(1921-23) Stage: Was a mime at the Stegreiftheater in Vienna, Austria.
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[on his first meeting with Alfred Hitchcock
] I had heard that he loved to tell stories and so I watched him like a hawk, and when I was of the opinion he had just told the punchline of a story, I broke out in such laughter that I almost fell off my chair.
When he arrived in Great Britain, his first meeting with a British director was with Alfred Hitchcock
. By smiling and laughing as Hitchcock talked, the director was unaware that Lorre had a limited command of the English language. Hitchcock cast him in The Man Who Knew Too Much
(1934). Lorre learned much of his part phonetically.
Roles in horror films/films with dark subject matter
Europe's One Man Chamber of Horrors