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Roman Bohnen (1901–1949)


Roman Bohnen, known as "Bud" to his family and friends was not only an excellent film actor but also a stage actor of note. As a member of the prestigious Group Theatre from 1934-40, he appeared in such classic productions as "Waiting for Lefty", "Golden Boy", "Awake and Sing" and "The Gentle People". He left for Hollywood in the late 30's to ... See full bio »

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Known For

Of Mice and Men
(1939)
Brute Force
Brute Force Warden A.J. Barnes
(1947)
The Affairs of Jimmy Valentine
The Affairs of Jimmy Valentine Tom Forbes / Jimmy Valentine
(1942)

Filmography

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 1949 Mr. Soft Touch
Barney Teener
 1949 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
The Hussar (segment "A Terribly Strange Bed")
- The Stronger/A Terribly Strange Bed (1949) ... The Hussar (segment "A Terribly Strange Bed")
 1949 Kazan
Maitlin
 1949 Your Show Time (TV Series)
 1948 Joan of Arc
Durand Laxart (Joan's uncle)
 1948 Night Has a Thousand Eyes
Melville Weston - Special Prosecutor
 1948 Arch of Triumph
Dr. Veber
 1948 Open Secret
Roy Locke
 1947 For You I Die
Smitty
 1947 Song of Love
Dr. Hoffman
 1947 Brute Force
Warden A.J. Barnes
 1947 California
Col. Stuart
 1946 The Best Years of Our Lives
Pat Derry
 1946 Two Years Before the Mast
Macklin
 1946 Mr. Ace
Prof. Joshua L. Adams
 1946 Winter Wonderland
Timothy Wheeler
 1946 The Hoodlum Saint
Father O'Doul
 1946 Deadline at Dawn
Frantic Man with Injured Cat
 1946 Miss Susie Slagle's
Dean Wingate
 1945 A Bell for Adano
Carl Erba - Cart Man
 1945 Counter-Attack
Kostyuk
 1944 None But the Lonely Heart
Dad Pettyjohn
 1944 The Hairy Ape
Paddy
 1944 The Hitler Gang
Captain Ernst Röhm
 1943 The Song of Bernadette
François Soubirous
 1943 Mission to Moscow
Mr. Krestinsky
 1943 Edge of Darkness
Lars Malken
 1943 The Hard Way
Sam Chernen (uncredited)
 1942 Grand Central Murder
Ramon
 1942 The Affairs of Jimmy Valentine
Tom Forbes / Jimmy Valentine
 1942 Young America
Mr. Barnes
 1942 The Bugle Sounds
Mr. Leech
 1941 Appointment for Love
Dr. Gunther
 1941 The Tell-Tale Heart (Short)
Old Man
 1941 They Dare Not Love
Baron Shafter
 1941 So Ends Our Night
Mr. Kern
 1939 Of Mice and Men
Candy
 1937 52nd Street
James
 1937 Vogues of 1938
Morgan's Lawyer (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Johnny Johnson. Musical comedy. Written by Paul Green. Music by Kurt Weill. Musical Direction by Lehman Engel. Directed by Lee Strasberg. 44th Street Theatre: 19 Nov 1936- 16 Jan 1937 (68 performances). Cast: Luther Adler (as "English Sergeant"), Peter Ainsley, Kate Allen, James Blake, Roman Bohnen (as "Grandpa Joe"), Phoebe ... See more »

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Trivia:

Was just 7 years older than Dana Andrews, who played his son in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946). See more »

Nickname:

Bud

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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