Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Paul Henreid Biography (1908-1992)
Born Paul George Julius von Hernried Ritter von Wassel-Waldingau, January 10,1908, in Trieste, Austria (now Italy); immigrated to the United States, 1940, naturalized citizen, 1941; died of complications from pneumonia, March 29,1992, in Santa Monica, CA; son of Baron Carl Alphons (a banker and financialadvisor) and Maria Luise (Lendecke) von Hernried; married Elizabeth Camilla Julia Glueck (a dress designer), 1936; children: Monika, Mimi.
- Austrian, American
- Birth Details
- January 10, 1908
- Trieste, Austria
- Death Details
- March 29, 1992
- Santa Monica, California, United States
Credits; FILM APPEARANCES
- Max Staefel, Goodbye Mr. Chips, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), 1939.
- Victor Laszlo, Casablanca, Warner Bros., 1942.
- Paul Lavallier, Joan of Paris, RKO Radio Pictures, 1942.
- Jerry D. Durrance, Now, Voyager, Warner Bros., 1942.
- Henry, Between Two Worlds, Warner Bros., 1944.
- Vincent, The Conspirators, Warner Bros., 1944.
- As himself, Hollywood Canteen, Warner Bros., 1944.
- Count Stephen Orvid, In Our Time, Warner Bros., 1944.
- Laurent Van Horn, The Spanish Main, RKO Radio Pictures, 1945.
- Karel Novak, Deception, Warner Bros., 1946.
- Nichols, Devotion, Warner Bros., 1946.
- Philip Carey, Of Human Bondage, Warner Bros., 1946.
- Robert Schumann, Song of Love, MGM, 1947.
- John Muller and Dr. Bartok, Hollow Triumph (also known as The Scar; alsosee below), Eagle-Lion, 1948.
- Commandant Paul Vogel, Rope of Sand, Paramount, 1949.
- Jean Lafitte, Last of the Buccaneers, Columbia, 1950.
- Dr. Jason, So Young, So Bad (also see below), United Artists (UA), 1950.
- Paul Rencourt, Pardon My French (also known as The Lady from Boston; alsosee below), UA, 1951.
- Dr. Stephen Brice, For Men Only (also known as The Tall Lie; also see below), Hammer/Lippert, 1952.
- Dr. Philip Ritter, Stolen Face, Lippert, 1952.
- Abu Andar, Thief of Damascus, Columbia, 1952.
- Kazah, Siren of Bagdad (also known as Siren of Baghdad), Columbia, 1953.
- Hugo Bishop, Woman in Hiding (also known as Mantrap and Man in Hiding), UA, 1953.
- Florenz Zeigfeld, Deep in My Heart, MGM, 1954.
- Edri-Al-Gadrian, Pirates of Tripoli, Columbia, 1955.
- Maria's manager, Meet Me in Las Vegas (also known as Viva Las Vegas), MGM, 1956.
- Captain Henrique Monteros, A Woman's Devotion (also known as War Shock and Battleshock; also see below), Republic, 1956.
- Anton, Ten Thousand Bedrooms, MGM, 1957.
- Eduardo Barroso, Holiday for Lovers, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1959.
- Nikko Regas, Never So Few, MGM, 1959.
- Etienne Laurier, The Four Horsemen of the Apocolypse, MGM, 1962.
- General Ziemann, Operation Crossbow (also known as Operazione Crosbow, The Great Spy Mission, and Code Name: Operation Crossbow), MGM, 1965.
- General, The Madwoman of Chaillot, Warner Bros., 1969.
- The Cardinal, Exorcist II: The Heretic, Warner Bros., 1977.
- Also appeared in the Austrian films Hohe Schule and Nur Eine Komoediant,c. 1930s; as Karl Marsen in Night Train, 1939; as Boris in Under Your Hat, 1940; as Victor Brandt in Madman of Europe, 1940; as Henry in Mrs. Skeffington;and in China Sky.
Credits; FILM PRODUCER
- Hollow Triumph (also known as The Scar), Eagle-Lion, 1948.
- (With others) So Young, So Bad, UA, 1950.
- (With others) Pardon My French (also known as The Lady from Boston), UA,1951.
- For Men Only (also known as The Tall Lie; also see below), Lippert, 1952.
Credits; FILM DIRECTOR
- For Men Only (also known as The Tall Lie), Lippert, 1952.
- A Woman's Devotion, Republic, 1956.
- Girls on the Loose, Universal, 1958.
- Live Fast, Die Young, Universal, 1958.
- Dead Ringer (also known as Dead Image), Warner Bros., 1964.
- Blues for Lovers (also known as Ballad in Blue), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1966.
- Also director of Take Five from Five.
Credits; STAGE APPEARANCES
- Prince Albert, Victoria Regina, staged in London, 1937.
- Commander, Don Juan in Hell, U.S. and Canadian cities, 1972-73.
- Also appeared as the schoolboy in Faust, Dr. Ferguson in Men in White, inThe Unknown Girl, and in Mizzi, all staged in Vienna, c.
- 1930s. Appeared in the London play Cafe Chantent, c. 1930s, in Flight tothe West (U.S. stage debut), 1940, as Prince Louis of Battenberg in The Jersey Lily, 1940, and in Festival, 1955.
Credits; RADIO APPEARANCES
- Price Albert, Victoria and Albert, Radio Theatre, 1940.
- Also appeared as Steffan in Joyce Jordan, Girl Interne, 1941.
Credits; TELEVISION APPEARANCES; MOVIES
- Dr. Abel, The Failing of Raymond, ABC, 1971.
- Otto Schiller, Mrs. R.--Death among Friends, NBC, 1975.
Credits; TELEVISION APPEARANCES; EPISODIC
- "The Jewel," Ford Theatre, NBC, 1953.
- "Mimi," Ford Theatre, NBC, 1955.
- "Wild Stallion," Climax, CBS, 1955.
- "One Coat of White, Playhouse 90, CBS, 1957.
- "Bitter Parting," Schlitz Playhouse of Stars, CBS, 1957.
- "Man of Taste," Jane Wyman Theatre, NBC, 1958.
- Aquanauts, CBS, 1960.
- "The Artist is for Framing," It Takes A Thief, ABC, 1969.
- "Elephant in a Cigar Box," Judd, for the Defense, ABC, 1969.
- "Call Me Ellen," Paris 7000, ABC, 1970.
Credits; OTHER TELEVISION APPEARANCES
- Appeared in On the Road to Hollywood, 1984.
Credits; TELEVISION DIRECTOR
- Director of the movies The Man and the City, 1971, and Any Number Can Kill; of the series Bracken's World; and of episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Schlitz Playhouse, Thriller, G. E. Theatre, Maverick, Cheyenne, and Sugarfoot.
- Author with Julius Fast of Ladies Man, Henreid's autobiography, 1984.
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