Adolf Klein (15 August 1847 – 11 March 1931) was an Austrian actor and theatre director. Klein appeared in around sixty films, mainly during the silent era. He appeared in a number of the epics made by the German film industry during the early 1920s such as his role as Cardinal Wolsey in Ernst Lubitsch's Anna Boleyn (1920).[1]

Adolf Klein
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Born(1847-08-15)15 August 1847
Died11 March 1931(1931-03-11) (aged 83)
  • Film actor
  • Stage actor
Years active1916–1931 (film)

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  1. ^ Fletcher p. 191


  • Fletcher, Stella (2009). Cardinal Wolsey: A Life in Renaissance Europe. London: Continuum. ISBN 978-1-84725-245-6.

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