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Herbert Ratner (1910–1973)

Herbert Ratner was born on May 16, 1910 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on The Joe Louis Story (1953), I Lift Up My Lamp (1952) and Gentleman's Agreement (1947). He died in August 1973 in Brooklyn, New York. See full bio »


(age 63) in Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Known For

The Joe Louis Story
The Joe Louis Story Newspaper man
I Lift Up My Lamp
Gentleman's Agreement
Boomerang! Investigator


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 1961 Naked City (TV Series)
- Button in the Haystack (1961) ... Seymour (uncredited)
 1955 I Spy (TV Series)
- Bits and Pieces (1955) ... Sokolkov (as Herbert Rattner)
 1953 The Joe Louis Story
Newspaper man (as Herb Ratner)
 1953 Man Against Crime (TV Series)
- Free Ride (1953) ... Ballin
 1952 I Lift Up My Lamp (TV Movie)
 1952 Suspense (TV Series)
- Betrayal in Vienna (1952) ... Prisoner
 1950 The Sleeping City
Police Det. Reese (uncredited)
 1947 Gentleman's Agreement
Father (uncredited)
 1947 Boomerang!
Investigator (uncredited)
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 1943 No Greater Love (US dubbing voice)

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Other Works:

Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

Alternate Names:

Herb Ratner | Herbert Rattner

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Performed on Broadway from 1931-1959 (see "Other Works").

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