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Harry Riebauer (4 July 1921 – 8 November 1999) was a German film and television actor.[1]

Harry Riebauer
Born(1921-07-04)4 July 1921
Died8 November 1999(1999-11-08) (aged 78)
OccupationActor
Years active1950–1990

Riebauer was born in Reichenberg (Liberec, Czechoslovakia) in a Sudetengerman family.

Active in acting from 1950 through 1990, one of his many roles was appearing as Sgt. Strachwitz in the film The Great Escape (1963).[2] He was noted for his tall stature, standing 1.94 metres (6 ft 4 ins).

He died in Berlin, Germany, at age 78.[1]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1950 The Benthin Family
1951 Der Untertan Uncredited
1952 The Condemned Village Amerikanischer Militärpolizist
1953 Die Geschichte vom kleinen Muck Laeufer Murad
1954 Stärker als die Nacht
1955 Ernst Thälmann – Führer seiner Klasse [de] Leutnant Meyer
1956 The Captain from Cologne Oberleutnant Kilian
1961 Les arrivistes Max Gillet
1961 The Dress Der Tünne
1962 Jeder stirbt für sich allein Ministerialrat Dr. Sommer
1963 The Great Escape Sgt. Strachwitz
1963 The Strangler of Blackmoor Castle Inspector Jeff Mitchell
1963 Der Henker von London Dr. Philip Trooper
1963 Es war mir ein Vergnügen [de]
1964 Ein Frauenarzt klagt an [de] Dr. Niemeyer, Oberstaatsanwalt
1964 Hercules and the Treasure of the Incas Sheriff
1964 The Seventh Victim Dr. Howard Trent
1965 Mädchen hinter Gittern Frank Albin
1966 Soleil noir Herman
1967 Die blaue Hand Mr. Snobbits Uncredited
1967 Der Mönch mit der Peitsche [de] Mark Denver
1968 Death in the Red Jaguar Steve Dilaggio
1969 The Man with the Glass Eye Bob
1969 Rat' mal, wer heut bei uns schläft...? Conte di Casagrande
1970 Die liebestollen Baronessen Dr. Oscar Fummler
1971 The Body in the Thames Milton S. Farnborough
1981 Possession Man at the conference Uncredited
1985 Morenga v. Estorff
1990 Bei mir liegen Sie richtig [de] Herr Keil (final film role)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Harry Riebauer". Film Portal. 18 January 2016. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Harry Riebauer biography". DEFA. 18 January 2016. Retrieved 18 January 2016.

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