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Maurice Moscovitch (1871–1940)

Maurice Moscovitch was born on November 23, 1871 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire as Morris Maaskov. He was an actor, known for The Great Dictator (1940), Love Affair (1939) and Make Way for Tomorrow (1937). He died on June 18, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Great Dictator
The Great Dictator Mr. Jaeckel
Love Affair
Love Affair Maurice Cobert
Make Way for Tomorrow
Winterset Esdras


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 1940 The Great Dictator
Mr. Jaeckel (as Maurice Moscovich)
 1940 South to Karanga
Paul Stacco
 1939 Everything Happens at Night
Dr. Hugo Norden (as Maurice Moscovich)
 1939 The Great Commandment
Lamech (as Maurice Moscovich)
 1939 Rio
Old Convict
 1939 In Name Only
Dr. Muller (as Maurice Moscovich)
 1939 Susannah of the Mounties
Chief Big Eagle (as Maurice Moscovich)
 1939 Love Affair
Maurice Cobert (as Maurice Moscovich)
 1938 Suez
Mohammed Ali (as Maurice Moscovich)
 1938 Gateway
Grandpa Hlawek (as Maurice Moscovich)
 1937 Lancer Spy
Gen. Von Meinhardt
 1936 Winterset
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Other Works:

He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Merchant of Venice," at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with Edith Evans (played Nerissa) and Mary Grey in the cast.

Alternate Names:

Maurice Moscovich

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Died just days after shooting began on the movie Dance, Girl, Dance (1940). His role of the temperamental dance maestro had to be quickly rewritten for actress Maria Ouspenskaya. See more »

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