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Karlheinz Böhm

Karlheinz Böhm  (born 16 March 1928 in Darmstadt, Germany) is an Austrian actor. The son of conductor Karl Böhm, he is best known internationally for his role as Mark, the psychopathic protagonist of Peeping Tom, directed by Michael Powell. Before that, he had played the young Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria in the three Sissi movies. He made three notable U.S. films in 1962. He played Jakob Grimm in the 1962 MGM-Cinerama spectacular The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm and Ludwig van Beethoven in the Walt Disney film The Magnificent Rebel. (The latter film was made especially for the Disney anthology television series, but was released theatrically in Europe.) He appeared in a villainous role as the Nazi-sympathizing son of Paul Lukas in the MGM film Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, a Technicolor, widescreen remake of the 1921 silent Rudolph Valentino film. Between 1974 and 1975, Böhm appeared prominently in four consecutive films from prolific New German Cinema director Rainer Werner Fassbinder: Martha, Effi Briest, Faustrecht der Freiheit (aka Fistfight of Freedom or Fox and His Friends), and Mutter Küsters' Fahrt zum Himmel (Mother Küsters' Trip to Heaven). In 2009 he provided the German voice for Charles Muntz, villain in Pixar's tenth animated feature Up. Since 1981, when he founded Menschen für Menschen ("Humans for Humans"), Böhm has been actively involved in charitable work in Ethiopia, for which in 2007 he was awarded the Balzan Prize for Humanity, Peace and Brotherhood among Peoples. Karlheinz Böhm has been married to Almaz Böhm, a native of Ethiopia, since 1991. They have two children, Nicolas (born 1990) and Aida (born 1993). Böhm has five more children from previous marriages, among them, the actress Katharina Böhm (born 1964). In 2011 Almaz and Karlheinz Böhm were awarded the Essl Social Prize for the project Menschen für Menschen Description above from the Wikipedia article Karlheinz Böhm, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Mar 16, 1928 In Darmstadt, Germany
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Angel with the Trumpet 1948-08-19
Latest Project:
Movie Everything is Love 2014-12-04
Known For
Poster of Ringstraßenpalais
Poster of Im Hause des Kommerzienrates
Poster of The House of the Three Girls
Poster of Unternehmen Schlafsack
Movie Everything is Love Kaiser Franz Joseph (archive footage) 2014-12-04
Movie Mister Karl Self 2008-03-30
Movie Dieter Hallervorden - Mit dem Gesicht 2008-11-10
Series Menschen bei Maischberger Unknown 2003-09-02
Series Sabine Christiansen Unknown 1998-01-04
Movie I Don't Just Want You to Love Me Self 1993-01-01
Series Der Bergdoktor Unknown 1992-10-26
Movie Inflation im Paradies 1983-05-05
Series Wanna bet, that..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Series Die Laurents Theodore Laurent 1981-10-27
Series Ringstraßenpalais Bernie Artenberg 1980-12-25
Movie Kur in Travemünde Manfred Angenendt 1979-12-12
Movie Seniorenschweiz 1976-03-16
Movie Die Tannerhütte 1976-10-18
Movie Im Hause des Kommerzienrates Dr. Bruck 1975-01-01
Movie Fox and His Friends Max 1975-06-06
Movie Mother Küsters Goes to Heaven Karl Tillmann 1975-07-01
Series Motiv Liebe Vater 1974-03-19
Movie Martha Helmut 1974-05-27
Movie Effi Briest Wullersdorf 1974-06-20
Movie Immobilien Rainer 1973-02-21
Movie Schloß Hubertus Tassilo 1973-12-19
Movie Magic Graz himself 1972-05-01
Movie Verdacht gegen Barry Croft Barry Croft 1972-08-17
Series Dalli Dalli Unknown 1971-05-13
Series Scene of the Crime Dr. Ferdinand Prelinger 1970-11-29
Movie Traumnovelle Fridolin 1969-08-31
Movie The Venetian Affair Robert Wahl 1967-01-18
Series Burke's Law Unknown 1963-09-20
Movie Come Fly with Me Baron Franz Von Elzingen (as Karl Boehm) 1963-03-27
Movie Rififi in Tokyo Carl Mersen 1963-03-29
Movie The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Heinrich von Hartrott 1962-02-07
Movie Sissi - Forever My Love Emperor Franz Josef (archive footage) 1962-03-27
Series The Virginian Unknown 1962-09-19
Movie The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm Jacob Grimm 1962-08-07
Series Combat! Unknown 1962-10-02
Movie Crook and the Cross Father Steiner 1960-01-01
Movie Too Hot to Handle Robert Jouvel 1960-12-01
Movie Peeping Tom Mark Lewis (as Carl Boehm) 1960-05-16
Movie Court Martial Oberleutnant Düren 1959-04-01
Series Stars in der Manege Unknown 1959-04-11
Movie La Paloma Robert Dahlberg 1959-07-23
Movie The Stowaway Jean 1958-03-21
Movie Man müßte nochmal zwanzig sein Dr. Paul Degenhard 1958-08-13
Movie Examen des Lebens Paul Gardiner 1958-02-14
Movie Das haut einen Seemann doch nicht um Peter Hille 1958-09-18
Movie The House of the Three Girls Franz Schubert 1958-12-18
Movie Castle in Tyrol Thomas Stegmann 1957-10-10
Movie Blaue Jungs Alfred Hanstein 1957-09-04
Movie Sissi: The Fateful Years of an Empress Emperor Franz Joseph 1957-12-18
Movie Die Ehe des Dr. med. Danwitz Dr. med. Danwitz 1956-03-28
Movie Kitty and the Great Big World Robert Ashlin 1956-09-12
Movie Sissi: The Young Empress Emperor Franz Joseph 1956-12-01
Movie Unternehmen Schlafsack Kanonier Gravenhorst 1955-09-22
Movie Ich war ein häßliches Mädchen Thomas 1955-08-24
Movie Schwedenmädel Klaus Richter 1955-09-28
Movie Sissi Emperor Franz Joseph 1955-12-22
Movie Dunja Mitja 1955-12-22
Movie Die heilige Lüge 1954-04-06
Movie Die Sonne von St. Moritz Dr. Robert Frank 1954-03-26
Movie ...und ewig bleibt die Liebe Georg 1954-08-12
Movie The Witch 1954-10-14
Movie The Golden Plague Karl Hellmer 1954-12-30
Movie Salto Mortale Manfred 1954-12-17
Movie Arlette erobert Paris Gérard Laurent 1953-08-31
Movie Hochzeit auf Reisen Dr. Walter Delius 1953-12-31
Movie Der unsterbliche Lump Johannes Ritter / Petroni 1953-12-18
Movie Haus des Lebens Pit Harlacher 1952-09-11
Movie Viennese Women Walter 1952-02-26
Movie Alraune Frank Braun 1952-10-22
Movie Der Weibertausch Lorenz Holler 1952-11-27
Movie Der Tag vor der Hochzeit 1952-11-27
Movie The Angel with the Trumpet Franz Alt jun. 1948-08-19