Rudolf Klein-Rogge

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Friedrich Rudolf Klein (24 November 1885 – 29 May 1955), better known as Rudolf Klein-Rogge, was a German film actor, best known for playing sinister figures in films in the 1920s and 1930s as well as being a mainstay in director Fritz Lang's Weimar-era films. He is probably best known in popular culture, particularly to English-speaking audiences, for playing the archetypal mad scientist role of C. A. Rotwang in Lang's Metropolis and as the criminal genius Doctor Mabuse. Klein-Rogge also appeared in several important French films in the late 1920s and early 1930s.

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Rudolf Klein-Rogge
Friedrich Rudolf Klein

(1885-11-24)24 November 1885[1]
Died29 May 1955(1955-05-29) (aged 69)
Years active1912–1942
  • Gerda Melchior, née Porten (1909?–1913) Divorced
  • Thea von Harbou (1914–1921) Divorced
  • Margarethe Neff (1921–1928) Divorced
  • Mary Johnson (Astrid Maria Carlsson) (1932–1955; his death)