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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 27 December 1895Hamburg, Germany
Date of Death 17 August 1975Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA  (parkinson's disease)
Birth NameSiegfried Aron

Mini Bio (1)

Sig Arno was born on December 27, 1895 in Hamburg, Germany as Siegfried Aron. He was an actor and director, known for The Palm Beach Story (1942), Pandora's Box (1929) and The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939). He was married to Kitty Mattern, Barbara Kiranoff and Caroline Dahms. He died on August 17, 1975 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Spouse (3)

Kitty Mattern (1953 - 17 August 1975) (his death)
Barbara Kiranoff (1934 - 1953) (divorced)
Caroline Dahms (1922 - 1932) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (4)

Brother of the actor Bruno Arno.
Was nominated for Broadway's 1958 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Dramatic) for "Time Remembered."
Performed on Broadway infrequently from 1944-1959 (see "Other Works").
Prolific German-born character actor of stage and screen who left his country after the Nazis gained power in 1933. From 1939, he started a new career in Hollywood, playing comical or eccentric foreigners. He was also a noted portrait painter.

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