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Biography:
Birth Name: Joseph Schildkraut
Born: 03/22/1896
Birth Place: Austria
Death Place: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 01/21/1964

Son of renowned Viennese actor Rudolph Schildkraut who studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts before joining Max Reinhardt's company in 1913, where he soon emerged as a star. Schildkraut set down in the US in 1920 and almost immediately established himself as a matinee idol on Broadway. He pursued a simultaneous screen career, first in debonair leading roles and later in a number of oily, villainous characterizations. He gave notable performances in "The Life of Emile Zola" (1937) and "The Diary of Anne Frank" (1959).

Albums:

Grimm Fairy Tales


Popular Television:
1963 Twilight Zone
1952 Hallmark Hall of Fame (04/26/53)
1952 Hamlet

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