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Philip Dorn (1901–1975)

A former matinee idol in Holland and Germany, he fled to America before WWII and portrayed anti-Nazi patriots and continental romancers in Hollywood. Forced to retire after suffering an injury while on stage in Holland 1955, he lived out the rest of his life in relative seclusion. Dogged by ill health (phlebitis) in post-war years, he suffered the ... See full bio »

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 1953 Salto Mortale
 1953 Der träumende Mund
Michael (as Frits van Dongen)
 1952 Türme des Schweigens
Captain de Vries (as Frits van Dongen)
 1952 The Unholy Intruders
Thomas Holinka (as Frits van Dongen)
 1951 Sealed Cargo
 1950 Spy Hunt
Paul Kopel
 1946 I've Always Loved You
Leopold Goronoff
 1945 Escape in the Desert
Philip Artveld
 1944 Blonde Fever
Peter Donay
 1943 Paris After Dark
Jean Blanchard
 1942 Reunion in France
Robert Cortot
 1941 Tarzan's Secret Treasure
 1941 Underground
Eric Franken
 1941 Ziegfeld Girl
Franz Kolter
 1940 Escape
Dr. Ditten
 1940 Diamond Frontier
Jan Stafford De Winter
 1940 Ski Patrol
Lt. Viktor Ryder
 1940 Enemy Agent
Doctor Jeffry Arnold
 1939 The Trip to Tilsit
Endrik Settegast (as Frits von Dongen)
 1938 Das indische Grabmal
Maharadscha von Eschnapur (as Frits van Dongen)
 1938 The Jumping Jack
Peter (as Frits van Dongen)
 1938 Covered Tracks
Dr. Fernand Morot (as Frits van Dongen)
 1938 Waltz Melodies
Hans v. Waldenau (as Frits van Dongen)
 1938 The Tiger of Eschnapur
Maharadscha von Eschnapur (as Frits van Dongen)
 1936 Rubber
John van Laer (as Frits van Dongen)
 1935 Op stap
George van Reen (as Frits van Dongen)
 1935 The Cross-Patch
Willy (as Frits van Dongen)
 1935 De Big van het regiment
Berkhage (as Frits van Dongen)
 1934 Op hoop van zegen
Geert - haar zoon (as Frits van Dongen)

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Other Works:

Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Frits van Dongen | Fritz van Dongen | Fritz van Dungen | Frits von Dongen

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He was the first Dutchman who was able to launch a successful Hollywood career. See more »

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