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Overview (3)

Born in Olm├╝tz, Moravia, Austria-Hungary [now Olomouc, Czech Republic]
Died in Hollywood, California, USA  (heart attack)
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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 1929, Brecher moved to Hollywood and appeared in foreign language versions of American films. He played in a number of horror films and espionage films during the 30s and 40s. Probably best remembered for his role in So Dark the Night (1946), Brecher died of a heart attack that same year.

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Spouse (1)

Else Vogelhut (? - 12 August 1946) ( his death) ( 1 child)

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