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Peter van Eyck (1911–1969)

With his whitish blond crew-cut, slow, menacing drawl and Germanic manner, Van Eyck was destined to be typecast as stereotypically scowling, arrogant Nazi officers. This was ironic, because being an avowed anti-fascist, he had left Germany in 1931 -- two years before Adolf Hitler came to power. The son of an aristocratic Prussian land owner, his ... See full bio »


(age 57) in Zurich, Switzerland

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The Longest Day
The Longest Day Lt. Col. Ocker
The Wages of Fear
The Bridge at Remagen
The Bridge at Remagen Gen. Von Brock
Five Graves to Cairo
Five Graves to Cairo Lt. Schwegler


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 1969 The Bridge at Remagen
Gen. Von Brock (as Peter Van Eyck)
 1969 Der Kommissar (TV Series)
Herr Wegener
- Die Pistole im Park (1969) ... Herr Wegener
 1968 Heidi (TV Movie)
Dr. Bernd Reboux
 1968 Shalako
Frederick Von Hallstatt (as Peter Van Eyck)
 1968 Tuvia Vesheva Benotav
 1968 Assignment to Kill
Walter Green
 1968 Code Name, Red Roses
Colonel Kerr
 1967 Ivar Kreuger der Zündholzkönig (TV Movie)
Ivar Kreuger
 1966 Requiem for a Secret Agent
Oscar Rubeck
 1966 High Season for Spies
Kramer / Jack Haskins
 1966 À belles dents
Peter von Kessner
 1965 Duel at Sundown
Don McGow
 1965 Die Herren
Colonel - episode 'Die Soldaten'
 1965 The Secret Agents
 1965 The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
Hans-Dieter Mundt (as Peter Van Eyck)
 1964 Kidnapped to Mystery Island
Captain McPherson
 1964 Kennwort... Reiher
Der Reiher
 1964 The Death Ray of Dr. Mabuse
Maj. Bob Anders
 1963 An Alibi for Death
Günther Rohn
 1963 Dr. Mabuse vs. Scotland Yard
Major Bill Tern
 1963 Verführung am Meer
 1963 Station Six-Sahara
Kramer (as Peter Van Eyck)
 1962 The Brain
Dr. Peter Corrie
 1962 The Longest Day
Lt. Col. Ocker (as Peter Van Eyck)
 1962 The Devil's Agent
Georg Droste
 1961 Blind Justice
Staatsanwalt Dr. Robert Kessler
 1961 No Time for Ecstasy
Michel Georgenko
 1961 Legge di guerra
Hauptmann Langenau
 1961 The World in My Pocket
 1960 Foxhole in Cairo
Count Almaszy
 1960 The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse
Henry B. Travers
 1960 Sweetheart of the Gods
Dr. Hans Simon
 1959 Rebel Flight to Cuba
Pink Roberti
 1959 The Black Chapel
Robert Golder
 1959 Labyrinth
Ron Stevens
 1959 Verbrechen nach Schulschluß
Dr. Knittel
 1959 The Rest Is Silence
Generaldirektor Paul Claudius
 1959 Lockvogel der Nacht
Karl Amsel
 1959 Rommel ruft Kairo
Capt. Graf von Almassy
 1959 Your Body Belongs to Me
 1958 The Snorkel
Paul Decker (as Peter Van Eyck)
 1958 Imperfect Angel
Studienrat Dr. Torsten Agast
 1958 Rosemary
 1958 Dr. Crippen lebt
Kriminalkommissar Léon Ferrier
 1957 Tous peuvent me tuer
Cyril Gad (as Peter Van Eyck)
 1957 The Glass Tower
John Lawrence
 1957 Retour de manivelle
Eric Fréminger
 1957 Fric-frac en dentelles
Peter Simon
 1957 Code 3 (TV Series)
- The Rookie Sheriff (1957) ... Rancich
 1957 Le feu aux poudres
Pédro Wassevitch
 1956 Attack
SS Captain (as Peter Van Eyck)
 1956 Run for the Sun
Dr. Van Anders / Col. Wilham Von Andre
 1955-1956 Casablanca (TV Series)
Chadec / Alex Thannis
- Deadlock! (1956) ... Chadec
- Black Market Operation (1955) ... Alex Thannis
 1956 Front Row Center (TV Series)
Mr. Heineman
- Search for a Stranger (1956) ... Mr. Heineman
 1956 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
- Safe Conduct (1956) ... Officer (as Peter Van Eyck)
 1955 The Rawhide Years
Andre Boucher
 1955 Your Play Time (TV Series)
 1955 Mr. Arkadin
 1955 Girl on the Third Floor
Franck Richter
 1955 Mystery Is My Business (TV Series)
Rudy Lange
- Night Visitors (1955) ... Rudy Lange
 1955 Jump Into Hell
Lt. Heinrich Heldman
 1955 A Bullet for Joey
Eric Hartman
 1955 Tarzan's Hidden Jungle
Dr. Celliers
 1954 Public Defender (TV Series)
- Lisa (1954) ... Eric
 1954 Flesh and the Woman
 1954 Night People
Sergei 'Petey' Petrochine
 1954 Flesh and Desire
Mathias Valdès
 1953 Alerte au sud
 1953 Sailor of the King
Kapitan von Falk (as Peter Van Eyck)
 1953 The Wages of Fear
Bimba (as Peter Van Eyck)
 1952-1953 Orient Express (TV Series)
Peter Darove
- The Hunted (1953) ... Peter Darove
 1951 The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel
German Officer (uncredited)
 1950 Die Dritte von rechts
 1950 Furioso
Peter von Rhoden
 1950 Epilog: Das Geheimnis der Orplid
Steward Stefan Lund
 1950 Export in Blond
Rolf Carste
 1950 Königskinder
Paul König
 1949 Hallo, Fräulein!
Tom Keller
 1944 Resisting Enemy Interrogation
Capt. Granach - Young Nazi Officer (uncredited)
 1944 Address Unknown
Heinrich Schulz
 1944 Strange Confession
 1943 Hitler's Madman
Gestapo (uncredited)
 1943 Five Graves to Cairo
Lt. Schwegler (as Peter Van Eyck)
 1943 Action in the North Atlantic
German Ensign (uncredited)
 1943 Edge of Darkness
German Soldier (uncredited)
 1943 The Moon Is Down
Lt. Tonder
 1943 Hitler's Children
Arresting Sergeant (uncredited)
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A music arranger for such luminaries as Irving Berlin before he started working in Hollywood as an actor, he also served as Berlin's stage manager and production assistant. He also was an assistant at one time for Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre. See more »

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