Rainer Werner Fassbinder (1945–1982)

Writer | Director | Actor

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  • Rainer Werner Fassbinder and Hanna Schygulla in Katzelmacher (1969)
  • Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Lou Castel, Eddie Constantine, Hannes Fuchs, and Hanna Schygulla in Beware of a Holy Whore (1971)
  • Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Kurt Raab, Karl Scheydt, and Werner Schroeter in Beware of a Holy Whore (1971)
  • Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Lou Castel, Ingrid Caven, and Karl Scheydt in Beware of a Holy Whore (1971)
  • Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Karlheinz Böhm, Margit Carstensen, and Brigitte Mira in Mother Küsters Goes to Heaven (1975)
  • Rainer Werner Fassbinder and Peter Kern in Fox and His Friends (1975)

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Did You Know

Trivia

Ex-brother-in-law of Trudeliese Schmidt.


Quotes

Everyone must decide for himself whether it is better to have a brief but more intensely felt existence or to live a long and ordinary life.


Trademark

Frequently cast Hanna Schygulla, 'Lilo Pompeit', Günther Kaufmann, Kurt Raab, Irm Hermann, 'El Hedi Ben Salem', Armin Meier, 'Ingrid Caben', Peter Chatel, composer Peer Raben, Ulli Lommel.


Nickname

Mary


Star Sign

Gemini

Personal Details

Born


Bad Wörishofen, Bavaria, Germany

Died

(age 37)
Munich, Bavaria, West Germany


Height:

5' 9¼" (1.76 m)

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