Klaus Kinski

Profession: Actor
Klaus Kinski
Birthdate: October 18, 1926
Date of death: November 23, 1991
Age: 65 years
Country: Poland Poland
Horoscope: Libra


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Klaus Kinski Nominations & Awards

Lola Deutscher Filmpreis

 - Best Leading Actor WINNER
Klaus Kinski was an Polish Actor. He has won an Lola Deutscher Filmpreis. He's known for Doctor Zhivago (1965), Operation Thunderbolt (1977) and Decision Before Dawn (1951).

All Movies of Klaus Kinski

  • Kinski Paganini
    Kinski believed that he lived through the same experiences as the legendary "devil violinist" Niccolo Paganini, who set whole Europe of the 19th century into frenzy and through whose personality Kinski offers us an incre...
    | Movie director
    Italy  1989
  • El caballero del dragón
    Princess Alba (Lamor) is abducted by a dragon, and it's up to Klever (Keitel) to save her. But, it turns out that this dragon is an alien spacecraft, and Alba falls in love with the human-alien inside it.
    Spain  1985
  • Commando Leopard
    A cruel dictator rules a Latin American state. Corruption, brutality and exploitation are present every day. A few people begin to organise resistance. Under the leader "El Leopardo" a small group of guerillas fights aga...
    Italy  1985
  • Burden of Dreams
    A feature-length documentary about the messianic German director Werner Herzog struggling against desperate odds in the Amazon basin to make his epic feature, Fitzcarraldo.
    United States  1982
  • Fitzcarraldo
    The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle.
    West Germany (BRD)  1982
  • Nosferatu the Vampyre
    Coproducción Alemania del Oeste-Francia; Werner Herzog Filmproduktion / Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF) / Gaumont
    West Germany (BRD)  1979
  • Woyzeck
    In Werner Herzog's brilliant adaption of Georg Büchner's play 'Woyzeck', Klaus Kinski delivers a wild and stunning performance in a role only he could play. Franz Woyzeck (Kinski) is a hapless, hopeless soldier, alone and powerle...
    West Germany (BRD)  1979
  • Death of a Corrupt Man
    When his friend, Philippe Dubaye, murders a business partner, Xavier Maréchal attempts to provide him with an alibi. Dubaye reveals that he also stole a notebook containing the names of numerous corrupt politicians whom the murde...
    Character: Nicolas Tomski
    France  1977
  • Operation Thunderbolt
    In July 1976, an Air France flight from Tel-Aviv to Paris via Athens was hijacked and forced to land in Entebbe, Uganda. The Jewish passengers were separated and held hostage in demand to release many terrorists held in Israeli pr...
    Character: Wilfried Boese
    Israel  1977
  • Madame Claude
    Supposedly true story of Madame Claude, who provided high-class call girls to dignitaries and heads of state. In this film, photographer David Evans is attempting to clear his own criminal record by providing the authorities with ...
    Character: Alexander Zakis
    France  1977
  • Jack the Ripper
    A respected doctor by day, Dennis Orloff (Klaus Kinski) dismembers London prostitutes by night, until the local Inspector's girlfriend (Josephine Chaplin) goes undercover to catch him.
    Switzerland  1976
  • Lifespan
    A doctor trying to develop a serum to lengthen life tries his formula out on the unsuspecting residents of an old-age home.
    United States  1976
  • The Net
    The aging writer Aurelio Morelli is disillusioned: although the critics like his books, they are barely read. He develops hatred on youth and their depraved moral. One night he goes with a callgirl - and kills her. The police does...
    West Germany (BRD)  1975
  • That Most Important Thing: Love
    Servais Mont, a photographer, meets Nadine Chevalier, who earns her money starring in cheap soft-core movies. Trying to help her, he borrows the money from the loan sharks to finance the theatrical production of 'Richard III' and ...
    Character: Karl-Heinz Zimmer
    France  1975
  • Heroes in Hell
    In World War II, guerrillas kidnap a German general.
    Character: Gen. Kaufmann (as Klaus Kinsky)
    Italy  1974
  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God
    Herzog always said that right from their first encounter, he knew he would end up taking advantage of Kinski's turbulent personality. He was chosen to play choleric Aguirre, a character in constant clash with his crew and the abru...
    Character: Don Lope de Aguirre
    West Germany (BRD)  1972
  • Cold Blooded Beast
    A masked killer stalks an institution for mentally disturbed rich women.
    Character: Dr. Francis Clay
    Italy  1971
  • Count Dracula
    Lawyer Jonathan Harker travels to Transylvania to transact a property purchase in England for Count Dracula. He ignores the warnings of locals not to go to Dracula’s castle. There Dracula proves to be a vampire and nearly drinks...
    West Germany (BRD)  1970
  • Paroxismus
    In Istanbul, a jazz trumpeter pulls the murdered body of a young woman from the surf. He remembers her from the night before, when he saw her at a millionaire playboy's party and then later watched as she was assaulted by the part...
    United Kingdom  1969
  • Justine
    A woman named Justine is (willingly) used and abused by all manner of perverts, freaks and sexual deviants.
    Italy  1969
  • The Bastard
    Jason and Adam are brothers who specialize in jewel heists. Jason is betrayed by Adam, who steals his girlfriend, and has him beaten and left for dead. A female doctor nurses him back to health, and he sets about planning his reve
    Italy  1968
  • The Great Silence
    Bounty killers led by Loco prey on outlaws hiding out in the snowbound Utah mountains. After Pauline's husband becomes Loco's latest victim, she hires a gunman for revenge; Silence, mute since his throat was cut as a child.
    Character: Tigrero / Loco
    Italy  1968
  • Our Man in Marrakesh
    One of six travellers who catch the bus from Casablanca airport to Marrakesh is carrying $2 million to pay a local operator to fix United Nations votes. But which one?
    United Kingdom  1966
  • Doctor Zhivago
    Based on the Nobel Prize-winning novel by Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago covers the years prior to, during, and after the Russian Revolution, as seen through the eyes of poet/physician Yuri Zhivago (Omar Sharif). In the tradition...
    Character: Kostoyed
    United States  1965
  • Curse of the Hidden Vault
    Mobsters conspire to loot another criminal's treasure secured in an enormous booby-trapped vault.
    West Germany (BRD)  1964
  • A Time to Love and a Time to Die
    In 1944, a company of German soldiers on the Russian front are numbed by the horrors and hardships of war when Private Ernst Graeber's long awaited furlough comes through. Back home in Germany, he finds his home bombed. While hope...
    Character: Gestapo Lieutenant
    United States  1958
  • Hanussen
    In Germany during World War II, a well-known psychic decides to collaborate with the Nazis.
    West Germany (BRD)  1955
  • Mad Emperor: Ludwig II
    King Ludwig II of Bavaria is frustrated, having to accept parliament's will to join Bismarck, rather he his cultured Habsburg friends, in wars. His love-life being as fruitless, he seeks comfort in art. But building fairytale cast...
    West Germany (BRD)  1955
  • Children, Mother, and the General
    As Germany's fortunes in the latter part of World War II wane, several young boys, in their enthusiasm to do something "for the fatherland", volunteer to fight with the German army in the East. Horrified at the news that...
    West Germany (BRD)  1955
  • Fear
    Roberto Rossellini directs his then-wife Ingrid Bergman in the suspenseful drama La Paura (Fear), based on the book by Stefan Zweig. Guilt-stricken Irene Wagner (Bergman) is forced to hide her secret affair with Erich Baumann (Kur...
    Character: Cabaret Performer
    Italy  1954
  • Decision Before Dawn
    WWII is entering its last phase: Germany is in ruins, but does not yield. The US army lacks crucial knowledge about the German units operating on the opposite side of the Rhine, and decides to send two German prisoners to gather i...
    Character: Whining Soldier
    United States  1951