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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 »

Died:

(age 67) in Vienna, Austria

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Known For

Pickup
Pickup Jan 'Hunky' Horak
(1951)
One Girl's Confession
One Girl's Confession Dragomie Damitrof
(1953)
Skeleton on Horseback
(1937)

Filmography

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 1962 Paradise Alley
Mr. Agnus
 1960 Bonanza (TV Series)
Zirko
- Dark Star (1960) ... Zirko
 1960 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Hugo Zagreb
- Isle of Eden (1960) ... Hugo Zagreb
 1960 Five Fingers (TV Series)
Marulic
- 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
Valentine
 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
Marko
 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
Omar
 1948 My Girl Tisa
Tescu
 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
Morenius
 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
Fedor
 1939 Velbloud uchem jehly
Zebrák Josef Pesta
 1938 Svet kde se zebrá
Josef Dostál, beggar-millionaire
 1938 Co se septá
Vilém Gregor
 1937 Andula vyhrála
Pavel Haken
 1937 Mravnost nade vse
Professor Antonín Karas
 1937 Devcata, nedejte se!
Prof. Emanuel Pokorný
 1936 Svadlenka
Francois Lorrain - Parisian fashion king
 1936 Ulicka v ráji
Tobiás
 1936 Tri muzi ve snehu
Továrník Eduard Bárta
 1935 Jedenácté prikázání
Jiri Vobosky
 1935 At zije neboztík
Petr Suk
 1934 Mazlícek
Dr. Alois Pech, vezenský knihovník
 1934 Poslední muz
Prof. Alois Kohout
 1933 Okénko
Lecturer Jakub Johánek
 1933 Zivot je pes
Skladatel Viktor Honzl / Prof. Alfréd Rokos
 1933 Její lékar
Pavel Hodura, painter
 1933 Dum na predmesti
Zajícek
 1933 Madla z cihelny
Jan Dolanský
 1933 Sestra Angelika
Pavel Ryant
 1932 Zapadlí vlastenci
Adam Hejnu, shoemaker
 1932 Obrácení Ferdyse Pistory
Richard Rosenstok, banker
 1931 Kariéra Pavla Camrdy
Vokoun
 1931 Muzi v offsidu
Naèeradec
 1931 Naceradec, král kibicu
Richard Naceradec, bussinessman
 1931/I 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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Other Works:

Stage Play: The First Crocus. Comedy. Written by Arnold Sundgaard. Scenic Design by Johannes Larsen. Directed by Halsted Welles. Longacre Theatre: 2 Jan 1942- 6 Jan 1942 (5 performances). Cast: Jocelyn Brando (as "Violet Melby") [Broadway debut], Joan Croydon (as "Miss Engebretsen"), Barbara Engelhart (as "Avis Jorislund"), Charles ... See more »

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Trivia:

Brother of composer Pavel Haas.

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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