Klaus Kinski

German actor (1926–1991)

Klaus Kinski, born Klaus Günter Karl Nakszynski (18 October 1926 – 23 November 1991) was a German actor. He appeared in more than 130 movies. He was famous for working with Werner Herzog and also notorious for his infamous violent outbursts.

Klaus Kinski
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Kinski at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival
Nikolaus Karl Günther Nakszyński

(1926-10-18)18 October 1926
Zoppot, Free City of Danzig (now Sopot, Poland)
Died23 November 1991(1991-11-23) (aged 65)
Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, California
Cause of deathHeart attack
Years active1948-1989

He was the father of actors Pola Kinski, Nastassja Kinski and Nikolai Kinski.

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