6 March 1877
|Died||4 July 1952 75) (aged|
Karl Platen (6 March 1877 – 4 July 1952) was a German actor and cinematographer known for Girl in the Moon (1929) and M (1931).
Karl Platen was born as Carl Platen on March 6, 1877 in Halle an der Saale, Germany. He died on July 4, 1952 in Weimar, German Democratic Republic at the age of 75.
Carl de Vogt was a German film actor who starred in four of Fritz Lang's early films. He attended the acting school in Cologne, Germany. Together with acting he was also active as a singer and recorded several discs. His greatest hit was "Der Fremdenlegionär". An extremely successful actor in his early career, he died in relative obscurity in 1970.
Fred Kohler was an American actor.
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