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Gert Frobe

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Birth Name: Gert Frobe
Born: 12/25/1912
Birth Place: Germany
Death Place: Germany
Died: 09/05/1988

Born Karl Gerhart Fröbe on Feb. 25, 1913 in Oberplanitz (now Zwickau), Germany, he initially trained as a classical violinist and played his first recital on German radio while still a teenager. He was a member of the Nazi Party from 1929 until 1937, during which he aided in hiding two German Jews from capture. After the war, Fröbe established himself as a comic talent in "The Berliner" (1948), one of the first features made in the wake of World War II. He then worked steadily in comic roles, often as pushovers or milquetoast characters, as well as several dramas including Orson Welles' ill-fated "Mr. Arkadin" (1955). As the decade wore on, the tall, thin Fröbe gained a considerable amou... Continue Bio >>


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