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Charles Puffy (1884–1942)

Charles Puffy was born on November 3, 1884 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary [now Hungary] as Károly Hochstadt. He was an actor and writer, known for The Blue Angel (1930), Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922) and The Man Who Laughs (1928). He died in 1942 in Tokyo, Japan. See full bio »


(age 57) in Tokyo, Japan

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Known For

The Blue Angel
The Blue Angel Wirt / Innkeeper
Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler
The Man Who Laughs
The Man Who Laughs Innkeeper
Tight Cargo
Tight Cargo The Silk Hat Salesman


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 1938 Nehéz apának lenni (as Károly Huszár)
 1938 Az ember néha téved
A kövér úr (as Huszár Pufi)
 1937 Segítség, örököltem!
Fõszakács (as Huszár Pufi)
 1935 Viereinhalb Musketiere
Maurer, musician (as Karl Huszár-Puffy)
 1935 Little Mother
Auctionary (as Karl Huszar-Puffy)
 1934 Ende schlecht, alles gut
Neighbor of Polgar (as Karl Huszár-Puffy)
 1934 Room for the Aged
Boltos (as Huszár Károly)
 1933 Rakoczy-Marsch
Der Tierarzt (as Karl Huszar-Puffy)
 1933 Skandal in Budapest
Ein Herr (as Karl Huszar-Puffy)
 1933 Miss Iza (as Huszár Pufi)
 1933 Pardon, tévedtem (as Huszár Károly)
 1932 Der tolle Bomberg
Jean Matin (as Karl Huszar-Puffy)
 1932 Fünf von der Jazzband
Ansager beim Ringkampf
 1931 Die Männer um Lucie
Wirt (as Karl Huszar-Puffy)
 1931 Ein ausgekochter Junge
Gregor Pawlowitsch, ein Anarchista-D
 1931 Die Abenteurerin von Tunis
Emil Dupont (as Karl Huszar-Puffy)
 1931 Meine Cousine aus Warschau
Tobby (as Karl Huszar-Puffy)
 1931 Das gelbe Haus des King-Fu
Enthusiast (as Karl Huszar-Puffy)
 1930 The Blue Angel
Proprietor of The Blue Angel (as Karl Huszar-Puffy)
 1930 Mach' mir die Welt zum Paradies
Der Theaterdirektor (as Charles Huszar-Puffy)
 1930 Twice Wedding
Bankier Barany (as Karl Huszar-Puffy)
 1930 Der König von Paris
Amoretti - Police Commisionary (as Karl Huszar-Puffy)
 1930 Der Nächste, bitte!
Ludwig König (as Karl Huszar-Puffy)
 1930 The Blue Angel
Wirt / Innkeeper (as Karl Huszar-Puffy)
 1930 Polizeispionin 77
Vater Lamotte (as Karl Huszar-Puffy)
 1930 Der Erzieher meiner Tochter
Sami Goldstein (as Karl Huszar-Puffy)
 1929 Vater und Sohn
Epstein (as Karl Huszar-Puffy)
 1929 Bride 68
Dirt-covered man (as Karl Huszar-Puffy)
 1929 Meine Schwester und ich
Sebastian Puffinger (as Karl Huszar-Puffy)
 1929 Der lustige Witwer
Der Hoteldirektor (as Karl Huszar-Puffy)
 1929 Der Held aller Mädchensträume (as Karl Huszar-Puffy)
 1929 Mein Herz ist eine Jazzband
Odyddeus (as Karl Huszar-Puffy)
 1929 I Kiss Your Hand Madame
Percy Talandier
 1928 Yellow Lily
Mayor of Tarna
 1928 Married Bachelors (Short)
 1928 Some Babies (Short)
 1928 His In-Laws (Short)
 1928 All Balled Up
 1928 The Prince and the Papa (Short)
 1928 Horns and Orange Blossoms (Short)
 1927 The Private Life of Helen of Troy
 1927 A Man's Past
Prison Doctor
 1927 Honest and Truly (Short)
 1927 Mockery
Ivan - the Gatekeeper
 1927 Ah! Gay Vienna! (Short)
 1927 Under the Bed (Short)
 1927 Do or Diet (Short)
 1927 Smother o' Mine (Short)
The Husband
 1927 Hot Air (Short)
 1927 The Party Man (Short)
 1927 High and Dizzy (Short)
The Justice of the Peace
 1927 The Lost Soul (Short)
The Husband
 1926 Not Guilty! (Short)
 1926 Hook or Crook (Short)
 1926 Wild Bill (Short)
William (Wild Bill) McKee
 1926 Babes in the Sawdust (Short)
 1926 Nobody Loves Me (Short)
 1926 Wives and Women (Short)
 1926 The Mystery Club
 1926/II Wide Open Faces (Short)
Sheriff Charley
 1926 The Thirteenth Man (Short)
 1926 Mixed Doubles (Short)
 1926 Wise or Otherwise (Short)
 1926 The Love Thief
Prince's Guard
 1926 The Optimist (Short)
 1926 Help Wanted (Short)
 1926 Taking the Heir (Short)
The Bridegroom
 1926 Tune Up! (Short)
 1926 The Phoney Express (Short)
The Express Rider
 1926 Tight Cargo (Short)
The Silk Hat Salesman
 1926 Badly Broke (Short)
 1926 Horse Laugh (Short)
 1925 Faint Heart (Short)
 1925 Kick Me Again (Short)
 1925 Back to Nature (Short)
 1925 Muddled Up (Short)
 1925 By the Sea (Short)
 1925 Westward Whoa! (Short)
 1925 Pleasure Bent (Short)
The Janitor
 1925 Speak Easy (Short)
 1925 The Greenhorn (Short)
 1925 The Milky Way (Short)
Puffy Belleclaire
 1925 The Lucky Accident (Short)
 1925 Nicely Rewarded (Short)
The Fat Cop
 1925 Unwelcome (Short)
1st Mountain Surveyor
 1925 Rolling Stones (Short)
 1925 Nearly Rich (Short)
 1925 City Bound (Short)
 1924 The Rose of Paris
 1924 Open All Night
 1924 Die große Unbekannte (as Karl Huszar)
 1923 Freund Ripp
 1923 Das Weib auf dem Panther (as Karl Huszár-Puffy)
 1923 Die Frau mit den Millionen - 1. Der Schuß in der Pariser Oper
Leonidas Kleptomanides (as Karl Huszar)
 1922 Lebenshunger
Bobby (as Karl Huszar)
 1922 Der Graf von Essex
 1922 She and the Three
Der Filmdirektor (as Karl Huszar-Puffy)
 1922 Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler
Hawasch (as Karl Huszar)
 1922 Bardame (as Karl Huszar)
 1922 Kinder der Finsternis - 2. Kämpfende Welten
Werkführer Geone (as Karl Huszar)
 1921 Kinder der Finsternis - 1. Der Mann aus Neapel
Werkführer Geone (as Karl Huszar)
 1921 Das Mädel von Picadilly, 1. Teil (as Karl Huszar)
 1921 Das Mädel von Picadilly, 2. Teil (as Karl Huszar)
 1921 Das Rätsel der Sphinx
Fürst Popoff (as Karl Huszar)
 1921 Destiny
China's Emperor / Kaiser (as Karl Huszar)
 1921 Der Sträfling von Cayenne (as Karl Huszar)
 1921 Der Roman eines Dienstmädchens
Mr. Brown (as Karl Huszar)
 1921 Das Mädchen, das wartet (as Karl Huszar)
 1921 Um den Sohn (as Karl Huszar)
 1921 Hazard
Hehler (as Karl Huszar)
 1921 Die drei Tanten (as Karl Huszar-Puffy)
 1921 Der Mord ohne Täter
Bill (as Karl Huszar)
 1920 Putschliesel
Ammenvermittler Rund
 1918 Lili (as Károly Huszár)
 1917 Tavasz a télben (as Huszár Károly)
 1917 The Colonel (as Károly Huszár)
 1914 Víg egyveleg, avagy Pufi és társai (Short)
Pufi (as Károly Huszár)
 1914 Pufi cipöt vesz (Short)
 1913 Krausz doktor a vérpadon (as Huszár Károly)
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Alternate Names:

Karl Huszar | Charles Huszar-Puffy | Karl Huszar-Puffy | Károly Huszár | Karl Huszár-Puffy | Huszár Károly | Huszár Pufi

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Personal Quote:

America is the true country of exaggerations. For me, who wasn't just there as a visitor, but who worked and lived there the country always seemed like the huge pumpkins and pickles shown in the shop windows which are ten times bigger than real pumpkins and pickles. Everything there is overgrown and huge. Everything is exaggerated to the limits. Everything. Nature, the lives of people, the needs ... See more »


His nickname and stage name "Pufi" means "Fatty" in Hungarian. In his prime he weighted ca. 290 pounds. See more »



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