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Carl Jaffe (1902–1974)

Carl Jaffe was born on March 21, 1902 in Hamburg, Germany. He was an actor, known for The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943), Ivanhoe (1952) and The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (1961). He died on April 12, 1974 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 72) in London, England, UK

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 1973 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Joke (1973) ... Rabbi
 1971 Fiddler on the Roof
Isaac (uncredited)
 1968 Oh Brother! (TV Series)
Cardinal Minelli
- The Voice of the Turtle (1968) ... Cardinal Minelli
 1968 Dad's Army (TV Series)
Captain Winogrodzki
- The Enemy Within the Gates (1968) ... Captain Winogrodzki (as Carl Jaffé)
 1967 Battle Beneath the Earth
Dr. Galissi
 1967 The Double Man
Police Surgeon
 1965-1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Vernon / Hitler
- Dismissal Leading to Lustfulness (1967) ... Vernon
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
- Amerika (1966) ... Captain
 1965 Up Jumped a Swagman
 1965 The Big Spender (TV Series)
- The Soft Bribe (1965) ... Kassell
 1965 Operation Crossbow
German Officer at Rocket Plant (uncredited)
 1964 Compact (TV Series)
 1963 Doomsday at Eleven
 1963 Suspense (TV Series)
- Miranda and a Salesman (1963) ... Ehrman
 1963 Epitaph for a Spy (TV Series)
Herr Heinberger / Schimmier
 1962 Man of the World (TV Series)
- Death of a Conference (1962) ... Hadi
 1961 The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone
Baron Waldheim (as Carl Jaffé)
 1961 Magnolia Street (TV Series)
Mr. Emmanuel
- Episode #1.1 (1961) ... Mr. Emmanuel
 1961 The Square Mile Murder (Short)
 1961 International Detective (TV Series)
Zoltan Galas / Doctor Varna
- The Martos Case (1961) ... Zoltan Galas
- The Anthony Case (1961) ... Doctor Varna
 1961 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
- The Avengers (1961) ... Doctor
 1961 The Pursuers (TV Series)
- The Othello Murder (1961) ... Collins
 1960 Danger Man (TV Series)
Professor Barkoff
- Time to Kill (1960) ... Professor Barkoff
 1960 Man on a String
People's Judge
 1959 The Third Man (TV Series)
- Barcelona Passage (1959) ... Jahn (as Carl Jaffé)
 1959 Subway in the Sky
German Detective
 1959 First Man Into Space
Dr. Paul von Essen
 1959 Operation Amsterdam
Diamond Merchant (as Carl Jaffé)
 1958 Mad Little Island
Dr. Hamburger
 1958 Behind Closed Doors (TV Series)
- The Brioni Story (1958)
 1958 Missiles from Hell
 1958 White Hunter (TV Series)
- The Marked Man (1958) ... Martin
 1958 Sailor of Fortune (TV Series)
- The Final Bargain (1958) ... Ludwig
 1958 I Accuse!
Col. von Schwarzkoppen
 1958 The Electronic Monster
Dr. Hoff
 1957-1958 O.S.S. (TV Series)
General Kroll / German Kommandant
- Operation Firefly (1958) ... General Kroll
- Operation Powder Puff (1957) ... German Kommandant
 1957 The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV Series)
Rudolph Zeigler
- A Hamlet in Flames (1957) ... Rudolph Zeigler
 1957 The Case of the Smiling Widow (Short)
Christopher Nicholls
 1957 Wire Service (TV Series)
Paul Eliscu
- The Death Merchant (1957) ... Paul Eliscu
 1957 The Accursed
Stefan Toller
 1956 The Hostage
Dr. Pablo Gonzuelo
 1956 Assignment Foreign Legion (TV Series)
Von Hoffe
- The Outcast (1956) ... Von Hoffe
 1956 Triple Deception
Walter Dorffman
 1956 Satellite in the Sky
Prof. Bechstein
 1956 Colonel March of Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Father Mendes
- The Silent Vow (1956) ... Father Mendes
 1956 Port of Escape
Ship's Officer
 1955 St. Ives (TV Series)
The Count
- Amersham Place (1955) ... The Count
 1955 The Atomic Man
Dr. Marks (uncredited)
 1955 Cross Channel
Otto Dagoff
 1955 The Vise (TV Series)
- Diplomatic Error (1955) ... Gabriel
 1954 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Pepo / The Tailor / Weiland
- The Last Knife (1954) ... Pepo
- The Awakening (1954) ... The Tailor
- The Refugee (1954) ... Weiland
 1954 Child's Play
Carl Blotz
 1954 Betrayed
Major Plaaten (uncredited)
 1953 Norman Conquest
Boris Roff
 1953 Strictly Personal (TV Series)
Mr. Rimmer
- Double Barrels (1953) ... Mr. Rimmer
- The Rev. Pinsent Explodes a Theory (1953) ... Mr. Rimmer
- Someone Knows Too Much (1953) ... Mr. Rimmer
- Enter the Villain (1953) ... Mr. Rimmer
- By Hook or by Crook (1953) ... Mr. Rimmer
 1953 Desperate Moment
Cellblock Guard Becker
 1953 Raiders in the Sky
German General
 1952 Ivanhoe
Austrian Monk
 1951 A Tale of Five Women
Charlotte's Brother
 1950 Lilli Marlene
Propaganda Chief
 1950 The Black Rose
Officer (uncredited)
 1950 The Dancing Years
 1950 The Great Manhunt
Janovic Prada
 1949 I Was a Male War Bride
Jail Officer (uncredited)
 1948 The Blind Goddess
Johan Meyer (uncredited)
 1948 Devil's Plot
 1946 The Masque of Kings (TV Movie)
Captain Koinoff
 1946 Showtime
 1946 Frieda (TV Movie)
Richard Mansfield
 1945 I Didn't Do It
Hilary Vance (as Carl Jaffé)
 1945 The Man from Morocco
German General
 1944 Two Thousand Women
Sergt. Hentzner
 1943 Warn That Man
 1943 The Night Invader
Count von Biebrich
 1943 The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
von Reumann (as Carl Jaffé)
 1943 Squadron Leader X
Luftwaffe Colonel
 1942 Uncensored
 1941 Gasbags
Gestapo Chief
 1940 All Hands (Short)
 1940 Mad Men of Europe
 1939 The Lion Has Wings
Unnamed Character
 1939 The Saint in London
 1939 Continental Express
 1939 Over the Moon
 1938 Second Best Bed
Georges Dubonnet

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Carl Jaffé

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German-born stage actor of Jewish background, who fled from persecution to England in 1936. He became a staple in British films, invariably typecast as middle-European scientists, judges, doctors and Nazi officers.

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