In the 1951 remake of M (directed by Joseph Losey), who took the role of the child murderer (played by Peter Lorre in Fritz Lang’s 1931 version)? July 28, 2020September 27, 2011 by Pamela Landy David Wayne took the role of the child murderer in the 1951 remake of M (directed by Joseph Losey). Related Answers Who played the model for the child murderer in Fritz Lang’s M (1931)? Who directed the first version of And Then There Were None (1945)? Who starred in the remake of My Man Godfrey (1957)? What was the first name of Dr. Frankenstein in the 1931 Universal version of Frankenstein? Who played the title role in the 1926 Ben-Hur? Who was the original Bluebeard wife murderer?