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Karl Platen

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Karl Platen
Platen in 1906
Carl Platen

(1877-03-06)6 March 1877
Died4 July 1952(1952-07-04) (aged 75)
Years active1913–1949
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Karl Platen (6 March 1877 – 4 July 1952) was a German actor and cinematographer known for Girl in the Moon (1929) and M (1931).


Karl Platen was born as Carl Platen on March 6, 1877 in Halle an der Saale, Germany. He died on July 4, 1952 in Weimar, German Democratic Republic at the age of 75.

Selected filmography


  • Jung, Uli & Schatzberg, Walter. Beyond Caligari: The Films of Robert Wiene. Berghahn Books, 1999.
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