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Hugo Haas (I) (1901–1968)

A portly, somewhat grubby and bohemian-looking character star, Hugo Haas was one of the most celebrated Czech actors back in the 30s, a comic star who only grew in stature as he delved creatively into writing, directing and producing. The Nazi invasion forced him to leave his beloved country and come to the United States. Like a fish out of water,... See full bio »


(age 67) in Vienna, Austria

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Pickup Jan 'Hunky' Horak
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 1962 Paradise Alley
Mr. Agnus
 1960 Bonanza (TV Series)
- Dark Star (1960) ... Zirko
 1960 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Hugo Zagreb
- Isle of Eden (1960) ... Hugo Zagreb
 1960 Five Fingers (TV Series)
- The Search for Edvard Stoyan (1960) ... Marulic
 1959 Born to Be Loved
Prof. Brauner
 1956-1957 Telephone Time (TV Series)
Rabbi Henry Cohen / Christopher Ludwick
- Rabbi on Wheels (1957) ... Rabbi Henry Cohen
- The Gingerbread Man (1956) ... Christopher Ludwick
 1957 Lizzie
Walter Brenner
 1957 Hit and Run
Gus Hilmer / Twin Brother
 1956 Edge of Hell
 1955 The Tender Trap
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1953-1954 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Voulard / Antonin Heidrich
- Girl in Flight (1954) ... Voulard
- Adventure in Connecticut (1953) ... Antonin Heidrich
 1954 The Other Woman
Walter Darman
 1954 Bait
 1953 Thy Neighbor's Wife
Town Judge Raphael Vojnar
 1953 One Girl's Confession
Dragomie Damitrof
 1952 Strange Fascination
Paul Marvan
 1951 Pickup
Jan 'Hunky' Horak
 1950 Vendetta
Brando, a bandit
 1949 The Fighting Kentuckian
Gen. Paul De Marchand
 1949 Your Show Time (TV Series)
- The Tenor (1949)
 1948 For the Love of Mary
Gustav Heindel
 1948 Casbah
 1948 My Girl Tisa
 1947 Merton of the Movies
Von Strutt - Director
 1947 The Foxes of Harrow
Otto Ludenbach
 1947 Northwest Outpost
Prince Nickolai Balinin
 1947 Fiesta
Maximino Contreras
 1946 Holiday in Mexico
Angus, Evans' butler
 1946 Two Smart People
Señor Rodriquez, Dept. of Agriculture
 1945 Dakota
Marko Poli
 1945 What Next, Corporal Hargrove?
Mayor Quidoc
 1945 Jealousy
Hugo Kral
 1945 A Bell for Adano
Father Pensovecchio
 1945 Documents secrets
 1944 The Princess and the Pirate
Owner of the 'Bucket of Blood'
 1944 Mrs. Parkington
Balkan King (uncredited)
 1944 Strange Affair
Domino / Constantine
 1944 Days of Glory
 1939 Camel Through the Eye of a Needle
Zebrák Josef Pesta
 1938 Co se septá
Vilém Gregor
 1938 Svet kde se zebrá
Josef Dostál, beggar-millionaire
 1938 Její lékar
Pavel Hodura, painter
 1937 Andula Won
Pavel Haken
 1937 Morality Above All Else
Professor Antonín Karas
 1937 Girls, Stand Fast!
Prof. Emanuel Pokorný
 1936 The Seamstress
Francois Lorrain - Parisian fashion king
 1936 Paradise Road
 1936 Three Men in the Snow
Továrník Eduard Bárta
 1935 Jedenácté prikázání
Jiri Vobosky
 1934 Poslední muz
Prof. Alois Kohout
 1934 The Little Pet
Dr. Alois Pech, vezenský knihovník
 1933 Life Is a Dog
Skladatel Viktor Honzl / Prof. Alfréd Rokos
 1933 Okénko
Lecturer Jakub Johánek
 1933 Dum na predmesti
 1933 Madla z cihelny
Jan Dolanský
 1933 Sister Angelika
Pavel Ryant
 1932 Zapadlí vlastenci
Adam Hejnu, shoemaker
 1932 Obrácení Ferdyse Pistory
Richard Rosenstok, banker
 1931 Kariéra Pavla Camrdy
 1931 Muzi v offsidu
 1931 Naceradec, King of Kibitzer
Richard Naceradec, bussinessman
 1931 The Last Bohemian
MUDr. Katz
 1930 Kdyz struny lkají
Host v baru
 1925 Z ceských mlýnu
Baron Zachariás Zlámaný
 1925 Jedenácté prikázání
Jirí Voborský
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Stage Play: R. U. R. [Rossum's Universal Robot's]. Drama (revival). Written by Karel Capek. Translated by Paul Selver. Directed by Lee Strasberg. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 3 Dec 1942- 5 Dec 1942 (4 performances). Cast: Doug Alexander (as "A Robot"), Edith Atwater (as "Helena Glory"), Katherine Balfour (as "Helena"), Clement Brace (as "Robot... See more »

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Brother of composer Pavel Haas.

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