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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 '30s to ... See full bio »

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Known For

Brute Force Warden A.J. Barnes
The Affairs of Jimmy Valentine Tom Forbes / Jimmy Valentine


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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
 1949 Your Show Time (TV Series)
 1948 Joan of Arc
Durand Laxart - Her 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
 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 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
 1946 Two Years Before the Mast
 1945 A Bell for Adano
Carl Erba - Cart Man
 1945 Counter-Attack
 1944 None But the Lonely Heart
Dad Pettyjohn
 1944 The Hairy Ape
 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
 1942 The Affairs of Jimmy Valentine
Tom Forbes / Jimmy Valentine
 1942 Young America
Mr. Barnes
 1942 The Bugle Sounds
 1941 Appointment for Love
Dr. Gunther
 1941 The Tell-Tale Heart (Short)
Old Man
 1941 They Dare Not Love
Baron Shafter
 1941 Ghost Treasure (Short)
Pete Wilkins (uncredited)
 1941 So Ends Our Night
Mr. Kern
 1939 Of Mice and Men
 1937 52nd Street
 1937 Vogues of 1938
Morgan's Lawyer (uncredited)
Show Show Self (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Personal Details

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Stage Play: As Husbands Go. Comedy. See more »

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Hildur Marion Ourse  (her death)  (1 child)

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Bohnen was blacklisted in 1949 during the "Red Scare"; some claim this contributed to his fatal heart attack that year. See more »



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