Rudolf Klein-Rogge
Date of Birth
Nov 24, 1888
Birth Place:
Cologne, Germany

Biography

Rudolf Klein-Rogge was one of Germany's more gifted character actors, in both theater and film, and was a mainstay of Fritz Lang's movies from 1920-1932. Born in Cologne in 1888 (though some sources say 1885), he studied art history in Berlin and Bonn, but his real interest was in the theater. He made his professional acting debut at the age of 20, playing Cassius in Julius Caesar at the...