Clement von Franckenstein

Clement von Franckenstein

  • Born on
    • May 28th, 1944
  • Died on
    • May 9th, 2019
Clement George Freiherr von und zu Franckenstein (May 28, 1944 – May 9, 2019) was 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

Starring Clement von Franckenstein on Plex


Acting (25 Credits)

2016Hail, Caesar! as Senator Sestimus Amydias
2015Unfinished Business as Armand (uncredited)
2012The Five-Year Engagement as Grandpa Baba
2011Take Me Home Tonight as Frances Triebverbrecher
2009Command Performance as Ambassador Bradley
2004Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus as Sir John
2003Just Married as Car Rental Clerk
1998The Landlady as Laurence Gerard
1996The Evening Star as Pascal Ferney
1995The American President as President René Jean D'Astier
1994T-Force as UN Ambassador Christopher Olsen
1993American Ninja 5 as Glock
1993Robin Hood: Men in Tights as Royal Announcer
1992Live Wire as Dr. Bernard
1992Death Becomes Her as Opening Man
1992Shining Through as BBC Interviewer
1990The Invisible Maniac as Dr. McWaters
1990The Haunting of Morella as Judge Brock
1990Lionheart as English InvestorWatch Free
1989Transylvania Twist as Hans Hoff
1984Monaco Forever as B.B.C. Broadcaster
1983Olivia as Lawyer
1983The Man Who Wasn't There as Grey Crusher
1979Time After Time as Bobby (as Clement St. George)
1974Young Frankenstein

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