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Birth Name: Franz Eberhard August Krüger

Age: 90, born 12 April 1928

Country of origin: Germany


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Description: Krüger was born in Berlin. From 1941, Krüger went to a NAPOLA school at the Ordensburg Sonthofen. As a young man in March 1945, Krüger was drafted into the 38th SS Division Nibelungen, where he was drawn into heavy fighting before being captured by American forces. Today he says that he always abhorred the Nazis, but because of fear he had not admitted it, like many Germans at that time. Because of his archetypal Aryan German look (blond hair and blue eyes), he often performed in roles portraying Nazis. However, he hated wearing the brown uniform. He first came to the attention of English language audiences in the 1957 ... (more)
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jomi05 posted a image 1 year, 1 month ago

krugerfan posted a comment on this image 2 years, 1 month ago

"Always a picture of sartorial elegance! No matter whether he is dressed to catch rhino, or in military garb, or simply in civilian gear, this gent could well have been a model as well as working at "


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krugerfan posted a comment on this image 2 years, 1 month ago

"Just love that smile, a kind of "I know something" smile."


krugerfan posted a comment on this image 2 years, 1 month ago

"The consummate actor, he always gave the best performance. He was serious about his career, and he was so darn good at it."


krugerfan posted a comment on this image 2 years, 1 month ago

"One can still see the young Hardy Kruger, even as he ages, that young man is still there. Not many of us can say that."


krugerfan posted a comment on this image 2 years, 1 month ago

"It's not fair, he ages so well, and on the rare occasion that the camera catches him smiling, he looks even better if that is possible."


krugerfan posted a comment on this image 2 years, 1 month ago

"Even older, still a striking gent. The intensity in his eyes really grabs you."


krugerfan posted a comment on this image 2 years, 1 month ago

"A picture of Germanic perfection. He was, and always will be, my favourite actor of all time."


krugerfan posted a comment on this image 2 years, 1 month ago

"Even as he ages, he still is a handsome gentleman!"


krugerfan posted a comment on this image 2 years, 1 month ago

"As a 13 year old I became a fan of Hardy Kruger, and now at 72, I am still a great fan of this very talented actor."