Sig Rumann

Sig Rumann


Also Known As
Sigfried Albon Rumann, Sigfried Ruman, Siegfried Rumann, Sigfreid Rumann, Sig Ruman
Birth Place
Hamburg, DE
October 11, 1884
February 14, 1967
Cause of Death
Heart Attack




Cast (Feature Film)

Way ... Way Out (1966)
The Last of the Secret Agents? (1966)
German scientist
The Fortune Cookie (1966)
Professor Winterhalter
36 Hours (1965)
German guard
Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964)
The Errand Boy (1961)
The Baron
The Wings of Eagles (1957)
Spy Chasers (1955)
King Rako
3 Ring Circus (1955)
Col. Schlitz
Carolina Cannonball (1955)
Many Rivers to Cross (1955)
Spectacle man
The Glenn Miller Story (1954)
[W.] Kranz
Living It Up (1954)
Dr. Egelhofer
White Christmas (1954)
Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation (1953)
Cyrus Kraft
Stalag 17 (1953)
Johann Sebastian Schulz
Houdini (1953)
The World in His Arms (1952)
Ivan Vorashilov
O. Henry's Full House (1952)
On the Riviera (1951)
Father Is a Bachelor (1950)
Jericho Schlosser
Border Incident (1949)
Hugo Wolfgang Ulrich
The Emperor Waltz (1948)
Doctor Zweiback
If You Knew Susie (1948)
Count Alexis [Ligorio]
Give My Regards to Broadway (1948)
August Dinkel
Mother Wore Tights (1947)
A Night in Casablanca (1946)
[Count Max] Pefferman [pseud of Heinrich Stubel]
Faithful in My Fashion (1946)
Professor Boris Riminoffsky
Night and Day (1946)
A Royal Scandal (1945)
Gen. Michael Nicolai Vladimirovich Ronsky
She Went to the Races (1945)
Dr. Gurke
House of Frankenstein (1945)
The Dolly Sisters (1945)
Ignatz Tsimmis
Men in Her Diary (1945)
Mme. Irene [also known as H. Hendricks]
The Song of Bernadette (1945)
Louis Bouriette
The Hitler Gang (1944)
General [Paul] von Hindenburg
Government Girl (1944)
His Excellency
It Happened Tomorrow (1944)
Mr. Bernstein
Summer Storm (1944)
They Came to Blow Up America (1943)
Dr. Herman Baumer
Tarzan Triumphs (1943)
Sweet Rosie O'Grady (1943)
Joe Flugelman
China Girl (1943)
To Be or Not to Be (1942)
Col. Ehrhardt
Berlin Correspondent (1942)
Dr. Dietrich
Crossroads (1942)
Dr. Alex Dubroc
Remember Pearl Harbor (1942)
Herr Van Hoorten
Desperate Journey (1942)
Enemy Agents Meet Ellery Queen (1942)
So Ends Our Night (1941)
That Uncertain Feeling (1941)
Love Crazy (1941)
Dr. Wuthering
World Premiere (1941)
Franz von Bushmaster
Victory (1941)
Mr. Schomberg
The Wagons Roll at Night (1941)
Hoffman the Great
The Man Who Lost Himself (1941)
Dr. Simms
Shining Victory (1941)
Professor Hermann von Reiter
This Woman Is Mine (1941)
John Jacob Astor
Bitter Sweet (1940)
Herr Schlick
Four Sons (1940)
Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (1940)
Dr. Hans Wolfert
Comrade X (1940)
Emil Von Hofer
I Was an Adventuress (1940)
Herr Protz
Outside the 3-Mile Limit (1940)
Van Cleve
Remember? (1939)
Dr. Schmidt
Confessions of a Nazi Spy (1939)
[Dr. Julius Gustav] Krogman
Only Angels Have Wings (1939)
Never Say Die (1939)
Poppa Ingleborg
Ninotchka (1939)
Honolulu (1939)
Psychiatrist [Professor Timmer]
Suez (1938)
Sergeant Pellerin
I'll Give a Million (1938)
Anatole Primerose
Paradise for Three (1938)
Mr. [Karl] Bold
Girls on Probation (1938)
Roger Heath
The Saint in New York (1938)
Hutch Rellin
The Great Waltz (1938)
On the Avenue (1937)
Herr Hanfstangel
Maytime (1937)
a Fanchon
Seventh Heaven (1937)
A Day at the Races (1937)
Dr. Steinberg
This Is My Affair (1937)
Love Under Fire (1937)
General Montero
Thin Ice (1937)
Prime minister [Ulricht]
Thank You, Mr. Moto (1937)
Colonel Tchernov
The Great Hospital Mystery (1937)
Dr. Triggert
Lancer Spy (1937)
Lieut. Col. Gottfried Hollen
Nothing Sacred (1937)
Dr. Emil Eggelhoffer
Think Fast, Mr. Moto (1937)
Nicolas Marloff
Midnight Taxi (1937)
John Rudd
Heidi (1937)
Police captain
Princess Comes Across (1936)
The Bold Caballero (1936)
Commandante [Sebastian Golle]
The Farmer Takes a Wife (1935)
Under Pressure (1935)
A Night at the Opera (1935)
[Herman] Gottlieb
East of Java (1935)
The Wedding Night (1935)
Mr. Novak
Spring Tonic (1935)
The World Moves On (1934)
Baron von Gerhardt
Servants' Entrance (1934)
Hans Hanson
Marie Galante (1934)
Die Königsloge (1929)

Life Events


Movie Clip

Father Was A Bachelor (1950) -- (Movie Clip) MacNamara's Band With his informally adopted clan (Gary and Billy Gray, Warren and Wayne Farlow and Mary Jane Saunders), drifter and singer Johnny (William Holden, dubbed by the popular singer Buddy Clark, who had died in a plane crash by the time the picture was released) offers the 1889 Irish music-hall standard (by Shamus O’Connor and John J. Stamford) , producing an unexpected job offer (from Sig Ruman), in Father Was A Bachelor, 1950.
Border Incident (1949) -- (Movie Clip) How Can Business Be Bad? Howard Da Silva as American Parkson, leader of a ring that smuggles in exploited workers from Mexico, calls his contacts (Sig Ruman, Arnold Moss), who are then visited by undercover American agent Bearnes (George Murphy), whose mission is to plant stolen immigration permits, in director Anthony Mann’s Border Incident, 1949.
Border Incident (1949) -- (Movie Clip) This Man Is Not A Bracero With his cover blown, Mexican agent Pablo (Ricardo Montalban) claims he's a fugitive trying to leave the country, under questioning from Ulrich (Sig Ruman) in Anthony Mann's Border Incident, 1949.
3 Ring Circus (1954) -- (Movie Clip) Colonel Fritz Schlitz Jerry Lewis is de-mobbed Army private “Jerome,” an aspiring circus clown, who took a gig as an apprentice lion tamer because it was the only G-I Bill opening at the circus, reporting here to lion tamer Schlitz (Sig Ruman), in the Paramount Martin And Lewis vehicle 3 Ring Circus, 1953.
Stalag 17 (1953) -- (Movie Clip) There Should Be A Ham Hock Sefton (Academy Award-winner William Holden), beaten up by fellow POW’s who think he’s the informer, tries to bribe guard Schultz (Sig Rumann), before the others get back to the barracks, Hoffy (Richard Erdman) making an offer before “The Geneva Man” (Erwin Kalser) appears, in Billy Wilder’s Stalag 17, 1953.
Stalag 17 (1953) -- (Movie Clip) Illegitimate Son Of Hitler After a failed escape, German guard Schultz (Sig Ruman) joshes with Shapiro and "Animal" (Harvey Lembeck, Neville Brand), gets challenged by Duke (Neville Brand), and teased by suspected informer Sefton (William Holden), then writer/director Billy Wilder twists the plot, in Stalag 17, 1953.
Night at the Opera, A (1935) -- (Movie Clip) State Dinner Driftwood (Groucho Marx) is working one scheme with Mrs. Claypool (Margaret Dumont) and Gottlieb (Sig Rumann) and another with Rosa (Kitty Carlisle) during a state dinner on the ship in A Night at the Opera, 1935.
Night at the Opera, A (1935) -- (Movie Clip) Otis B. Driftwood The opening scene introduces Groucho Marx as "Otis B. Driftwood," Margaret Dumont as his stood-up date "Mrs. Claypool," and Sig Rumann as the baffled impresario "Gottlieb" in A Night at the Opera, 1935.
Ninotchka (1939) -- (Movie Clip) It Won't Be Long Now Bumbling Soviet officials Iranoff (Sig Rumann), Bulyanoff (Felix Bressart) and Kopalski (Alexander Granach) are surprised to find comrade Yakushova (Greta Garbo), arriving in Paris to take over their fund-raising mission, is a female, in Ernst Lubitsch's Ninotchka, 1939.
Only Angels Have Wings (1939) -- (Movie Clip) Wasn't Good Enough Hard stuff from South American mail carrier airline boss Carter (Cary Grant) explaining how pilots die to his partner Dutchy (Sig Rumann) in Howard Hawks' Only Angels Have Wings, 1939.
Only Angels Have Wings (1939) -- (Movie Clip) That's The Boss Jungle pilots Joe (Noah Beery Jr.) and Les (Allyn Joslyn) have just wagered to decide who gets to buy steak dinner for their unexpected visitor Bonnie (Jean Arthur) when their intimidating boss Carter (Cary Grant) makes his first appearance, in Howard Hawks' Only Angels Have Wings, 1939.
Only Angels Have Wings (1939) -- (Movie Clip) Gun Her Joe! Pilot Joe (Noah Beery Jr.) being talked down in a jungle fog by Carter (Cary Grant) and "Kid" (Thomas Mitchell), Bonnie (Jean Arthur) and Dutchy (Sig Rumann) standing by, in Howard Hawks' Only Angels Have Wings, 1939.