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|Also Known As:||Died:||November 5, 1990|
|Born:||September 13, 1909||Cause of Death:||heart ailment|
|Birth Place:||Austria||Profession:||Cast ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Made stage acting debut in Vienna in "Don Carlos"
Was a member of the St. Gallen Repertory Theater in Switzerland
Joined the Volstheatre in Vienna
Frequently performed at the Salzberg Festival in Austria
Fled Vienna when Nazis overran Austria
Settled in New York
Broadway debut in "From Vienna", performed by the Refugee Artists Group
First major role as actor on Broadway, "King Lear"
Opened Herbert Berghof Studios, acting school in West Village section of Manhattan (now known as HB Studios)
Became charter member of Actors Studio
Film acting debut, "Five Fingers"
Directed American stage premiere of "Waiting For Godot"
Had supporting role in "Cleopatra"
Founded HB Playwrights Foundation
Final film, "Target"
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