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Fritz Lang

Fritz LangAKA Friedrich Christian Anton Lang

Born: 5-Dec-1890
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 2-Aug-1976
Location of death: Beverly Hills, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Hollywood Hills, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Film Director

Nationality: Austria
Executive summary: Metropolis


[1] Father was Roman Catholic. His mother was originally Jewish, and did not convert to Roman Catholicism until 1900. As Judaism is matrilineal, under strict Jewish law Lang might be considered Jewish, but he was baptized in Vienna and raised Roman Catholic, and through life considered himself a secular Roman Catholic.

Father: Anton Lang (architect)
Mother: Pauline Schlesinger (b. 26-Jul-1864)
Wife: Lisa Rosenthal (d. 1921)
Wife: Thea von Harbou (writer, b. 27-Dec-1888, m. 1922, d. 1-Jul-1954)

    Hollywood Walk of Fame 1600 Vine Street (motion pictures)
    Jewish Ancestry Maternal

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    The Thousand Eyes of Dr. Mabuse (14-Sep-1960)
    The Indian Tomb (5-Mar-1959)
    The Tiger of Eschnapur (22-Jan-1959)
    Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (5-Sep-1956)
    While the City Sleeps (16-May-1956)
    Moonfleet (24-Jun-1955)
    Human Desire (5-Aug-1954)
    The Big Heat (14-Oct-1953)
    The Blue Gardenia (23-Mar-1953)
    Clash by Night (18-Jun-1952)
    Rancho Notorious (1-Mar-1952)
    American Guerrilla in the Philippines (7-Nov-1950)
    House by the River (25-Mar-1950)
    Secret Beyond the Door (1-Jan-1948)
    Cloak and Dagger (28-Sep-1946)
    Scarlet Street (28-Dec-1945)
    The Woman in the Window (26-Jan-1945)
    Ministry of Fear (16-Oct-1944)
    Hangmen Also Die (23-Mar-1943)
    Man Hunt (13-Jun-1941)
    Western Union (31-Jan-1941)
    The Return of Frank James (10-Aug-1940)
    You and Me (1-Jun-1938)
    You Only Live Once (27-Jan-1937)
    Fury (29-May-1936)
    Liliom (27-Apr-1934)
    The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (12-Apr-1933)
    M (11-May-1931)
    Woman in the Moon (15-Oct-1929)
    Spies (22-Mar-1928)
    Metropolis (10-Jan-1927)
    Kriemhild's Revenge (26-Apr-1924)
    Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (14-Feb-1924)
    Dr. Mabuse, King of Crime (27-Apr-1922)
    Destiny (6-Oct-1921)
    Harakiri (18-Dec-1919)
    Spiders (3-Oct-1919)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Contempt (29-Oct-1963) · Fritz Lang



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