Felix Bressart (1892–1949)


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With his lanky frame, big nose, toothbrush moustache and horn-rimmed glasses he looked like someone had decided to cross Groucho Marx with Albert Einstein. The perennial scene-stealer Felix Bressart had two distinct careers as a comic actor: an earlier one, on stage and screen in his native Germany, and a later -- even more prosperous one -- in ... See full bio »

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(1940)
Ninotchka Buljanoff
(1939)
To Be or Not to Be Greenberg
(1942)
Comrade X Vanya
(1940)

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 1949 Take One False Step
Professor Morris Avrum
 1948 Portrait of Jennie
Pete
 1948 A Song Is Born
Professor Gerkikoff
 1946 I've Always Loved You
Frederick Hassman
 1946 Her Sister's Secret
Pepe - New Orleans Cafe Owner
 1946 The Thrill of Brazil
Ludwig Kriegspiel
 1946 Ding Dong Williams
Hugo Meyerheld
 1945 Dangerous Partners
Professor Roland Budlow
 1945 Without Love
Prof. Ginza
 1944 Secrets in the Dark (Short)
 1944 Blonde Fever
Johnny
 1944 Greenwich Village
Hofer
 1944 The Seventh Cross
Poldi Schlamm
 1944 Song of Russia
Petrov
 1943 Don't Be a Sucker (Short)
Anti-Nazi Teacher (uncredited)
 1943 Above Suspicion
Mr. A. Werner
 1943 Three Hearts for Julia
Anton Ottoway
 1942/I Iceland
Papa Jonsdottir
 1942 Crossroads
Dr. Andre Tessier
 1942 To Be or Not to Be
Greenberg
 1942 Mr. and Mrs. North
Arthur Talbot
 1941 Kathleen
Mr. Schoner
 1941 Married Bachelor
Professor Ladislaus Milic
 1941 Blossoms in the Dust
Dr. Max Breslar
 1941 Ziegfeld Girl
Mischa
 1940 Comrade X
Vanya
 1940 Bitter Sweet
Max
 1940 Escape
Fritz Keller
 1940 Third Finger, Left Hand
August Winkel
 1940 Edison, the Man
Michael Simon
 1940 It All Came True
The Great Boldini
 1940 The Shop Around the Corner
Pirovitch
 1939 Swanee River
Henry Kleber
 1939 Ninotchka
Buljanoff
 1939 Bridal Suite
Maxl
 1939 Three Smart Girls Grow Up
Music Teacher
 1935 Viereinhalb Musketiere
Professor Volksmann
 1935 Alles für die Firma
Philipp Sonndorfer
 1935 Ball im Savoy
Birowitsch, der Sekretär
 1934 Peter
Her grandfather
 1934 Salto in die Seligkeit
Kriegel, Geheimdetektiv
 1933 C'était un musicien
Le baron Vandernyff
 1933 Wie d'Warret würkt
Herr Schramek
 1933 ...und wer küßt mich?
Direktor Ritter
 1932 The Lucky Top Hat
Gottfried Jonathan Bankbeamter
 1932 Holzapfel weiß alles
Johannes Georg Holzapfel
 1931 Der Herr Bürovorsteher
Joachim Reißnagel
 1931 Comradeship
Café Doorman (uncredited)
 1931 Ausflug ins Leben
Hirsekorn - Schauspieler und Chauffeur
 1931 Trara um Liebe
Major Fröschen
 1931 Nie wieder Liebe!
Jean
 1931 Der Schrecken der Garnison
Musketier Kulicke
 1931 True Jacob
Böcklein
 1931 Die Privatsekretärin
Bankdiener Hasel
 1930 Drei Tage Mittelarrest
Franz Nowotni, Fuesilier
 1930 Old Song
Jacques
 1930 Der keusche Josef
Eizes, ihr Faktotum
 1930 Three from the Filling Station
Gerichtsvollzieher / Bailiff
 1930 Die zärtlichen Verwandten
Onkel Emil
 1929 Alte Kleider (Short)
 1928 Love in Kuhstall
Der Gerichtsvollzieher
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At the age of 57, five days after his birthday, Felix Bressart died of leukemia in Hollywood. See more »

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