Born: 28 May 1929, Lübeck, Germany.
Horst Frank excelled at playing the bad guy with panache - usually a corrupt figure of authority or a ruthless landowner.
He also starred in many European horror movies. He appeared along side Christopher Lee in the unusual role of an Albino-African rapist called Whispering Death in 'Night of the Askari'.Spaghetti credentials:
Pirates of the Mississippi (1963)
Winnetou: Last of the Renegades (1964)
Black Eagle of Santa Fe (1964)
Bullets Don't Argue (1964)
Massacre at Marble City (1964)
Get the Coffin Ready (1968)
Johnny Hamlet (1968)
The Moment to Kill (1968)
Hate Thy Neighbour (1969)
Big Showdown (1972)