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||August 15, 1971
||May 26, 1894
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RATE AND COMMENT
Made stage debut in Budapest
Earliest features include "The Sphynx" in Hungary
Enjoyed success as a matinee idol onstage in various Central European productions
Played Samson in a German film production, "Samson und Dalilah"
Performed onstage as a guest artist in a number of plays staged by the legendary director Max Reinhardt in Vienna and Berlin
Brought to the US by Paramount Studios' Adolph Zukor
Played earliest Hollywood roles
Journeyed to England to make several films there, including "Dinner at the Ritz", "The Lady Vanishes" and "A Window in London/Lady in Distress"
Enjoyed a notable success on Broadway in Lillian Hellman's cautionary wartime drama, "Watch on the Rhine"
Made fewer feature films, and less regularly, after 1950
Among last feature films roles was his part in "Sol Madrid"