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Oskar Karlweis (1894–1956)

Oskar Karlweis was born on June 10, 1894 in Hinterbrühl, Lower Austria, Austria-Hungary as Oscar Leopold Karlweis. He was an actor and writer, known for 5 Fingers (1952), Die Drei von der Tankstelle (1930) and Zwei Herzen im Dreiviertel-Takt (1930). He was married to Ninon Tallon Karlweiss. He died on January 24, 1956 in New York City, New York, ... See full bio »

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Known For

5 Fingers
5 Fingers L. C. Moyzisch
Zwei Herzen im Dreiviertel-Takt
Zwei Herzen im Dreiviertel-Takt Nicky Mahler - Librettist
Meet Me in Las Vegas
Meet Me in Las Vegas Lotzi - Sands Blackjack Dealer


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 1956 Meet Me in Las Vegas
Lotzi - Sands Blackjack Dealer
 1954 Omnibus (TV Series)
 1954 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
- Morning Star (1954)
 1953 Hollandmädel
 1953 The Juggler
Willy Schmidt
 1953 Tonight We Sing
Benjamin Golder
 1952 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series)
- I Like It Here (1952) ... Willie
 1952 Anything Can Happen
Uncle Besso
 1952 5 Fingers
L. C. Moyzisch
 1951 St. Benny the Dip
Mr. Kovacs
 1951 Showtime, U.S.A. (TV Series)
- Episode #1.13 (1951)
 1948 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Willie Kringle
- I Like It Here (1948) ... Willie Kringle
 1935 Alles für die Firma
Otto Sonndorfer
 1935 Letzte Liebe
Teddy Langhammer
 1933 Frühlingsstimmen
Franz Waldmüller
 1933 Heut' kommt's drauf an
Peter Schlemm
 1933 No Day Without You
Leo, der Schornsteinfeger
 1933 Die Herren vom Maxim
Werner Radke
 1932 Three on a Honeymoon
Heinz Schaller
 1932 Spell of the Looking Glass
Menzel, Beamter im Gefängnislazarett
 1931 Das Konzert
Doktor Jura
 1931 Die Männer um Lucie
 1931 Mamsell Nitouche
Der Organist
 1931 Der Tanzhusar
Turi Weidinger, Tenor
 1931 Die Firma heiratet
Solly Friedländer
 1930 Dolly macht Karriere
Fred Halton
 1930 Sein Liebeslied
Flooch - Impressario
 1930 Zwei Herzen im Dreiviertel-Takt
Nicky Mahler - Librettist
 1928 Love in Kuhstall
Wedelski, Oberleutnant a.D.
 1921 Lyas beste Rolle (Short)
Harald Bruckner - Filmschauspieler
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Topaze. Comedy (revival). Written by Marcel Pagnol. Book adaption by Benn W. Levy. Directed by Leo Mittler. Morosco Theatre: 27 Dec 1947 (1 performance). Produced by Yolanda Mero-Irian and The New Opera Company. See more »

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Austria wasn't after 1935 any longer a protective haven for him and he had to emigrate via Switzerland and Czechoslovakia to Paris. Two years later he went to Portugal, Spain and finally to the USA. See more »

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