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Famous People Named Fritz 

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Ever thought about how many famous people named Fritz are out there? This list of celebrities named Fritz will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Fritzs below include actors named Fritz and athletes named Fritz, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Fritz who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Fritzs below include Fritz Lang, Fritz Haarmann, and Fritz Walter.
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Fritz Lang is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Fritz
Fritz Lang Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: Dec. at 86 (1890-1976)

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Friedrich Christian Anton "Fritz" Lang (December 5, 1890 – August 2, 1976) was an Austrian-German-American filmmaker, screenwriter, and occasional film producer and actor. One of the ...more
Fritz Haarmann is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Fritz

Age: Dec. at 46 (1879-1925)

Birthplace: Hanover, Germany

Friedrich Heinrich Karl "Fritz" Haarmann (25 October 1879 – 15 April 1925) was a German serial killer, known as the Butcher of Hanover, the Vampire of Hanover and the Wolf-Man, who ...more

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Fritz Walter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Fritz

Age: Dec. at 82 (1920-2002)

Birthplace: Kaiserslautern, Germany

Friedrich "Fritz" Walter (31 October 1920 – 17 June 2002) was a German footballer. He usually played as an attacking midfielder or inside forward. In his time with the German national ...more

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Fritz Pollard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Fritz
Coach, American football player

Age: Dec. at 92 (1894-1986)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Frederick Douglass "Fritz" Pollard (January 27, 1894 – May 11, 1986) was an American Football player and coach. He was the first African American head coach in the National Football ...more

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Fritz Von Erich is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Fritz
Wrestler, American football player

Age: Dec. at 68 (1929-1997)

Birthplace: Jewett, Texas, USA

Jack Barton Adkisson Sr. (August 16, 1929 – September 10, 1997), better known by his ring name Fritz Von Erich, was an American professional wrestler, carnival attraction, wrestling promoter, ...more
Fritz Leiber is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Fritz
Poet, Novelist, Actor

Age: Dec. at 82 (1910-1992)

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Fritz Reuter Leiber Jr. (December 24, 1910 – September 5, 1992) was an American writer of fantasy, horror, and science fiction. He was also a poet, actor in theater and films, playwright and ...more
Fritz Kreisler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Fritz
Composer, Violinist

Age: Dec. at 87 (1875-1962)

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Friedrich "Fritz" Kreisler (February 2, 1875 – January 29, 1962) was an Austrian-born violinist and composer. One of the most noted violin masters of his day, and regarded as one of ...more
Fritz Sauckel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Fritz
Politician, Sailor

Age: Dec. at 52 (1894-1946)

Birthplace: Haßfurt, Germany

Ernst Friedrich Christoph "Fritz" Sauckel (27 October 1894 – 16 October 1946) was a German Nazi politician, Gauleiter of Thuringia and the General Plenipotentiary for Labour Deployment ...more

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Fritz Haber is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Fritz
Chemist, Scientist, Engineer

Age: Dec. at 66 (1868-1934)

Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland

Fritz Haber (German: [ˈhaːbɐ]; 9 December 1868 – 29 January 1934) was a German chemist who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1918 for his invention of the Haber–Bosch process, a method ...more
Fritz Walter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Fritz

Age: 58

Birthplace: Mannheim, Germany

Fritz Walter (born 21 July 1960) is a German former footballer who played as a forward, and who was nicknamed "Little Fritz". Born in Mannheim, he is of no relation to German legend of ...more
Fritz Weaver is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Fritz
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 93

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Fritz William Weaver (January 19, 1926 − November 26, 2016) was an American actor in television, stage, and motion pictures, perhaps best known for his role as Dr. Josef Weiss in the 1978 epic ...more
Fritz Kalkbrenner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Fritz
Record producer, Musician, Disc jockey

Age: 38

Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

Fritz Kalkbrenner (Born 1981 in Berlin) is a German DJ and music producer.
Fritz Reiner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Fritz
Opera conductor, Conductor

Age: Dec. at 75 (1888-1963)

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Frederick Martin "Fritz" Reiner (December 19, 1888 – November 15, 1963) was a prominent conductor of opera and symphonic music in the twentieth century. Hungarian born and trained, he ...more
Fritz Todt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Fritz
Civil engineer, Engineer

Age: Dec. at 51 (1891-1942)

Birthplace: Pforzheim, Germany

Fritz Todt (4 September 1891 – 8 February 1942), was a German construction engineer and senior Nazi, who rose from the position of "Inspector General for German Roadways", where he ...more
Fritz Ostermueller is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Fritz
Baseball player

Age: Dec. at 50 (1907-1957)

Birthplace: Quincy, Illinois

Frederick Raymond "Fritz" Ostermueller (September 15, 1907 – December 17, 1957) was a pitcher in major league baseball from 1934 to 1948 for the Boston Red Sox, St. Louis Browns, ...more
Fritz Crisler is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Fritz
Coach, American football player

Age: Dec. at 83 (1899-1982)

Birthplace: Earlville, Illinois

Herbert Orin "Fritz" Crisler (; January 12, 1899 – August 19, 1982) was an American college football coach who is best known as "the father of two-platoon football," an ...more
Fritz Albert Lipmann is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Fritz
Chemist, Scientist

Age: Dec. at 87 (1899-1986)

Birthplace: Königsberg, Germany

Fritz Albert Lipmann (June 12, 1899 – July 24, 1986) was a German-American biochemist and a co-discoverer in 1945 of coenzyme A. For this, together with other research on coenzyme A, he was ...more
Fritz Szepan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Fritz

Age: Dec. at 67 (1907-1974)

Birthplace: Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Friedrich "Fritz" Szepan (2 September 1907 in Gelsenkirchen – 14 December 1974 in Gelsenkirchen) was a German footballer in the period leading up to and including World War II. He ...more

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Fritz Fischer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Fritz
Physician

Age: Dec. at 91 (1912-2003)

Birthplace: Tegel, Germany

Fritz Ernst Fischer (5 October 1912 – 2003) was a German medical doctor who, under the Nazi regime, participated in medical experiments conducted on inmates of the Ravensbrück concentration ...more
Fritz Feld is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Fritz
Actor

Age: Dec. at 93 (1900-1993)

Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

Fritz Feld (born Fritz Feilchenfeld; October 15, 1900 – November 18, 1993) was a German-American film character actor who appeared in over 140 films in 72 years, both silent and sound. His ...more
Fritz Kortner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Fritz
Theatre Director, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: Dec. at 78 (1892-1970)

Birthplace: Europe, Austria, Vienna, Central Europe

Fritz Kortner (12 May 1892 – 22 July 1970) was an Austrian stage and film actor and theatre director.
Fritz Rumey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Fritz

Age: Dec. at 27 (1891-1918)

Birthplace: Königsberg, Germany

Fritz Rumey (March 3, 1891 – September 27, 1918) Pour le Mérite, Golden Military Merit Cross was a German fighter pilot in the First World War, credited with 45 victories.
Fritz Wepper is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Fritz
Actor

Age: 77

Birthplace: Munich, Germany

Fritz Wepper (born 17 August 1941, Munich, Germany) is a German film and television actor. He is best known for his role as Inspector Harry Klein in the long-running crime series Derrick ...more
Fritz Otto Bernert is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Fritz

Age: Dec. at 25 (1893-1918)

Birthplace: Racibórz, Poland

Oberleutnant Fritz Otto Bernert (6 March 1893 – 18 October 1918) was a leading German fighter ace of World War I. He scored 27 victories despite being essentially one-armed.
Fritz Pütter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Fritz

Age: Dec. at 23 (1895-1918)

Birthplace: Westphalia, Germany

Leutnant Fritz Pütter (14 January 1895 – 10 August 1918) Pour le Mérite, Iron Cross, was a German World War I ace fighter pilot credited with victories over eight enemy observation ...more