Gert Fröbe

German actor (1913-1988)

Karl Gerhart "Gert" Fröbe (German: [ˈɡɛɐ̯t ˈfʁøːbə] (audio speaker iconlisten); 25 February 1913 – 5 September 1988) was a German actor. He is best known in English-speaking countries for his work as Auric Goldfinger in the James Bond movie Goldfinger.[1] He also played Baron Bomburst in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

Gert Fröbe
Fröbe at the premiere of the film Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines (1965)
Karl Gerhart Fröbe

(1913-02-25)25 February 1913
Died5 September 1988(1988-09-05) (aged 75)
Cause of deathHeart attack
Years active1948–1988
Political partyNational Socialist German Workers' (1929–1937)
Spouse(s)Karin Kuderer-Pistorius (1970–?)
Beate Bach (1962–1968)
Hannelore Görtz (1953–1959)
Tatjana Iwanow (one child)
Clara Peter (one child)

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  1. Fokart, Burt A. (7 September 1988). "Gert Frobe, 75; Portrayed Goldfinger in Bond Movie". Los Angeles Times.

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