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Fred Essler (1895–1973)

Fred Essler was born on February 13, 1895 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary, now Austria as Fritz Essler. He was an actor, known for The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964), G.I. Blues (1960) and Every Girl Should Be Married (1948). He died on January 17, 1973 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1966 I Dream of Jeannie (TV Series)
Radio Announcer
- How Do You Beat Superman? (1966) ... Radio Announcer (voice, as Fred Hessler)
 1965 The Money Trap
Mr. Klein
 1964 The Unsinkable Molly Brown
Baron Karl Ludwig von Ettenburg
 1963 I'm Dickens, He's Fenster (TV Series)
Dr. Leipsig
- Is There a Doctor in the House? (1963) ... Dr. Leipsig
 1963 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Potovsky
- The Rage of Silence (1963) ... Mr. Potovsky
 1962 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Papa E / Max - Bookman
- The Catspaw Caper (1962) ... Papa E
- The Reluctant Spy (1962) ... Max - Bookman
 1962 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Carl Turner
- Man Alone (1962) ... Carl Turner
 1961 Mister Ed (TV Series)
Mr. Schultz
- The Contest (1961) ... Mr. Schultz
 1961 Pete and Gladys (TV Series)
Otto Inglehoffer
- The Great Stone Face (1961) ... Otto Inglehoffer
 1960 Stagecoach West (TV Series)
Adolph Strauss
- Three Wise Men (1960) ... Adolph Strauss
 1960 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Mr. Kringle
- The Case of the Nine Dolls (1960) ... Mr. Kringle
 1960 The Brothers Brannagan (TV Series)
Halder
- The Model Murder (1960) ... Halder
 1960 The Roaring 20's (TV Series)
Max
- The Velvet Frame (1960) ... Max
 1960 G.I. Blues
Papa Mueller
 1960 Ben Blue's Brothers (TV Movie)
 1960 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Gus
- Girl from Philadelphia (1960) ... Gus
 1960 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Mr. Ulrich
- The Dummy (1960) ... Mr. Ulrich
 1959 Man with a Camera (TV Series)
Papa Korman
- Live Target (1959) ... Papa Korman
 1959 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Walter
- The Red Dress (1959) ... Walter
 1959 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Arthur
- Cheap Is Cheap (1959) ... Arthur
 1959 Maverick (TV Series)
German Jeweler
- Game of Chance (1959) ... German Jeweler
 1958 Fräulein
Club Owner (uncredited)
 1958 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series)
Baltus Van Tassel
- The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1958) ... Baltus Van Tassel
 1958 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
Amos Lampton
- Man Wanted (1958) ... Amos Lampton
 1958 How to Marry a Millionaire (TV Series)
Dr. Millmoss
- The Truthivac (1958) ... Dr. Millmoss
 1957 My Man Godfrey
Captain
 1957 My Gun Is Quick
Ludwig Teller
 1956 The First Traveling Saleslady
Martin Schlessinger (uncredited)
 1956 Hot Rod Girl
Yo-Yo
 1955-1956 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
Van Rennselaer / Louie Meyer
- The Gigantic Bank Note Swindle (1956) ... Van Rennselaer
- Top Secret (1955) ... Louie Meyer
 1956 Navy Log (TV Series)
 1956 The Benny Goodman Story
Prof Schoepp
 1955 The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing
Leopold Borner (uncredited)
 1955 Front Row Center (TV Series)
 1955 Conquest of Space
Assistant Station Announcer (uncredited)
 1954 My Little Margie (TV Series)
 1954 Athena
Mr. Benevuchi (uncredited)
 1954 Adventures of the Falcon (TV Series)
Adolph Beimer
- A Drug on the Market (1954) ... Adolph Beimer
 1954 The Student Prince
Maitre D' (uncredited)
 1954 Public Defender (TV Series)
Steiner
- Step Child (1954) ... Steiner
 1954 Alarm (TV Movie)
Joseph Lester
 1953 Houdini
Officious Man (uncredited)
 1953 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Otto Heindorf
- Trouble in Town (1953) ... Otto Heindorf
 1953 The I Don't Care Girl
Dutchman (uncredited)
 1952 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Scientist Jan Moleska
- The Monkey Mystery (1952) ... Scientist Jan Moleska (uncredited)
 1952 Sky King (TV Series)
Dr. Roy Urban
- Formula for Fear (1952) ... Dr. Roy Urban
 1952 Woman of the North Country
Austrian Gunsmith (uncredited)
 1952 Dangerous Assignment (TV Series)
Poppa Schlager
- The Black Hood Story (1952) ... Poppa Schlager
 1951-1952 Racket Squad (TV Series)
Karl Muller
- Desperate Money (1952) ... Karl Muller
 1951 The Stu Erwin Show (TV Series)
- The Bonus (1951)
 1951 The People Against O'Hara
Augie (uncredited)
 1950 Stage to Tucson
Denver - Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1950 South Sea Sinner
Police Inspector (uncredited)
 1950 The Toast of New Orleans
Emile, the Gentleman's Tailor (uncredited)
 1950 The Admiral Was a Lady
Benny
 1950 The White Tower
Knubel (uncredited)
 1947 Song of Love
Mr. Hein (uncredited)
 1947 Messenger of Peace
Hans Dache
 1947 Riffraff
Hernandez - Man with Briefcase (uncredited)
 1946 Temptation
Pepito (uncredited)
 1946 Faithful in My Fashion
Nikolai
 1946 One More Tomorrow
Henri Picard (uncredited)
 1945 Scarlet Street
Marchetti (uncredited)
 1945 Saratoga Trunk
Monsieur Begue
 1945 What Next, Corporal Hargrove?
Marcel Vivin
 1945 Captain Eddie
Prof. Montague
 1945 Where Do We Go from Here?
Dutch Councilman (uncredited)
 1945 A Royal Scandal
Stooge (uncredited)
 1945 Hotel Berlin
Weyhart Wolle (uncredited)
 1944 The Unwritten Code
Schultz (uncredited)
 1944 The Mask of Dimitrios
Mr. Bostoff (uncredited)
 1944 Address Unknown
Minister (uncredited)
 1944 Up in Arms
Head Waiter
 1944 Passage to Marseille
Prosper - Mayor (uncredited)
 1943 The Song of Bernadette
Minister of Justice (uncredited)
 1943 Around the World
Teuton (uncredited)
 1943 The Cross of Lorraine
Nazi Mechanic (uncredited)
 1943 Gildersleeve on Broadway
LeMaire, the Furrier (uncredited)
 1943 Wintertime
Consul (uncredited)
 1943 Behind the Rising Sun
Takahashi (uncredited)
 1943 Mission to Moscow
Dutch Banker (uncredited)
 1943 Hangmen Also Die!
Dr. Kesselbach (uncredited)

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