Biography

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Martin Kosleck (born Nicolaie Yoshkin, March 24, 1904 – January 15, 1994) was a German film actor. Like many other German actors, he fled when the Nazis came to power. Inspired by his deep hatred of Adolf Hitler and the Nazis, Kosleck made a career in Hollywood playing villainous Nazis in films. While in the United States, he appeared in more than 80 films and television shows in a 46-year span. His icy demeanor and piercing stare on screen made him a popular choice to play Nazi villains. He portrayed Joseph Goebbels, Adolf Hitler's propaganda minister, five times, and also appeared as an SS trooper and a concentration camp officer.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Martin Kosleck (born Nicolaie Yoshkin, March 24, 1904 – January 15, 1994) was a German film actor. Like many other German actors, he fled when the Nazis came to power. Inspired by his deep hatred of Adolf Hitler and the Nazis, Kosleck made a career in Hollywood playing villainous Nazis in films. While in the United States, he appeared in more than 80 films and television shows in a 46-year span. His icy demeanor and piercing stare on screen made him a popular choice to play Nazi villains. He portrayed Joseph Goebbels, Adolf Hitler's propaganda minister, five times, and also appeared as an SS trooper and a concentration camp officer.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 65

Birthday 1904-03-24

Day of Death 1994-01-15

Place of Birth Barkotzen, Province of Pomerania, German Empire (now Barkocin, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)

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Also Known As

  • Martin Koslek
  • Nikolai Yoshkin

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1972 Search (1 episode)
1972 Sanford and Son (1 episode)
1969 Love, American Style (1 episode)
1967 Garrison's Gorillas (1 episode)
1966 Mission: Impossible (1 episode)
1966 Jericho (1 episode)
1966 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (1 episode)
1966 Batman (2 episodes)
1966 Agent for H.A.R.M. as Basil Malko
1965 The F.B.I. (2 episodes)
1965 Get Smart (1 episode)
1965 The Wild Wild West (2 episodes)
1965 Hogan's Heroes (1 episode)
1965 Morituri as Wilke
1964 36 Hours as Kraatz
1964 The Flesh Eaters as Prof. Peter Bartell
1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre (1 episode)
1963 Burke's Law (1 episode)
1963 The Outer Limits (1 episode)
1962 Hitler as Joseph Goebbels
1961 Something Wild as Landlord
1960 Thriller (1 episode)
1958 The Rifleman (1 episode)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)
1950 Robert Montgomery Presents (1 episode)
1949 Suspense (1 episode)
1948 Studio One (1 episode)
1948 Smuggler's Cove as Count Boris Petrov
1948 Assigned to Danger as Louie Volkes
1948 Half Past Midnight as Cortez
1946 She-Wolf of London as Dwight Severn
1946 The Wife of Monte Cristo as Edmund Dantes,Count of Monte Cristo
1946 House of Horrors as Marcel De Lange
1946 Just Before Dawn as Karl Ganss
1946 Crime of the Century as Paul
1945 The Spider as Mikail Barak
1945 Pursuit to Algiers as Mirko
1945 Gangs of the Waterfront as Anjo Ferreati
1945 The Frozen Ghost as Rudi
1945 Watchtower Over Tomorrow as Delegate of Nation X (uncredited)
1944 The Mummy's Curse as Ragheb
1944 Secrets of Scotland Yard as Josef
1944 The Hitler Gang as Joseph Goebbels
1944 The Great Alaskan Mystery as Dr. Hauss
1943 The North Star as Dr. Richter
1943 Bomber's Moon as Luftwaffe Maj. von Streicher
1943 Chetniks! as Col. Brockner
1942 Manila Calling as Heller
1942 Berlin Correspondent as Captain von Rau
1942 Nazi Agent as Kurt Richten
1942 Fly-By-Night as George Taylor
1942 All Through the Night as Steindorff
1941 The Devil Pays Off as Grebb, Henchman
1941 International Lady as Bruner
1941 Underground as Heller
1940 The Mad Doctor as Maurice Gretz
1940 Foreign Correspondent as Tramp
1940 Calling Philo Vance as Gamble
1939 Nick Carter, Master Detective as Otto - 3d hurt worker
1939 Espionage Agent as Karl 'Muller' Mullen
1939 Nurse Edith Cavell as Pierre
1939 Confessions of a Nazi Spy as Joseph Goebbels
1930 Die singende Stadt as Bobby Bertling - Claires Verehrer
1930 Alraune as Wolfgang Petersen
1929 Napoleon at St. Helena

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