Willy Fritsch (Willy Fritsch)

Willy Fritsch

Actor. Born Wilhelm Egon Fritz Fritsch, he was a popular German leading man in theatre and motion-pictures. In the early 1900s, he was performing drama at the Deutsches Theater and made his feature debut in films as a supporting player in “Miss Venus” (1921). Over the coarse of the next five decades, he appeared in over 120 films such as “Dance Fever” (1925), “Cairo Season” (1933), “Vienna Blood” (1942), “Star from Rio” (1955), “Sweet Heart of the Gods” (1960) and “I Learned it from Father” (1964). He died at age 72 in Hamburg, Germany and actor Thomas Fritsch was his son. (bio by: John “J-Cat” Griffith)  Family links:  Spouse:  Dinah Grace (1916 – 1963)* *Calculated relationship


  • January, 27, 1901
  • Germany


  • July, 07, 1973
  • Germany


  • Ohlsdorfer Friedhof
  • Hamburg
  • Germany

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