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Charles Vidor (1900–1959)

Hungarian-born Karoly Vidor spent the First World War as a lieutenant in the Austro-Hungarian infantry. Following the armistice, he made his way to Berlin and worked for the German film company Ufa, as editor and assistant director. In 1924, he emigrated to the U.S. and, for several years, earned his living as a singer in Broadway choruses and (at... See full bio »


(age 58) in Vienna, Austria

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Two of Vidor's sons and one stepson were enormously successful in the restaurant business: Michael Vidor (mother actress Karen Morley) opened "L'Auberge," one of the first French restaurants in Portland, Oregon, while Brian Vidor (mother Warner Bros. heiress Doris Warner) runs "Typhoon," a fashionable restaurant at the Santa Monica airport in Los Angeles; Charles' stepson, Warner Leroy (mother ... See more »

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