Fritz Lang

Film Director / Screenwriter / Actor / Film Producer | * 12/05/1890 († 85, 08/02/1976) | Vienna (Austria)
Friedrich Christian Anton Lang (German: [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈkʁɪsti̯an ˈantɔn laŋ]; December 5, 1890 – August 2, 1976), better known as Fritz Lang ([fʁɪt͡s laŋ]), was an Austrian film director, screenwriter, and producer who worked in Germany and later the United States. One of the best-known émigrés from Germany's school of Expressionism, he was dubbed the "Master of Darkness" by the British Film Institute. He has been cited as one of the Most influential filmmakers of all time. Lang's Most celebrated films include the groundbreaking futuristic science-fiction film Metropolis (1927) and the influential M (1931), a film noir precursor. His 1929 film Woman in the Moon showcased the use of a Multi-stage rocket, and also pioneered the concept of a rocket launch pad (a rocket standing upright against a tall building before launch having been slowly rolled into place) a... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Fritz Lang

German Film Award Officer of Arts and Letters Commander's Cross of The Order of Merit of The Federal Republic of Germany Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Karl Troop Cross
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Movies with Fritz Lang as Actor(16)

as Self (archive footage)2020 A Life for Movies - Lotte Eisner
as Self - Filmmaker (archive footage)2015 From Caligari to Hitler
as Self (archive footage)2010 Voyage to 'Metropolis'
as Himself (archive footage)2009 Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood
as himself1989 The Exiles
as Interviewee1964 Encounter with Fritz Lang
as himself1964 Paparazzi
as himself1963 Contempt
as himself1924 The Film in the Film

TV Shows/Series with Fritz Lang as Actor(1)

as Self (archive footage)2002 Das Jahrhundert des Theaters

Movies with Fritz Lang as Crew(86)

Directing/Director1960 The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse
Production/Producer1960 The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse
Writing/Screenplay1960 The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse
Directing/Director1960 Journey to the Lost City
Writing/Screenplay1960 Journey to the Lost City
Directing/Director1959 The Tiger of Eschnapur
Writing/Writer1959 The Tiger of Eschnapur
Directing/Director1959 The Indian Tomb
Writing/Writer1959 The Indian Tomb
Directing/Director1956 Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
Directing/Director1956 While the City Sleeps
Directing/Director1955 Moonfleet
Directing/Director1954 Human Desire
Directing/Director1953 The Big Heat
Writing/Story1953 The Black Vampire
Directing/Director1953 The Blue Gardenia
Directing/Director1952 Rancho Notorious
Directing/Director1952 Clash by Night
Directing/Director1950 House by the River
Directing/Director1947 Secret Beyond the Door
Production/Producer1947 Secret Beyond the Door
Directing/Director1946 Cloak and Dagger
Directing/Director1945 Scarlet Street
Production/Producer1945 Scarlet Street
Directing/Director1944 The Woman in the Window
Directing/Director1944 Ministry of Fear
Directing/Director1943 Hangmen Also Die!
Production/Producer1943 Hangmen Also Die!
Writing/Adaptation1943 Hangmen Also Die!
Writing/Original Story1943 Hangmen Also Die!
Directing/Director1941 Man Hunt
Directing/Director1941 Western Union
Directing/Director1940 The Return of Frank James
Directing/Director1938 You and Me
Production/Producer1938 You and Me
Directing/Director1937 You Only Live Once
Directing/Director1936 Fury
Writing/Screenplay1936 Fury
Directing/Director1934 Liliom
Writing/Writer1934 Liliom
Directing/Director1933 The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
Production/Producer1933 The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
Writing/Screenplay1933 The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
Directing/Director1931 M
Writing/Screenplay1931 M
Directing/Director1929 Woman in the Moon
Production/Producer1929 Woman in the Moon
Writing/Screenplay1929 Woman in the Moon
Directing/Director1928 Spies
Writing/Writer1928 Spies
Directing/Director1927 Metropolis
Editing/Editor1927 Metropolis
Writing/Screenplay1927 Metropolis
Directing/Director1924 Die Nibelungen: Siegfried
Writing/Screenplay1924 Die Nibelungen: Siegfried
Directing/Director1922 Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler
Writing/Screenplay1922 Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler
Directing/Director1921 Four Around the Woman
Writing/Screenplay1921 Four Around the Woman
Directing/Director1921 Destiny
Writing/Writer1921 Destiny
Directing/Director1920 The Wandering Image
Writing/Writer1920 The Wandering Image
Directing/Director1920 The Spiders - The Diamond Ship
Writing/Writer1919 Bettler GmbH
Writing/Screenplay1919 The Dance of Death
Writing/Screenplay1919 The Plague in Florence
Writing/Writer1919 Die Frau mit den Orchideen
Directing/Director1919 The Spiders - The Golden Sea
Writing/Writer1919 The Spiders - The Golden Sea
Writing/Writer1919 Lilith und Ly
Directing/Director1919 Half-Blood
Writing/Screenplay1919 Half-Blood
Directing/Director1919 Master of Love
Directing/Director1919 Harakiri
Writing/Writer1919 Wolkenbau und Flimmerstern
Writing/Writer1919 Die Rache ist mein
Writing/Writer1917 Hilde Warren and Death
Writing/Screenplay1917 Die Hochzeit im Excentricclub
Writing/Screenplay1916 Die Peitsche

Full Name: Fritz Lang
Born: Friday, 12/05 1890 (December) in Vienna (Austria)
Died: Monday, 08/02 1976 (August) in Beverly Hills (aged: 85)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: German (DE), English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Königliche Kunstgewerbeschule München, TU Wien
Spouses (current/former): Thea von Harbou, Lily Latté
Other names for Fritz Lang (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Friedrich Anton Christian Lang"
"프리츠 랑"
"프리츠 랭"
"Friedrich Christian Anton Lang"
Fritz Lang frequently works together with these people:
Thea von Harbou (21x, Crew)
Erich Pommer (15x, Crew)
Georg John (12x, Actor)
Karl Vollbrecht (11x, Crew)
Joe May (11x, Crew)
Otto Hunte (10x, Crew)
Rudolf Klein-Rogge (9x, Actor)
Erich Kettelhut (9x, Crew)
Jean-Luc Godard (7x, Crew)
Carl Hoffmann (7x, Crew)
Lil Dagover (6x, Actress)
Peter von Becker (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1948, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/16/2023