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Roman Bohnen (1894–1949)

Hollywood character player of the 40's. See full bio »

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 1949 Mr. Soft Touch
Barney Teener
 1949 Kazan
 1949 Your Show Time (TV Series)
 1948 Night Has a Thousand Eyes
Melville Weston
 1948 Arch of Triumph
Dr. Veber
 1948 Open Secret
Roy Locke
 1947 For You I Die
 1947 Song of Love
Dr. Hoffman
 1947 Brute Force
Warden A.J. Barnes
 1947 California
Col. Stuart
 1946 Mr. Ace
Prof. Joshua L. Adams
 1946 Winter Wonderland
Timothy Wheeler
 1946 The Hoodlum Saint
Father O'Doul
 1946 Deadline at Dawn
Frantic Man with Injured Cat
 1946 Two Years Before the Mast
 1946 Miss Susie Slagle's
Dean Wingate
 1945 A Bell for Adano
Carl Erba (cart man)
 1945 Counter-Attack
 1944 None But the Lonely Heart
Dad Pettyjohn
 1944 The Hairy Ape
 1943 Mission to Moscow
Mr. Krestinsky
 1943 Edge of Darkness
Lars Malken
 1943 The Hard Way
Sam Chernen (uncredited)
 1942 Grand Central Murder
 1942 Young America
Mr. Barnes
 1942 The Bugle Sounds
Mr. Leech
 1941 Appointment for Love
Dr. Gunther
 1941 The Tell-Tale Heart (Short)
Old Man
 1941 They Dare Not Love
Baron Shafter (uncredited)
 1941 So Ends Our Night
Mr. Kern
 1937 52nd Street
 1937 Vogues of 1938
Morgan's Lawyer (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Johnny Johnson. Musical comedy. Written by Paul Green. Music by Kurt Weill. Musical Direction by Lehman Engel. Directed by Lee Strasberg. 44th Street Theatre: 19 Nov 1936- 16 Jan 1937 (68 performances). Cast: Luther Adler (as "English Sergeant"), Peter Ainsley, Kate Allen, James Blake, Roman Bohnen (as "Grandpa Joe"), Phoebe ... See more »

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He was blacklisted during the "McCarthy-era Red Scare" in 1949, and some believe that this contributed to his fatal heart attack that year. See more »



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