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Also Known As: Died: January 5, 2000
Born: October 28, 1919 Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: Austria Profession: Cast ...
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1938:
Stage acting debut
1938:
Was arrested and incarcerated for ten months at the Nazi concentration camp at Sachsenhausen because of his communist views and his membership in the radical Bauhaus school of architecture
1945:
Began stage directing career, working in Switzerland, Monaco and Germany
1950:
Screen acting debut in "The Falling Star"
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Worked as assistant to film director Helmut Kautner; acted in his "The Last Bridge" (1953)
1958:
Film directing debut, the feature-length documentary "Why Are They Among Us?"
1959:
Fiction feature directing debut, "The Bridge"
1960:
Published book of photographs
1965:
Hollywood directing debut, "Morituri/The Saboteur, Code Name Morituri"
1989:
Helmed the epic "Das Spinnennetz/The Spider's Web"; debuted at the Cannes Film Festival
1990:
Narrated "Martha and I"
1990:
Acted in Antonioni's "La Notte"

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