He acted in Rodney Ackland's stage adaptation of Fyodor Dostoievsky's novel, "Crime and Punishment," at the New Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud, Edith Evans, Audrey Fildes, Jessie Evans, Sebastian Cabot, Rosalind Atkinson, Peter Jones, and Peter Ustinov in the cast. Anthony Quayle was director.
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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Lean, sardonic-looking German-born character actor, who lent a silky, urbane quality to numerous menacing roles in British films of the 1950's, 60's and 70's. Of Jewish background, he left Germany for England in 1932 to stay with his sculptress aunt. After training for acting at RADA and the Old Vic school, he first appeared on stage as the White Knight in "Alice Through the Looking Glass" with ...