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John Wengraf (1897–1974)


A great number of Austrian and German actors were forced to flee their homeland during the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazis in the late 1930s only to find themselves smack dab in Hollywood pictures playing thoroughly nefarious Gestapo commanders. Viennese performer John Wengraf was one such actor. Born in 1897, his father was a theatre critic ... See full bio »

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Known For

Judgment at Nuremberg
Judgment at Nuremberg Dr. Karl Wieck
(1961)
5 Fingers
5 Fingers Count Franz Von Papen
(1952)
The Razor's Edge
The Razor's Edge Joseph - Butler
(1946)

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 1966 The Time Tunnel (TV Series)
Dr. Hans Kleinemann
- Invasion (1966) ... Dr. Hans Kleinemann
 1966 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Abbot John
- The Monks of St. Thomas Affair (1966) ... Abbot John (as John E. Wengraf)
 1966 Jericho (TV Series)
Monseigneur Paul
- A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread - and POW (1966) ... Monseigneur Paul (as John E. Wengraf)
 1964 The Rogues (TV Series)
Drozhin
- The Real Russian Caviar (1964) ... Drozhin
 1963 Ripcord (TV Series)
Hans Rovang
- The Last Chapter (1963) ... Hans Rovang
 1961-1962 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Nicolas Viotti / Mr. Duval
- Somewhere There's Music (1962) ... Nicolas Viotti
- The Manchu Formula (1961) ... Mr. Duval
 1962 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Werner
- The Clocks (1962) ... Werner
 1962 The Detectives (TV Series)
Pop Varchek
- Walk a Crooked Line (1962) ... Pop Varchek
 1960-1961 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Gus Kleeber / Manning Loder
- Loophole (1961) ... Gus Kleeber
- The Otto Frick Story (1960) ... Manning Loder
 1961 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series)
The King
- The Terrible Clockman (1961) ... The King
 1961 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Max Eberhard
- The Hamlet Caper (1961) ... Max Eberhard
 1960 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
Dr. Hans Klaus
- Green Hell (1960) ... Dr. Hans Klaus
 1960 Colt .45 (TV Series)
Kozak
- The Gandy Dancers (1960) ... Kozak
 1959-1960 One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Felix Borgner / Ernest
- The Explorer (1960) ... Felix Borgner (as John E. Wengraf)
- Image of Death (1959) ... Ernest (as John Wengraff)
 1960 Bonanza (TV Series)
Dr. Anton Strasser
- Desert Justice (1960) ... Dr. Anton Strasser
 1960 Johnny Midnight (TV Series)
Konrad Morgan
- X Equals Murder (1960) ... Konrad Morgan (as John E. Wengraf)
 1959 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Colonel Anders Dorn
- The Desert Ship (1959) ... Colonel Anders Dorn
 1959 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Dr. Frohlich
- Death Is to Write About (1959) ... Dr. Frohlich
 1959 The Third Man (TV Series)
General Raschid / Baron
- Five Hours to Kill (1959) ... General Raschid
- Confessions of an Honest Man (1959) ... Baron
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Mr. Cohen
- Child of Our Time (1959) ... Mr. Cohen
 1959 Grand Jury (TV Series)
Hambler
- The Woman Who Talked (1959) ... Hambler
 1958 The Silent Service (TV Series)
Dönitz
 1958 Behind Closed Doors (TV Series)
Von Elm
- Flight to Freedom (1958) ... Von Elm
 1958 Panic! (TV Series)
Consul
- Fingerprints (1958) ... Consul
 1958 Whirlybirds (TV Series)
Phillip Frank
- If I Were King (1958) ... Phillip Frank
 1958 Target (TV Series)
Scientist
- Turn of the Tide (1958) ... Scientist
 1958 Telephone Time (TV Series)
- War Against War (1958)
 1955-1958 Passport to Danger (TV Series)
Col. Bucar
- Ankara (1958) ... Col. Bucar (as John E. Wengraf)
- Rio de Janeiro (1955)
 1957 The Walter Winchell File (TV Series)
Leopold
- The Cupcake (1957) ... Leopold
 1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
 1956 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
Victor Waingraft
- My Fair Vocal Coach (1956) ... Victor Waingraft
 1956 The Adventures of Hiram Holliday (TV Series)
Kovatch / King's Aide
- Hawaiian Hamzah (1956) ... Kovatch
- False Monarch (1956) ... King's Aide
 1956 Ethel Barrymore Theater (TV Series)
- The Duke (1956)
 1955-1956 You Are There (TV Series)
Baron Von Weizsaker / Dr. Zimmerman / Doctor
- Hitler Invades Poland (September 1, 1939) (1956) ... Baron Von Weizsaker
- The Final Performance of Sarah Bernhardt (November 30, 1922) (1955) ... Doctor (as John E. Wengraf)
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
 1956 Crusader (TV Series)
Dr. Kremlov
- The Camp (1956) ... Dr. Kremlov
 1956 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
1st Customs Officer
- Back from Paris (1956) ... 1st Customs Officer
 1955-1956 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
German Bishop Schoffel
- A Bell for Okinawa (1956) ... German Bishop Schoffel
 1955 Front Row Center (TV Series)
 1955 The Star and the Story (TV Series)
Consul Philippe Le Petran
- The Treasure (1955) ... Consul Philippe Le Petran
 1955 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Denoir
- Madeira, Madeira (1955) ... Denoir
 1955 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Count Victor Turec
- The Charles Lamar Story (1955) ... Count Victor Turec
 1953-1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Max von Mayerling / Landau
- The Cruel Time (1953) ... Landau
 1955 Public Defender (TV Series)
Gunther
- Another World (1955) ... Gunther
 1954 Adventures of the Falcon (TV Series)
Krell
- Decision in Red (1954) ... Krell
 1953-1954 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Von Schwarz / German Colonel
- Smyrna Incident (1954) ... Von Schwarz
- A Time to Grow (1953)
- The Gingerbread Man (1953) ... German Colonel
 1954 The Lone Wolf (TV Series)
Prince Bruzova
- The Werewolf Story (1954) ... Prince Bruzova
 1953 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Wilhelm Kortner
- The Jewel (1953) ... Wilhelm Kortner (as John E. Wengraf)
 1953 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Waiter (1953)
 1952 Biff Baker, U.S.A. (TV Series)
The Man in Black / Dr. Josef Luger
- London Incident (1952) ... The Man in Black
- Gottingen (1952) ... Dr. Josef Luger
 1952 Dangerous Assignment (TV Series)
Keppler
- The Lagoon Story (1952) ... Keppler
 1950 The Magnavox Theatre (TV Series)
 1938 The Moon in the Yellow River (TV Movie)
Tausch (as Hans Wengraf)
 1938 The White Chateau (TV Movie) (as Hans Wengraf)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Col. Erfurt"; Broadway debut) in "Candle in the Wind" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Maxwell Anderson (also production supervisor). Scenic / Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Miss Hayes' clothes designed and executed by Valentina. Directed by Alfred Lunt. Shubert Theatre: 22 Oct 1941-10 Jan 1942 (95 performances). ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Hans Wengraf | John E. Wengraf | John Wengraff
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