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Also Known As: Died: August 15, 1971
Born: May 26, 1894 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Budapest, HU Profession: Cast ...
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1916:
Made stage debut in Budapest
1917:
Earliest features include "The Sphynx" in Hungary
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Enjoyed success as a matinee idol onstage in various Central European productions
1922:
Played Samson in a German film production, "Samson und Dalilah"
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Performed onstage as a guest artist in a number of plays staged by the legendary director Max Reinhardt in Vienna and Berlin
1927:
Brought to the US by Paramount Studios' Adolph Zukor
1928:
Played earliest Hollywood roles
1937:
Journeyed to England to make several films there, including "Dinner at the Ritz", "The Lady Vanishes" and "A Window in London/Lady in Distress"
1941:
Enjoyed a notable success on Broadway in Lillian Hellman's cautionary wartime drama, "Watch on the Rhine"
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Made fewer feature films, and less regularly, after 1950
1968:
Among last feature films roles was his part in "Sol Madrid"

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