Jack the Ripper (1976 film)

Jack the Ripper (German: Der Dirnenmörder von London) is a 1976 German thriller film directed by Jesús Franco and starring Klaus Kinski.[1][2] In this Swiss-German film Klaus Kinski portrays Jack the Ripper.

Jack the Ripper
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJesús Franco
Produced by
Written byJesús Franco
StarringKlaus Kinski
  • Peter Baumgartner
  • Peter Spoerri
Edited byMarie-Luise Buschke
Release date
  • 23 September 1976 (1976-09-23)
Running time
92 minutes
  • West Germany
  • Switzerland


  • Klaus Kinski as Dr. Dennis Orloff / Jack the Ripper
  • Josephine Chaplin as Cynthia
  • Andreas Mannkopff as Inspektor Selby
  • Herbert Fux as Charlie, the Fisherman
  • Lina Romay as Marika Stevenson
  • Nikola Weisse as Frieda
  • Ursula von Wiese as Miss Higgins (as Ursula v. Wiese)
  • Hans Gaugler as Mr. Bridger, the blind man
  • Francine Custer as Sally Brown, first victim
  • Olga Gebhard as Ms. Baxter
  • Angelika Arndts as Ms. Stevenson
  • Peter Nüsch as Sergeant Ruppert (as Peter Nuesch)
  • Esther Studer as Jeanny, second victim
  • Regine Elsener as Blondy
  • Lorli Bucher as Lulu
  • Mike Lederer as Coach Driver
  • Otto Dornbierer as Charlie's friend


  1. Desowitz, Bill. "New York Times: Jack the Ripper". NY Times. Retrieved 6 May 2015.
  2. "Jack the Ripper (1976 – German Blu-Ray Review)". Diabolique Magazine. Retrieved 6 May 2015.
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