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Egon Brecher (1880–1946)

Brecher was a 1900 graduate of the University of Heidelberg in Germany and then toured Austria and Germany acting on the stage. He also served as the chief director of the Stadts Theatre in Vienna before going to the U.S. in 1921. He became a naturalized American citizen on 9 May, 1927, along with his wife Essie and 8-year-old daughter Suse. In ... See full bio »

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Known For

Boulder Dam Pa Vangarick
The Black Cat The Majordomo
Alibi for Murder Sir Conrad Stava


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 1946 The Return of Monte Cristo
Island Doctor (uncredited)
 1946 Temptation
Ibrahim (uncredited)
 1946 So Dark the Night
Dr. Boncourt
 1946 Sister Kenny
Frenchman (uncredited)
 1946 O.S.S.
Marcel Aubert
 1946 The Wife of Monte Cristo
 1946 Just Before Dawn
Dr. Evans (uncredited)
 1946 The Diary of a Chambermaid
The Postman (uncredited)
 1945 Cornered
Insurance Man (uncredited)
 1945 White Pongo
Dr. Gerig
 1945 A Royal Scandal
Wassilikow (uncredited)
 1944 They Live in Fear
Heinrich Graffen (uncredited)
 1944 U-Boat Prisoner
Prof. Van der Brek (uncredited)
 1944 The Seventh Cross
Sexton (uncredited)
 1944 The Hairy Ape
Refugee Violinist (uncredited)
 1944 The Hitler Gang
Landsberg Warden (uncredited)
 1943 The Desert Song
French Colonel (uncredited)
 1943 Above Suspicion
Gestapo Official (uncredited)
 1943 They Came to Blow Up America
Kirschner (uncredited)
 1943 Mission to Moscow
Heinrich Sahm (uncredited)
 1943 The Purple V
Clerk (uncredited)
 1943 The Fighting Guerrillas
Chetnik (uncredited)
 1943 Hitler's Children
Mr. Müller (uncredited)
 1942 The Navy Comes Through
U-Boat Commander (uncredited)
 1942 Isle of Missing Men
Richard Heller
 1942 Berlin Correspondent
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1942 For the Common Defense! (Short)
Adolph (uncredited)
 1942 Kings Row
Dr. Candell
 1942 All Through the Night
Art Gallery Watchman (uncredited)
 1941 Manpower
Pop Duval
 1941 Underground
Herr Director
 1941 Man Hunt
Pawnbroker (uncredited)
 1941 They Dare Not Love
Prof. Keller
 1941 Out of Darkness (Short)
Victor Jourdain - First Editor of La Libre Belgique (uncredited)
 1941 Four Mothers
Music Foundation Director (uncredited)
 1940 A Dispatch from Reuters
Von Konstat (uncredited)
 1940 Knute Rockne All American
Elder in Norway (uncredited)
 1940 Buyer Beware (Short)
Child's Father (uncredited)
 1940 The Man I Married
 1940 All This, and Heaven Too
Doctor (uncredited)
 1940 Four Sons
 1940 I Was an Adventuress
Jacques Dubois
 1940 Rebecca
Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1940 Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet
Martl (uncredited)
 1940 Calling Philo Vance
Austrian Judge (uncredited)
 1940 Know Your Money (Short)
Samuels, the Druggist (uncredited)
 1940 Pound Foolish (Short)
Benois (uncredited)
 1939 We Are Not Alone
Mr. Adolf Schiller (uncredited)
 1939 Judge Hardy and Son
Mr. Anton Volduzzi
 1939 Espionage Agent
 1939 Nurse Edith Cavell
Dr. Gunther
 1939 Angels Wash Their Faces
Mr. Smith
 1939 Sons of Liberty (Short)
Rabbi (uncredited)
 1939 Chasing Danger
Naval Doctor (uncredited)
 1939 Confessions of a Nazi Spy
Fritz Muller - German Agent (uncredited)
 1939 Juarez
Baron von Magnus (uncredited)
 1939 While America Sleeps (Short)
 1939 Hotel Imperial
Pograncz (uncredited)
 1939 The Three Musketeers
 1939 Devil's Island
 1938 Spring Madness
Soviet Travel Bureau Agent (uncredited)
 1938 Suez
 1938 Nostradamus (Short)
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1938 Spawn of the North
Erickson (uncredited)
 1938 Gateway
Rabbi (uncredited)
 1938 The First Chair (Short)
Karl Biedermann
 1938 I'll Give a Million
 1938 Racket Busters
Peters (uncredited)
 1938 You and Me
Mr. Levine
 1938 Cocoanut Grove
Pawnbroker (uncredited)
 1938 Invisible Enemy
 1938 Arsène Lupin Returns
Vasseur (uncredited)
 1938 Blondes at Work
J.Z. Beckman (uncredited)
 1938 The Spy Ring
General A. R. Bowen
 1937 Beg, Borrow or Steal
Antique Shop Proprietor (uncredited)
 1937 Heidi
Inn Keeper
 1937 Lancer Spy
Bendiner (uncredited)
 1937 The Women Men Marry
John (uncredited)
 1937 Love Under Fire
Civilian (uncredited)
 1937 The Life of Emile Zola
Brucker (uncredited)
 1937 The Emperor's Candlesticks
Czakova - Chief of Police (uncredited)
 1937 I Met Him in Paris
Emile - Upper Sled Run Tower Control
 1937 Thin Ice
 1937 Espionage
Chief of Police
 1937 The Great O'Malley
Morris - the Pawnbroker (uncredited)
 1937 Stolen Holiday
Deputy Bergery
 1937 Black Legion
 1936 One in a Million
Olympic Chairman (uncredited)
 1936 Love on the Run
Dr. Stefan Gorsay (uncredited)
 1936 Come and Get It
Mr. Schwerke (uncredited)
 1936 Ladies in Love
 1936 Alibi for Murder
Sir Conrad Stava
 1936 Anthony Adverse
Innkeeper (uncredited)
 1936 The Devil-Doll
Detective (uncredited)
 1936 The White Angel
Pastor Fliedner
 1936 Sins of Man
 1936 Till We Meet Again
 1936 Boulder Dam
Pa Vangarick
 1936 Paddy O'Day
Russian Musician (uncredited)
 1936 Charlie Chan's Secret
 1936 Three Live Ghosts
German Officer (uncredited)
 1935 Here's to Romance
 1935 The Black Room
Karl - Lead Villager (uncredited)
 1935 The Awakening of Jim Burke
Mahler (uncredited)
 1935 Werewolf of London
Priest (uncredited)
 1935 Air Hawks
Leon - Hideout Caretaker (uncredited)
 1935 Mark of the Vampire
Coroner (uncredited)
 1935 Black Fury
Alec Novak
 1935 The Florentine Dagger
 1934 Now and Forever
Doctor (uncredited)
 1934 Many Happy Returns
Dr. Otto von Strudel
 1934 The Black Cat
The Majordomo
 1934 No Greater Glory
Professor Racz
 1934 As the Earth Turns
Mr. Janowski
 1933 Convention City
 1933 To the Last Man
Mark Hayden
 1929 Die Königsloge
Count Toeroek
 1918 Don Cäsar, Graf von Irun
Don Jose

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Stage Play: John Gabriel Borkman. Drama (revival). Written by Henrik Ibsen. Booth Theatre: 29 Jan 1926- Feb 1926 (closing date unknown/7 performances). Cast: Egon Brecher (as "John Gabriel Borkman"), John Buckler (as "Erhart Borkman"), J. Sayre Crawley, Beatrice De Neergaard, Helen Haye, Rose Hobart (as "Frida Foldal"), Eva Le Gallienne (... See more »

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