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Bruno Bettelheim (1903–1990)

Bruno Bettelheim was born on August 28, 1903 in Vienna, Austria. He was an actor and writer, known for Zelig (1983), Why Vandalism? (1955) and Portrait de Bruno Bettelheim (1974). He was married to Gertrude Weinfeld. He died on March 13, 1990 in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA. See full bio »

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Zelig Bruno Bettelheim - Contemporary Interviews
The Exiles Self


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 1983 Zelig
Bruno Bettelheim - Contemporary Interviews (as Dr. Bruno Bettelheim)
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 1955 Why Vandalism? (Short) (in collaboration with - as Bruno Bettelheim Ph.D)
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 1986 Dolls (special thanks - as Bruno Bettleheim)
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 1989 The Exiles (Documentary)
 1988 Everyman (TV Series documentary)
- Santa (1988) ... Self
 1974 Portrait de Bruno Bettelheim (TV Mini Series)
 1972 According to the Rules (TV Movie documentary)
Self (as Professor Bruno Bettelheim)
 1964 Take Thirty (TV Series)
- Episode dated 22 April 1964 (1964) ... Self
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 2006 Horizon (TV Series documentary)

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Other Works:

(book) "The Art Of The Obvious". New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. ISBN 067940029X See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dr. Bruno Bettelheim | Professor Bruno Bettelheim | Bruno Bettleheim | Bruno Bettelheim Ph.D


Gertrude Weinfeld  (her death)  (3 children)

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Most people want to make sure that tomorrow is just like yesterday.


After his death it was discovered that he falsified most of his professional credentials and most of his writings have been discredited as a result by subsequent studies and research. See more »

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