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Actor Clement von Franckenstein dies at 74

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Von Franckenstein has died at the age of 74.

According to Hollywood Reporter, Franckenstein died of hypoxia at a hospital in

The urbane British was born on May 28, 1944, outside

He played several roles in movies like Lionheart, Death Becomes Her, and Hail, Caesar!.

While Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein (1974) was his first movie, Franckenstein also had an uncredited role in Carl Reiner's Fatal Instinct (1993).

Thereafter, he portrayed French leader in the comedy-drama in 1995.

Franckenstein's parents were killed in a plane crash. He was raised by his parent's friends.

He graduated from and worked as a lieutenant in the and for three years.

Most recently he appeared in Take Me Home Tonight, The Five-Year Engagement and Angels on Tap in 2018.

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First Published: Sat, May 11 2019. 23:38 IST