John Wengraf


Biography

John Wengraf was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Wengraf began his acting career appearing in various films, such as the Humphrey Bogart drama "Sahara" (1943), "Strange Affair" (1944) and "Tomorrow Is Forever" (1946). He also appeared in "The Razor's Edge" (1947) with Tyrone Power, the Dennis O'Keefe documentary "T-Men" (1948) and "Sofia" (1948) with Gene Raymond. H...

Biography

John Wengraf was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Wengraf began his acting career appearing in various films, such as the Humphrey Bogart drama "Sahara" (1943), "Strange Affair" (1944) and "Tomorrow Is Forever" (1946). He also appeared in "The Razor's Edge" (1947) with Tyrone Power, the Dennis O'Keefe documentary "T-Men" (1948) and "Sofia" (1948) with Gene Raymond. He continued to work steadily in film throughout the fifties, appearing in the action movie "Tropic Zone" (1953) with Ronald Reagan, the drama "The Desert Rats" (1953) with Richard Burton and the action film "Flight to Tangier" (1953) with Joan Fontaine. He also appeared in the Jane Russell musical "The French Line" (1954). In the latter part of his career, he continued to act in the comedy adaptation "Oh, Men! Oh, Women!" (1957) with Dan Dailey, "The Pride and the Passion" (1957) with Cary Grant and the Sterling Hayden drama "Valerie" (1957). He also appeared in the Francis Lederer horror movie "The Return of Dracula" (1958) and the dramatic adaptation "Portrait in Black" (1960) with Lana Turner. Wengraf last acted in "Ship of Fools" (1965). Wengraf passed away in May 1974 at the age of 77.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Ship of Fools (1965)
Graf
The Prize (1963)
Hans Eckart
Hitler (1962)
Dr. Morell
Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
Dr. Wieck
Portrait in Black (1960)
Dr. Kessler
12 to the Moon (1960)
Dr. Erik Heinrich
Twelve to the Moon (1960)
The Return of Dracula (1958)
Meyerman
Oh, Men! Oh, Women! (1957)
Dr. Kraus
Valerie (1957)
Mr. [Louis] Horvat
The Pride and the Passion (1957)
Sermaine
The Disembodied (1957)
Dr. [Karl] Metz
Never Say Goodbye (1956)
Professor Zimmelman
The Racers (1955)
Dr. Taber
Hell and High Water (1954)
Col. Schuman
The French Line (1954)
First mate
Gog (1954)
Dr. Zeitman
The Gambler from Natchez (1954)
Nicolai Cadiz
Paris Playboys (1954)
Vidal
The Desert Rats (1953)
German doctor
Call Me Madam (1953)
Ronchin
Flight to Tangier (1953)
Kalferez
Tropic Zone (1953)
Hans Lukats
5 Fingers (1952)
Franz von Papen
Belle Le Grand (1951)
Andrew Sinclair
The Lovable Cheat (1949)
Pierquin
Sealed Verdict (1948)
German doctor
T-Men (1948)
Shiv Triano
Sofia (1948)
Peter Goltzen
Wake of the Red Witch (1948)
Prosecuting attorney
The Razor's Edge (1946)
Joseph
Tomorrow Is Forever (1946)
Dr. Ludwig
The Thin Man Goes Home (1945)
Big man
Hotel Berlin (1945)
Wolf Von Buelow
Week-End at the Waldorf (1945)
Alex
Till We Meet Again (1944)
Gestapo chief
Strange Affair (1944)
Rudolph Kruger
U-Boat Prisoner (1944)
Gunther Rudehoff
The Seventh Cross (1944)
[Kommisar] Overkamp
Song of Russia (1944)
Red Army commissar
Paris After Dark (1943)
Dr. Mannheim
Sahara (1943)
Major Von Falken
Mission to Moscow (1943)
Gryboyski
The Boy from Stalingrad (1943)
German major
Lucky Jordan (1942)
Kesselman, also known as Kilpatrick

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

12 To The Moon (1960) - World-Shattering History After symphonic credit sequence, silent star Francis X. Bushman (who was seen frequently on TV by this time) introduces the movie, the idea and the astronauts, Robert (billed as “Bob”) Montgomery Jr., John Wengraf, Tema Bey, Anna-Lisa, Roger Til, Phillip Baird, Michi Kobi, Tom Conway, Cory Devlin, Richard Weber, Anthony Dexter and Ken Clark, in 12 To The Moon, 1960.
12 To The Moon (1960) - Everyone Acting Artificially Calm Looks like Noah’s Ark with lawn loungers from Sears, in the Mystery Science Theater 3000 favorite, the ship just launched and the multinational crew communing, with Ken Clark, Anna-Lisa, Phillip Baird, John Wengraf, Roger Til, Robert (“Bob”) Montgomery Jr., and Richard Weber as the Polish-born Israeli who tangles with Tom Conway, as the Soviet Orloff, in Columbia’s low-rent 12 To The Moon, 1960.
Sahara (1943) - We Like Chestnuts American Sgt. Gunn (Humphrey Bogart) is bluffing when he offers water to German Major Von Falken (John Wengraf), whose superior forces have his unit surrounded, in North Africa, 1942, a critical moment in director Zoltan Korda's Sahara, 1943.
Night Train To Munich (1940) - Insolence Does Not Pay Daughter of an exiled Czech scientist, now conscripted by the Nazi occupiers as a prison nurse, Margaret Lockwood (as Anna) observes as a snarling doctor (John Wengraf) examines Paul (von) Henreid, as inmate Marsen, who seems a lot like Victor Laszlo, his first scene, in director Carol Reed’s Night Train To Munich 1940.

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