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|Also Known As:||Died:||January 21, 1964|
|Born:||March 22, 1896||Cause of Death:||heart attack|
|Birth Place:||Austria||Profession:||Cast ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Joined Max Reinhardt's stage company
Screen debut in "Schlemiel"
American screen debut in "Orphans of the Storm"
Cast as Judas in the silent "King of Kings"; father played a high priest
Played Gaylord Ravenel in the non-musical version of "Show Boat"
Cast as King Herod opposite Claudette Colbert's "Cleopatra"
Co-starred in "The Crusades"
Earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar for performance as Captain Alfred Dreyfus in "The Life of Emile Zola"
Had featured role in "Marie Antoinette"
Portrayed King Louis in "The Three Musketeers"
Co-starred in "The Shop Around the Corner"
Appeared in "Monsieur Beaucaire"
Last films for more than a decade, "Old Los Angeles" and "The Gallant Legion"
Played Claudius to Maurice Evans' "Hamlet" in the first ever American telecast of the play on NBC
Acted on the NYC stage in "Love's Labour's Lost"
Hosted "Joseph Schildkraut Presents", a series of half-hour dramas aired on the DuMont network
Created role of Otto Frank in the Broadway production of "The Diary of Anne Frank"
Recreated stage role in the film version of "The Diary of Anne Frank"
Acted in a memorable episode of "The Twilight Zone", playing an elderly man who must chose between opting for a new, younger body or living out the remaining years in pain
Final film, "The Greatest Story Ever Told"; released posthumously
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