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Lionel Royce (1891–1946)

Acted extensively in German theatre in 1930's until driven out by demonstrators due to being Jewish. Returned to theatre pretending to be German farmer, Nazi press competed to heap praise on him. Eventually he was betrayed by a former colleague (though an actor in the same production also recognised him but kept silent). He then continued working ... See full bio »


(age 55) in Manila, Philippines

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Road to Zanzibar
Road to Zanzibar Monsieur Lebec
The Son of Monte Cristo
The Son of Monte Cristo Col. Zimmerman
White Pongo
White Pongo Peter Van Dorn
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 1946 Gilda
German (uncredited)
 1945 White Pongo
Peter Van Dorn
 1945 Tarzan and the Amazons
Basov (uncredited)
 1944 The Seventh Cross
Karl Anders (uncredited)
 1944 The Hitler Gang
Fritz Thyssen
 1944 Passport to Destiny
Sturmfuehrer Karl Dietrich
 1943 December 7th: The Movie
Mr. Hanneman (uncredited)
 1943 The Cross of Lorraine
Labor Corps Major (uncredited)
 1943 Let's Face It
Submarine Commander (uncredited)
 1943 Secret Service in Darkest Africa
Baron von Rommler / Sultan Abou Ben Ali
 1943 Bomber's Moon
German Officer Derbitz (uncredited)
 1943 Hitler's Madman
Capt. Kleist (uncredited)
 1943 Above Suspicion
Officer at Border (uncredited)
 1943 Heavenly Music (Short)
Pyotr Tchaikovsky (uncredited)
 1943 Crash Dive
German Q-Boat Commander (uncredited)
 1943 Mission to Moscow
Herr Schmidt (uncredited)
 1943 Assignment in Brittany
Colonel von Steffan
 1942 Once Upon a Honeymoon
Marshall Mocha (uncredited)
 1942 Halfway to Shanghai
Otto Brinker aka Otto von Schact
 1942 Berlin Correspondent
High official (uncredited)
 1942 My Favorite Spy
 1942 My Favorite Blonde
 1942 Unseen Enemy
German Captain Wilhelm Roering
 1942 The Lady Has Plans
 1941 Underground
Concentration Camp Captain (uncredited)
 1941 South of Panama
 1941 So Ends Our Night
 1940 Victory
 1940 The Son of Monte Cristo
Col. Zimmerman
 1940 The Man I Married
Herr Deckhart
 1940 Four Sons
Max Sturm
 1940 Charlie Chan in Panama
Dr. Rudolph Grosser
 1939 Pack Up Your Troubles
Gen. von Boech
 1939 Espionage Agent
Hoffmeyer (uncredited)
 1939 Nurse Edith Cavell
Gen. Von Ehrhardt
 1939 Conspiracy
Second Lieutenant
 1939 6,000 Enemies
'Dutch' Myers
 1939 Broadway Serenade
Mr. Bachspiegel (uncredited)
 1939 Let Freedom Ring
German (uncredited)
 1938 The Wrong Way Out (Short)
Continental Club Owner (uncredited)
 1938 Marie Antoinette
Guillaume (uncredited)
 1938 What Price Safety! (Short)
Mr. Zuto
 1931 1914, die letzten Tage vor dem Weltbrand
Maklakow (as Leo Reuß)
 1930 Flachsmann als Erzieher
Karsten Diercks (as Leo Reuß)
 1930 The Pursuit of Happiness (Short) (as Leo Reuss)
 1923 Crown of Thorns
Bartholomäus (as Leo Reuß)
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Alternate Names:

Leo Reuss | Leo Reuß

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