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Alexander Granach (1893–1945)

Alexander Granach was born in the region of Galizia, in what was then the Austro-Hungarian Empire (today Ukraine). Given the name Jessaja Szajko Gronish, he was one of a dozen children of a poor Jewish family eking out a living, first in a farming village, later in a series of small towns and cities. He began working early mornings as a baker in ... See full bio »

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 1944 My Buddy
Tim Oberta
 1944 The Seventh Cross
 1944 Voice in the Wind
 1943 Three Russian Girls
Major Braginski
 1943 Mission to Moscow
Russian Air Force Officer (uncredited)
 1942 Wrecking Crew
Joe Poska
 1942 Northwest Rangers
Pierre - Man in Casino (uncredited)
 1942 Half Way to Shanghai
Mr. Nikolas
 1942 Joan of Ozark
 1942 Joan of Paris
Gestapo Agent
 1941 Marry the Bo$$'$ Daughter
Nick (uncredited)
 1941 It Started with Eve
Popalard - Apartment Tenant (uncredited)
 1941 A Man Betrayed
T. Amato
 1941 So Ends Our Night
The Pole
 1940 Foreign Correspondent
Hotel Valet (uncredited)
 1939 The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Soldier (uncredited)
 1936 Der Kampf
 1936 Gypsies
Danilo - Camp Driver (as Aleksandr Granakh)
 1931 Danton
 1931 1914, die letzten Tage vor dem Weltbrand
Friend of Jaurès
 1930 Thirteen Men and a Girl
 1929 Flucht in die Fremdenlegion
Beppo, Legionär
 1929 Pavement Butterfly
 1929 The Adjutant of the Czar
 1929 The Last Fort
 1928 Accident (Short) (uncredited)
 1928 Ich hatte einst ein schönes Vaterland
Pollaczek, sein Bursche
 1927 Die berühmte Frau
Diener bei Alfredo
 1927 Svengali
Geiger Gecko
 1927 Gewitter über Gottland (Short)
 1926 Torments of the Night
 1925 Wood Love
Waldschrat - a sprite
 1923 Ein Weib, ein Tier, ein Diamant
Archivar Lindhorst
 1923 Warning Shadows
 1923 Man by the Roadside
 1923 Paganini
 1923 Fridericus Rex - 3. Teil: Sanssouci
Hans Joachim von Ziethen
 1923 Fridericus Rex - 4. Teil: Schicksalswende
General von Zieten
 1923 Erdgeist
 1922 Mignon
Il Gobbo
 1922 Die Tänzerin Navarro
 1922 Lucrezia Borgia
ein Gefangener
 1921 Der große Chef
Der große Chef
 1921 Camera obscura
Der große Chef
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Aleksandr Granakh

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He came via Vienna to Berlin in 1906 where he earned his living as a baker for the time being. Besides he joined the Yiddish theater where he could make his first acting experiences. See more »

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