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Birth Name: Ladislav Loewenstein

Born: 26 June 1904 Died: 23 March 1964

Country of origin: Slovakia

Height: 5' 5"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Annemarie Brenning


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Peter Lorre Videos

Movie Legends - Peter Lorre

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What's my Line? Peter Lorre

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Description: Peter Lorre (born László Löwenstein), (June 26, 1904 - March 23, 1964 was a Hungarian-American actor, known largely for roles as heavies. He was born in Rózsahegy/Rosenberg, Austria-Hungary , what is now Ruzomberok, Slovakia. He began acting on stage in Vienna, Breslau, Germany and Zurich. At age 21 he moved to Berlin and caught the attention of German playwright Bertolt Brecht. Lorre became famous when Fritz Lang cast him as the child killer in M in 1931. Scenes from that film were re-used by the Nazi propaganda agencies in the anti-Semitic movie Der ewige Jude. When the Nazis came to power in Germany in 1933, Lorre move ... (more)
Tags: Actor (22), Austrian (7), Born 1904 (6), Died 1964 (5), Male (3), Hungarian (3), Deceased (2), Weird (2), Died Aged 59 (2), German (2), Comedy (2), Horror (2), 1950s (1), Stroke (1), Big Eyes (1), 1940s (1), White (1), 1930s (1), American (1), Supporting Actor (1)
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1. Casablanca (1942)
Rating:
8.2
2496 Watched
2. M (1931)
Rating:
8.5
915 Watched
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8
927 Watched
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8
533 Watched
Rating:
7
295 Watched




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Rating:
7.9
240 Watched
Rating:
7.9
71 Watched
3. Rawhide (1959)
Rating:
7.3
29 Watched
4. What's My Line? (1950)
Rating:
8
31 Watched
5. 77 Sunset Strip (1958)
Rating:
6.6
13 Watched




Movies directed by

1. Der Verlorene (1951)
Rating:
6.9
14 Watched




Movies written by

1. Der Verlorene (1951)
Rating:
6.9
14 Watched





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Batman (1940's) (18 movies items)

"Edward Nygma/Riddler!"


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Magnificent 30's Classy Gangster Cars (14 cars items)

" 1932 Dodge Coupe "


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Oscars 1932 Winners (My Version) (9 movies items)

"Best Actor! Winner: Peter Lorre, M! Nominees: Lionel Barrymore - A Free Soul Charlie Chaplin - City Lights Jackie Cooper - Skippy Richard Dix - Cimarron"


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Oscars 1936 Winners (My Version) (20 movies items)

"Best Supporting Actor! Winner: Peter Lorre, The Man Who Knew Too Much! Nominees: Ralph Bellamy - Hands Across the Table Raymond Massey - The Scarlet Pimpernel Ernest Thesiger - Bride of Frankenstein Franchot Tone - Mutiny on the Bounty"



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