Biography

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Peter Lorre (26 June 1904 – 23 March 1964) was an Austrian-American actor frequently typecast as a sinister foreigner.

He caused an international sensation in 1931 with his portrayal of a serial killer who preys on little girls in the German film M. Later he became a popular featured player in Hollywood crime films and mysteries, notably alongside Humphrey Bogart and Sydney Greenstreet, and as the star of the successful Mr. Moto detective series.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Peter Lorre (26 June 1904 – 23 March 1964) was an Austrian-American actor frequently typecast as a sinister foreigner.

He caused an international sensation in 1931 with his portrayal of a serial killer who preys on little girls in the German film M. Later he became a popular featured player in Hollywood crime films and mysteries, notably alongside Humphrey Bogart and Sydney Greenstreet, and as the star of the successful Mr. Moto detective series.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Peter Lorre, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 103

Birthday 1904-06-26

Day of Death 1964-03-23

Place of Birth Rózsahegy (now Ružomberok), Austria-Hungary (now Slovakia)

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Also Known As

  • László Löwenstein

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2009 Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood as Himself (archive footage)
2007 Terror in the Pharaoh's Tomb as Mr. Jekyll (archive footage)
2001 Heroes of Horror as Various Roles (Archive Footage)
1997 Bogart: The Untold Story
1996 Peter Lorre: The Master of Menace as Himself (archive footage)
1967 The Dinosaur and the Baby as Hans Beckert (archive footage)
1964 The Patsy as Morgan Heywood
1964 Muscle Beach Party as Mr. Strangdour
1963 The Comedy of Terrors as Felix Gillie
1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre(1 episode)
1963 The Raven as Dr. Adolphus Bedlo
1962 Tales of Terror as Montresor
1962 Five Weeks in a Balloon as Ahmed
1961 The Gertrude Berg Show(1 episode)
1961 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea as Comm. Lucius Emery
1960 Route 66(1 episode)
1960 Checkmate(1 episode)
1960 Scent of Mystery as Smiley
1959 The Big Circus as Skeeter
1959 Rawhide(1 episode)
1958 77 Sunset Strip(5 episodes)
1957 Hell Ship Mutiny as Lamoret
1957 The Sad Sack as Abdul
1957 The Story of Mankind as Nero
1957 Silk Stockings as Brankov, Commisar
1957 The Buster Keaton Story as Kurt Bergner
1956 Around the World in Eighty Days as Steward
1956 Congo Crossing as Colonel John Miguel Orlando Arragas
1956 Meet Me in Las Vegas as Peter Lorre (uncredited)
1956 No. 5 Checked Out
1955 The 20th Century Fox Hour(1 episode)
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents(2 episodes) as Carlos
1954 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea as Conseil
1954 Casino Royale as Le Chiffre
1954 Climax!(1 episode) as Le Chiffre
1954 Climax!(4 episodes)
1954 Studio 57(1 episode)
1953 Beat the Devil as Julius O'Hara
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars(1 episode)
1951 The Lost One as Dr. Karl Rothe, alias Dr. Karl Neumeister
1950 Lux Video Theatre(1 episode)
1950 Double Confession as Paynter
1950 Quicksand as Nick Dramoshag
1949 Rope of Sand as Toady
1949 Suspense(1 episode)
1948 Casbah as Slimane
1947 My Favorite Brunette as Kismet
1947 The Beast with Five Fingers as Hilary Cummins
1946 The Verdict as Victor Emmric
1946 The Chase as Gino
1946 Black Angel as Marko
1946 Three Strangers as Johnny West
1945 Confidential Agent as Contreras
1945 Hotel Berlin as Johannes Koenig
1944 Hollywood Canteen as Himself
1944 The Conspirators as Jan Bernazsky
1944 Arsenic and Old Lace as Dr. Einstein
1944 The Mask of Dimitrios as Cornelius Leyden
1944 Passage to Marseille as Marius
1943 The Cross of Lorraine as le sergent Berger
1943 Background to Danger as Nikolai Zaleshoff
1943 The Constant Nymph as Fritz Bercovy
1943 How to Operate Behind Enemy Lines as Secret Agent
1942 Casablanca as Ugarte
1942 The Boogie Man Will Get You as Dr. Arthur Lorentz
1942 Invisible Agent as Baron Ikito
1941 All Through the Night as Pepi
1941 The Maltese Falcon as Joel Cairo
1941 They Met in Bombay as Captain Chang
1941 Mr. District Attorney as Paul Hyde
1941 The Face Behind the Mask as Janos 'Johnny' Szabo
1940 The Eternal Jew
1940 You'll Find Out as Professor Karl Fenninger
1940 Stranger on the Third Floor as The Stranger
1940 Island of Doomed Men as Stephen Danel
1940 I Was an Adventuress as Polo
1940 Strange Cargo as M'sieu Pig
1939 Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation as Mr. Moto
1939 Mr. Moto in Danger Island as Kentaro Moto
1939 Mr. Moto's Last Warning as Mr. Kentaro Moto
1938 Mysterious Mr. Moto as Mr. Moto
1938 I'll Give a Million as Louie 'The Dope' Monteau
1938 Mr. Moto Takes a Chance as Mr. Moto
1938 Mr. Moto's Gamble as Kentaro Moto
1937 Thank You, Mr. Moto as Mr. Moto
1937 Lancer Spy as Maj. Sigfried Gruning
1937 Think Fast, Mr. Moto as Kentaro Moto
1937 Nancy Steele Is Missing! as Professor Sturm
1936 Crack-Up as Colonel Gimpy
1936 Secret Agent as Der „General“
1935 Crime and Punishment as Roderick Raskolnikov
1935 Mad Love as Doctor Gogol
1934 The Man Who Knew Too Much as Abbott
1933 High and Low as Beggar
1933 Unsichtbare Gegner as Henry Pless
1933 The Oil Sharks as Henry Pless
1933 What Women Dream as Otto Fuessli
1932 F.P.1 Doesn't Answer as Bildreporter Johnny
1932 The White Demon as Hunchback
1932 Schuß im Morgengrauen as Klotz
1932 Stupéfiants as The Hunchback
1931 Die Koffer des Herrn O.F. as Redakteur Stix
1931 Bombs Over Monte Carlo as Pawlitschek
1931 M as Hans Beckert

Directing

1951 The Lost OneDirector

Writing

1951 The Lost OneWriter

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