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Simon Wiesenthal (1908–2005)

A graduate of the Czech Technical University in Prague, Simon Wiesenthal was an architect in the city of Lvov in the Ukraine when World War II broke out; due to the non-aggression treaty with Nazi Germany, the Russians forced Wiesenthal, as with other Jews, from his livelihood; he was working as a mechanic in a bedspring factory when he was ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 96) in Vienna, Austria

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Filmography

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 2013 As from Afar (Short) (letters)
 2006 Ghetto Theresienstadt: Deception and Reality (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 The Nazi (Short) (book "The Sunflower")
 1990 Max and Helen (TV Movie) (book)
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Other Works:

Book: "The Sun Flower" See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

When history looks back I want people to know the Nazis weren't able to kill millions of people and get away with it.

Trivia:

Laurence Olivier based his performance as the Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman in The Boys from Brazil (1978) on Wiesenthal. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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