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Clement von Franckenstein

Clement George Freiherr von und zu Franckenstein is the son of Georg Freiherr von und zu Franckenstein, born in 1878, later Sir George Franckenstein, the former Austrian Ambassador to the Court of St. James. George Franckenstein had been the Austrian Minister in London for eighteen years when the Nazis took over Austria (1938) and recalled him. Instead he stayed in London, was naturalized a British subject, and knighted on 26 July 1938. There he met and married Editha King on 31 July 1939, by whom he had Clement George. His parents were killed together in a plane crash on 15 October 1953, after which he was raised by British friends. He was educated at Eton College and served for three years as a lieutenant in the Royal Scots Greys in the Middle East and Germany. He holds both British and Austrian citizenship. he studied opera for about three years, was baritone going up to tenor, was good but not really good enough to be a professional, so he decided to become an actor. Until the time he came to US, he sang in nightclubs and had a lot of performing experience before getting into acting at age 27. His first job was in the mini-series "QB VII" (1974) starring Ben Gazzara and Lee Remick. IMDb Mini Biography By: 'Rudolf Ulrich', Gruenwald n. Munich, Germany


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Born:
May 28, 1944 In Sunninghill, Buckingham, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
31
First Appeared:
In the movie Young Frankenstein 1974-12-15
Latest Project:
Movie Hail, Caesar! 2016-02-05
Known For
Poster of Unfinished Business
Poster of Dark Secrets
Poster of Body Parts
Poster of The Invisible Maniac
Filmography
Movie Hail, Caesar! Senator Sestimus Amydias 2016-02-05
Movie Unfinished Business Armand (uncredited) 2015-03-05
Movie Wallenda Louis Weitzmann 2013-01-12
Movie The Five-Year Engagement Grandpa Baba 2012-04-27
Movie Take Me Home Tonight Frances Triebverbrecher 2011-03-04
Movie Command Performance Ambassador Bradley 2009-01-01
Movie The Least Among You Stansfield Tremaine 2009-01-12
Movie Jane Doe: Yes, I Remember It Well Simon Custer 2006-01-14
Movie The Landlady Laurence Gerard 1998-11-10
Movie Dark Secrets Clement 1996-03-11
Movie The American President President René Jean D'Astier 1995-11-17
Movie T-Force UN Ambassador Christopher Olsen 1994-12-08
Movie Robin Hood: Men in Tights Royal Announcer 1993-07-28
Movie American Ninja 5 Glock 1993-01-01
Movie Shining Through BBC Interviewer 1992-01-31
Movie Body Parts Jacoby 1992-01-01
Movie Death Becomes Her Opening Man 1992-07-30
Movie Live Wire Dr. Bernard 1992-09-03
Movie The Haunting of Morella Judge Brock 1990-02-09
Movie The Invisible Maniac Dr. McWaters 1990-07-13
Movie The Lords of Magick Edgar (as Clement St. George) 1989-06-12
Movie Transylvania Twist Hans Hoff 1989-10-01
Movie Mission Kill Ian Kennedy 1986-06-19
Movie KGB: The Secret War 1985-11-01
Movie Monaco Forever B.B.C. Broadcaster 1984-01-01
Movie The Man Who Wasn't There Grey Crusher 1983-08-12
Movie Time After Time Bobby (as Clement St. George) 1979-08-31
Movie Hughes and Harlow: Angels in Hell Reggie (as Clement St. George) 1978-01-01
Movie The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington Doctor (as Clement St. George) 1977-07-15
Movie Lepke Bugsy Siegel 1975-01-01
Movie Young Frankenstein 1974-12-15