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Walter Slezak

Walter Slezak



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Also Known As: Died: April 21, 1983
Born: May 3, 1902 Cause of Death: suicide by shooting
Birth Place: Austria Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Mysterious House of Dr. "C", The (1976) as Dr Coppelius
A whacky scientist invents a dancing doll.
Treasure Island (1972) as Squire Trelawney
Based upon the story by R. L. Stevenson, the film shows Orson Welles as Long John Silver, pirate chief, who would like to find hidden treasure.
Black Beauty (1971)
Based on the all-time favorite novel by Anna Sewell, Black Beauty is a lyrical tale of the friendship and understanding between a young boy and his colt. Joe Evans and Black Beauty are parted and before their reunion, Beauty passes from owner to owner as a race horse, circus performer, military steed in India, and a worker for a coal merchant.
Dr. Coppelius (1968) as Dr. Coppelius
A mysterious inventor passes off an animated doll as his daughter.
The Caper of the Golden Bulls (1967) as Antonio Gonzalez
Peter Churchman stopped robbing banks a long time ago and is now living as a wealthy and respected citizen in Pampelona, Spain. But then his former companion Angela appears and blackmails him to help her robbing the Spanish National Bank of Pampelona. He gives in and develops a brilliant plan... Will this be then end of his comfortable life?
24 Hours To Kill (1966) as Malouf
During a 24-hour layover in Beirut, a greedy airline purser transports a cache of stolen goods.
Swingers' Paradise (1965) as Lloyd Davis
A group of (literally) drifting popsters find themselves involved in a grim sand-and-sandals desert movie. They reckon a few song-and-dance numbers would liven things up.
A Very Special Favor (1965) as Etienne
In Paris, an oil executive does a favor for an older Parisian businessman by romancing the latter's daughter.
Emil and the Detectives (1964) as The Baron
When Emil travels by bus to Berlin to visit his grandmother and his cousin, his money is stolen by a crook who specializes in digging tunnels. Emil must get the money back as it is for his grandmother. While following the thief, Emil runs into Gustav, an enterprising young boy who gathers up all his friends to help Emil find the money. Emil's cousin also gets involved and they get into more trouble than they bargained for when Emil's pickpocket turns out to be mixed up with a couple of notorious bank robbers.
The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (1962) as Stossel
Fanciful biography of the German fairy-tale collectors, with reenactments of three of their stories.
Come September (1961) as Maurice Clavell
A womanizing tycoon ends up chaperoning a group of American girls who have rented his Italian villa.
The Miracle (1959) as Flaco
When a 19th century nun elopes, the Virgin Mary takes her place at the convent.
Ten Thousand Bedrooms (1957) as Papa Vittorio Martelli
A playboy finds love while managing a posh hotel in Rome.
The Steel Cage (1954) as Louis
Confidentially Connie (1953) as Emil Spangenberg
An expectant mother hatches a series of madcap schemes to improve her husband's financial standing.
Call Me Madam (1953) as August Tantinnin
A Washington hostess takes an assignment as ambassador to the world''''s smallest nation.
White Witch Doctor (1953) as Huysman
Ellen Burton arrives in Africa to join Dr. Mary as her nurse, bringing modern medicine to the native peoples. Lonni Douglas, an animal wrangler and fortune hunter, agrees to take her upriver, despite his misgivings about her suitability for Africa. They battle escaped gorillas, hostile natives, infected lion wounds, and hostile witch doctors to reach their destination and on the way, they fall in love. Will their contrasting interests doom their romance?
People Will Talk (1951) as Professor Lionel Barker
A controversial doctor gets mixed up with an unwed mother.
Bedtime For Bonzo (1951) as Professor Hans Neumann
A college professor tries to raise a chimpanzee as though it were human.
Abbott & Costello in the Foreign Legion (1950) as Axmann
Two zany wrestling promoters join the French Foreign Legion by mistake.
The Yellow Cab Man (1950) as Dr. Byron Dokstedder
An inventor's unbreakable glass attracts the attention of businessmen and gangsters.
Spy Hunt (1950) as Doctor Stahl
The Inspector General (1949) as Yakov
A perpetual student is mistaken for a government official in a small Eastern European village.
The Pirate (1948) as Don Pedro Vargas
An actor poses as a notorious pirate to court a romantic Caribbean girl.
Born to Kill (1947) as [Albert] Arnett
A murderer marries a young innocent then goes after her more experienced sister.
Riffraff (1947) as [Eric] Molinar
After lucking into a map to a rich oil field, a man has to dodge those out to steal it.
Sinbad the Sailor (1947) as Melik [also known as Jamal]
The Arabian Nights hero sets off to find the lost treasure of Alexander the Great.
Salome, Where She Danced (1945) as Colonel Ivan Dimitrioff
Cornered (1945) as Melchior Incza
A World War II veteran hunts down the Nazi collaborators who killed his wife.
The Spanish Main (1945) as Don Alvarado
Dutch rebels in the Caribbean turn pirate and kidnap the corrupt Spanish governor's bride-to-be.
Till We Meet Again (1944) as Mayor Vitrey
The Princess and the Pirate (1944) as La Roche
A cowardly knight rescues a disguised princess from pirates.
Lifeboat (1944) as Willi, the German
Survivors of a torpedoed boat take in a German Naval officer from the sub that sank them.
Step Lively (1944) as Gribble
Fly-by-night producers dodge bill collectors while trying for one big hit.
This Land Is Mine (1943) as Major Von Keller
A soft-spoken school teacher tries to prove he''s not a Nazi collaborator.
The Fallen Sparrow (1943) as Dr. Skaas
Nazi spies pursue a Spanish Civil War veteran in search of a priceless keepsake.
Once Upon a Honeymoon (1942) as Baron Von Luber
A radio correspondent tries to rescue a burlesque queen from her marriage to a Nazi official.
Michael (1924) as Mikael
In this silent film, a famed artist fights his passion for a male model, until the young man falls for a woman.

Cast (special)

Cry of Angels, A (1963) as George Handel
A dramatization of the life of George Handel, the German-born musician who became England's most celebrated composer.
Slezak and Son (1960) as Count Von Slezak
The story of Count Von Slezak, a boastful European nobleman, and his son Leo, as they attempt to parlay a title into a life of royalty in the United States. In the pilot episode, the Count, whose royalty line had become extinct in the sixteenth century, tries to finagle a free, luxurious hotel room
My Three Angels (1959) as Joseph
While repairing the roof of shopkeeper Felix Ducotel's home on Christmas Eve, three convicts overhear that the family is facing several crises. The story relates the convicts' (Joseph, Jules, and Alfred) efforts to resolve the Ducotels' problems so that they may have a merry Christmas.
Slightly Fallen Angel, The (1959) as Finch
The story of Finch, a disreputable soul who enters Heaven and becomes an angel through a clerical error. The would-be series was to relate his efforts to live up to that honor by performing good deeds on earth. In the pilot episode, Finch is assigned to grant the wish of a young boy who wants to b
Pinocchio (1957) as Papa Geppetto
An adaptation of the classic children's story about Pinocchio, a wooden puppet who dreams of becoming a real boy.
Good Fairy, The (1956) as Max Sporum
The story of a movie theater usherette who thinks of herself as a good fairy and strives to make her patrons happy.

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