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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Fritz Heinrich Rasp (13 May 1891; Bayreuth – 30 November 1976; Gräfelfing) was a German film actor who appeared in 104 films between 1916 and 1976. His most notable film roles were J.J. Peachum in The Threepenny Opera (1931), as Meinert in Diary of a Lost Girl (1929), and as "Der Schmale" ("The Thin Man") in Fritz Lang's Metropolis (1927). Many of the scenes in which he appears in the latter film are part of the Metropolis footage long believed lost until their recovery in 2008. Rasp's obituary in Der Spiegel described him as "the German film villain in service, for over 60 years." He played numerous scoundrels or shady characters during the Golden Age of German cinema in the 1920s. He is considered to be one of the most successful film villains in German film history.
May 13, 1891, Bayreuth, Germany
November 30, 1976
1923 Warning ShadowsDiener 1927 MetropolisThe Thin Man 1927 The Love of Jeanne NeyKhalibiev 1928 SpiesCol. Jellusic - Ivan Stepanov, English version 1929 Diary of a Lost GirlMeinert 1929 Woman in the MoonWalt Turner 1931 The 3 Penny OperaPeachum 1931 Emil and the DetectivesGrundeis 1937 The Hound of the BaskervillesBarrymore 1959 The Fellowship of the FrogEzra Maitland 1959 Johanna aus LothringenVater Massieu 1960 The Terrible PeopleLord Godley Long 1960 The Black SheepLord Kingsley 1961 The Strange CountessRechtsanwalt Shaddle 1962 The Puzzle of the Red OrchidTannerLimited to the 15 most popular items