularity once talking pictures were able to reproduce his splendid singing voice. The star of many an escapist operetta of the 1930s and 1940s, Fritsch was at his best opposite the lovely Lillian Harvey in such frothy filmed concoctions as Three From the Filling Station (1930) and Congress Dances (1931). He managed to survive the Hitler era without any loss of prestige, and continued to appear on stage and in films until the early 1960s; his final film was 1964's Verleibt in Heidelberg. Willy Fritsch was the father of actor Thomas Fritsch.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet Die keusche Susanne (The Girl in the Taxi) Actor 2014
No Score Yet Ein Walzertraum (The Waltz Dream) Actor 2014
No Score Yet Der Kleine Grenzverkehr Actor 2014
No Score Yet Melodie des Herzens (Melody of the Heart) Actor 2014
No Score Yet Frauen sind doch bessere Diplomaten (Women Are Better Diplomats) Actor 2013
No Score Yet Wiener Blut (Vienna Blood) Actor 2013
No Score Yet Die Geliebte Actor 2013
No Score Yet Zwei Herzen im Mai Actor 2012
No Score Yet Frau am Steuer (Woman at the Wheel) Actor 2012
No Score Yet Die wunderschöne Galathee (The Beautiful Galatea) Actor 2012
No Score Yet Hungarian Rhapsody (ungarische Rhapsodie) Actor 2011
No Score Yet Grün ist die Heide (The Heath Is Green) Actor 2011
No Score Yet Der fröhliche Wanderer (The Happy Wanderer) Actor 2011
No Score Yet Her Grace Commands (Ihre Hoheit Befiehlt) Actor 2010
No Score Yet Wiener Blut Graf Georg Wolkerschein 1994
No Score Yet Bellboy and the Playgirls Actor 1962
No Score Yet Wenn der weiße Flieder wieder blüht (When the White Lilacs Bloom Again) Actor 1953
No Score Yet Die Fledermaus (The Bat) The Warden 1946
No Score Yet Geliebte Welt Actor 1942
No Score Yet Leichte Muse Actor 1941
No Score Yet Sieben Ohrfeigen (Seven Slaps) William Tenson MacPhab 1937
No Score Yet Glückskinder (Children of Fortune) (Lucky Kids) Gil Taylor, Reporter 1936
No Score Yet Amphitryon Actor 1935
No Score Yet The Battle Of The Walzes Actor 1934
No Score Yet Saison in Kairo (Cairo Season) Actor 1933
No Score Yet I By Day, You By Night (Ich Bei Tag Und Du Bei Nacht) Actor 1932
No Score Yet Ein blonder Traum (A Blonde's Dream) Actor 1932
No Score Yet Der Kongreß tanzt Actor 1931
No Score Yet Three Good Friends (Die Drei von der Tankstelle) Willy Helbing 1931
No Score Yet Einbrecher (Murder for Sale) Actor 1931
No Score Yet Congress Dances Alexander I of Russia 1931
No Score Yet Hokuspokus (Hocuspocus) Peter Bille 1930
75% Frau im Mond (By Rocket to the Moon) (Woman in the Moon) Prof. Helius 1929
94% Spione (Spies) (The Spy) No. 326 (Det. Donald Tremaine English version) 1928

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