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||April 3, 1943
||January 22, 1893
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RATE AND COMMENT
Stage acting debut with Max Reinhardt's Deutsches Theatre Berlin)
Called up for the army during WWI; sent to front in 1915 but jaundice sent him to rear; joined Lucie Mannheim's front-line theater
German film acting debut with "Der Spion/The Spy"
Founded own film company and directed first film, "Wahnsinn"
Moved to Hollywood in mid-1920s
US film debut, "The Beloved Rogue"
Returned to Germany
Moved to England during Nazi rise to power (third wife was half-Jewish)
First English-speaking film (not dubbed) "Rome Express"
Became British citizen
First Hollywood sound film, "Escape"