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Gert Fröbe

Gert Fröbe

Highest Rated: 99% 007: Goldfinger (1964)

Lowest Rated: 20% The Serpent's Egg (1978)

Birthday: Feb 25, 1913

Birthplace: Oberplanitz, Germany

German actor Gert Fröbe rose to worldwide fame as the megalomaniacal "Goldfinger" (1964), perhaps the best of the Sean Connery-era James Bond films. He had enjoyed a lengthy career in his native country playing roles diametrically opposite to his dastardly Bond villain; from 1948 through the early 1960s, Fröbe drew comparisons to actor Danny Kaye in a series of popular comedies while also appearing in numerous dramas and suspense thrillers. Though his grasp of English was limited at best - his dialogue in "Goldfinger" was dubbed by another actor - Fröbe enjoyed a lengthy career in Hollywood and British productions, including comic turns in "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" (1969) and more serious roles in Richard Brooks' "$" (1971) and Ingmar Bergman's "The Serpent's Egg" (1976), among other films. At the time of his death in 1988, Gert Fröbe was perhaps among the best known German actors in the world, with a body of work to his name that both encompassed and exceeded his best known effort as one of James Bond's most challenging nemeses.

Highest rated movies

99% 007: Goldfinger
88% The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse
86% $ (Dollars)
84% The Longest Day
80% Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines
80% He Who Must Die
75% Is Paris Burning?
70% Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Photos

gert frobe, 1963 GOLDFINGER, Gert Frobe, Sean Connery, 1964 THOSE MAGNIFICENT MEN IN THEIR FLYING MACHINES, Gert Frobe, 1965, TM & Copyright © 20th Century Fox Film Corp., tmmitfm1965mt-fsct09, Photo by: (tmmitfm1965mt-fsct09) GOLDFINGER, Gert Frobe, Sean Connery, 1964 GOLDFINGER, Gert Frobe, Sean Connery, 1964 THOSE DARING YOUNG MEN IN THEIR JAUNTY JALOPIES, Gert Frobe, 1969 THOSE MAGNIFICENT MEN IN THEIR FLYING MACHINES, standing front from left: Gert Frobe, Terry-Thomas, Alberto Sordi, Jean-Pierre Cassel, 1965, TM & Copyright © 20th Century Fox Film Corp., tmmitfm1965mt-fsct05, Photo by: (tmmitfm1965mt-fsct05) CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, Anna Quayle, Gert Frobe, 1968 GOLDFINGER, Harold Sakata, Gert Frobe, 1964. GOLDFINGER, Gert Frobe, Sean Connery, Harold Sakata, 1964. GOLDFINGER, Gert Frobe, Honor Blackman, Sean Connery, 1964. GOLDFINGER, Gert Frobe (far left foreground, with yellow vest), 1964 THE THOUSAND EYES OF DR. MABUSE, (aka DIE TAUSEND AUGEN DES DR. MABUSE), Gert Frobe, 1960 THE THOUSAND EYES OF DR. MABUSE, (aka DIE TAUSEND AUGEN DES DR. MABUSE), Gert Frobe, Wolfgang Preiss, 1960 GOLDFINGER, Sean Connery, Gert Frobe, 1964. CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, Gert Frobe, Lionel Jeffries, 1968 THOSE MAGNIFICENT MEN IN THEIR FLYING MACHINES, Terry-Thomas (left), 1965. TM and Copyright ©20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved GOLDFINGER, Harold Sakata, Sean Connery, Gert Frobe, 1964 TEN LITTLE INDIANS, from bottom to top: Oliver Reed, Elke Sommer, Charles Aznavour, Herbert Lom, Stephane Audran, Gert Frobe, Teresa Gimpera, Adolfo Celi, Maria Rohm, Alberto de Mendoza, 1974 THOSE DARING YOUNG MEN IN THEIR JAUNTY JALOPIES, Gert Frobe, 1969

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alte Suenden Rosten Nicht Unknown (Character) - 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Garden Unknown (Character) - 1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Falcon Jug Bogdan (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Umbrella Coup Otto Krampe (Character) - 1980
20% 56% The Serpent's Egg Inspector Bauer (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Death Rite (Les magiciens) Unknown (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet 31% Ten Little Indians Wilhelm Blore (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Shadow Man Unknown (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Doctor Justice Max Orwall / Georges Orwall (Character) - 1975
33% 89% Ludwig Father Hoffmann (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Der Räuber Hotzenplotz Hotzenplotz (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet 47% Shadowman Le commissaire Sorbier (Character) - 1973
86% 49% $ (Dollars) Mr. Kessel (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet 62% Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies Willi Schickel/Horst Müller (Character) - 1969
70% 71% Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Baron Bomburst (Character) - 1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tonio Kroeger Policeman Peterson (Character) - 1968
No Score Yet 33% Triple Cross Colonel Steinhager (Character) - 1967
No Score Yet 13% Those Fantastic Flying Fools Professor Siegfried von Bulow (Character) - 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet I Killed Rasputin Rasputin (Character) - 1967
75% 71% Is Paris Burning? General Dietrich von Choltitz (Character) - 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Upper Hand Walter (Character) - 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Scoundrel's Honour Paul (Character) - 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Banana Peel Raymond Lachard (Character) - 1965
No Score Yet 52% A High Wind in Jamaica Dutch Captain (Character) - 1965
80% 75% Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines Colonel Manfred von Holstein (Character) - 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Du Rififi a Paname Hd Unknown (Character) - 1965
99% 89% 007: Goldfinger Auric Goldfinger (Character) - 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Backfire Karl Fehrman (Character) - 1964
No Score Yet 84% Greed in the Sun Castagliano dit "La betterave" (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Threepenny Opera Unknown (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Enough Rope Unknown (Character) - 1963
84% 90% The Longest Day Sgt. Kaffekanne (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet 60% Three Penny Opera J.J. Peachum (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Redhead Kramer (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Green Archer Abel Bellamy (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet 57% Return of Dr. Mabuse Kommissar Lohmann (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Via Mala Jonas Lauretz (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet 76% Terror of the Mad Doctor Kriminalkommissar Lohmann (Character) - 1960
88% 72% The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse Kriminalkommissar Kras (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Crook and the Cross Paul Wittkowski (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Beyond Sing the Woods Dag Sen. (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Prisoner of the Volga Professor (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Twelve Hours by the Clock Blanche (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Day It Rained Dr. Albert Maurer (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet 40% Wet Asphalt Jupp (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet It Happened in Broad Daylight Herr Schrott (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rosemary Bruster (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Der Pauker Freddy Lead (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Typhoon on Nagasaki Ritter (Character) - 1957
80% 79% He Who Must Die Patriarcheas (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Girl From Flanders Rittmeister Kupfer (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Heroes and Sinners Hermann (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet Les Heros Sont Fatigues Hermann (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Heroes Are Tired Hermann (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ballad of Berlin Otto Normalverbraucher (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet No Score Yet Berliner Ballade Otto Normalverbraucher (Character) - 1948