Fritz Manes

Producer, Stuntman, Advertising executive
Born: 04/21/1932 in Oakland, California, USA

Filmography

Producer (13)

Heartbreak Ridge 1986 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Ratboy 1986 (Movie)

(Producer)

Pale Rider 1985 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

City Heat 1984 (Movie)

(Producer)

Tightrope 1984 (Movie)

(Producer)

Sudden Impact 1983 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Firefox 1982 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Honkytonk Man 1982 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Any Which Way You Can 1980 (Movie)

(Producer)

Bronco Billy 1980 (Movie)

(Associate Producer)

Escape From Alcatraz 1979 (Movie)

(Associate Producer)

Every Which Way But Loose 1978 (Movie)

(Associate Producer)

The Gauntlet 1977 (Movie)

(Associate Producer)
Production Management (8)

Heartbreak Ridge 1986 (Movie)

(Unit Production Manager)

Ratboy 1986 (Movie)

(Unit Production Manager)

Pale Rider 1985 (Movie)

(Unit Production Manager)

City Heat 1984 (Movie)

(Unit Production Manager)

Tightrope 1984 (Movie)

(Unit Production Manager)

Firefox 1982 (Movie)

(Unit Production Manager)

Any Which Way You Can 1980 (Movie)

(Assistant Director)

Bronco Billy 1980 (Movie)

(Assistant Director)
Actor (7)

Pale Rider 1985 (Movie)

Stage Rider (Actor)

Tightrope 1984 (Movie)

Valdes (Actor)

Firefox 1982 (Movie)

Captain (Actor)

Escape From Alcatraz 1979 (Movie)

Guard (Actor)

Every Which Way But Loose 1978 (Movie)

Zanzabar Bartender (Actor)

The Gauntlet 1977 (Movie)

Helicopter Gunman (Actor)

The Enforcer 1976 (Movie)

1st Detective (Actor)
Physical Effects (2)

City Heat 1984 (Movie)

(Stunts)

Sudden Impact 1983 (Movie)

(Stunts)

EDUCATION

UC Berkley

University of California (UCLA)

Milestones

1986

Executive produced final film "Heartbreak Ridge"; directed by and starred Eastwood

1986

Produced the mystery drama "Ratboy," the feature directorial debut of Eastwood's then-companion Sondra Locke; Locke also starred

1982

Executive produced and cast as the Captain in "Firefox"; directed by and starred Eastwood

1980

Executive produced the Eastwood action comedy "Any Which Way You Can"

1978

Produced and acted opposite Eastwood in "Every Which Way But Loose"

1977

First feature as associate producer, "The Gauntlet"; film directed by and starred Eastwood

1976

Landed a small acting role in "The Enforcer," starring Eastwood

Began working for Clint Eastwood's Malpaso production company in the mid 1970s

Received a Purple Heart while serving in the Marines during the Korean War

Bonus Trivia

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In the late 1980s, Manes served on the California Film Commission.

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