No photo available. Represent Anton Karas? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 114,407 this week

Anton Karas (1906–1985)

Anton Karas was a mere entertainer in an Heurige (Viennese Wine Bar), but Carol Reed selected him as the musical director of "The Third Man" (1949). He was invited to London and lived with Reed. Reed treated him very well, but Karas was in a slump - then suddenly Reed rushed into Karas' room, and lay at full length on the floor. "Now I'm dead! Only... See full bio »

Died:

(age 78) in Vienna, Austria

Hodor From "Game of Thrones' Reveals His Iron Throne Pick

Live from the IMDboat at San Diego Comic-Con 2018, Kristian Nairn, who played the fan-favorite character Hodor on "Game of Thrones," reveals who he'd most like to see wind up on the Iron Throne. Check out our Comic-Con coverage through July 22.

Watch now

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 20 people
created 18 Jan 2016
 
a list of 25 people
created 18 Dec 2012
 
a list of 53 people
created 31 Aug 2012
 
a list of 20 people
created 02 May 2015
 
a list of 108 people
created 22 May 2017
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Anton Karas's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

The Third Man
The Third Man Music Department
(1949)
Brick
Brick Soundtrack
(2005)
xXx
xXx Soundtrack
(2002)
Leaving Las Vegas
Leaving Las Vegas Soundtrack
(1995)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (32 credits)
 2018 This Will End in Murder (writer: "Café Mozart Waltz") (post-production)
 2018/II Mute (performer: "Tiroler und Kärtner Läderfolge", "I'm in the Middle of a Riddle")
 2015 Er ist wieder da (writer: "The Harry Lime Theme")
  Better Call Saul (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Alpine Shepherd Boy (2015) ... (performer: "The Third Man (The Harry Lime Theme)" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Third Man (The Harry Lime Theme)" - uncredited)
 2014 Eiszauber 2014: Die Magie des Eises (TV Movie) (writer: "Harry Lime Theme" - uncredited)
 2012 Hollywood in Vienna 2012 (TV Special) (music: "The Harry Lime Theme")
 2009 Big River Man (Documentary) (writer: "Cafte Mozart Waltz" - as Anton Kara)
 2008 Een spannend avontuur van Clown Bassie: De speurtocht naar Charly (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Een echte slagroomtaart (2008) ... (writer: "Harry Lime Theme")
  Weltberühmt in Österreich - 50 Jahre Austropop (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Weltberühmt in der Welt - Internationale Erfolge des Austropop (2006) ... (performer: "Harry Lime Theme") / (writer: "Harry Lime Theme")
 2005 Brick (performer: "I'm In The Middle Of A Riddle")
 2002 Montreal Writer (Documentary short) ("Harry Lime Theme")
 2002 xXx (writer: "The Third Man Theme")
 2001 Der Schuh des Manitu (writer: "Harry Lime Theme")
  Österreich - Unser Jahrhundert (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 1999) (writer - 1 episode, 1999)
- Große Kunst im kleinen Land (1999) ... (performer: "Harry Lime Theme") / (writer: "Harry Lime Theme")
  Silent Witness (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1999) (writer - 1 episode, 1999)
- A Good Body: Part 1 (1999) ... (performer: "The Third Man Theme" (1949) - uncredited) / (writer: "The Third Man Theme" (1949) - uncredited)
 1995 Leaving Las Vegas (writer: "The Third Man Theme")
 1990 Beyond the Groove (TV Series) (writer: "Third Man Theme")
 1986 First Among Equals (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (1986) ... (performer: "Trap to Catch Harry" - uncredited)
  The Day the Universe Changed (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 1985) (writer - 1 episode, 1985)
- Making Waves: The New Physics - Newton Revised (1985) ... (performer: "The Third Man Theme") / (writer: "The Third Man Theme")
 1981 Four Friends (music: "The Third Man Theme")
  Kottan ermittelt (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1979) (writer - 1 episode, 1979)
- Drohbriefe (1979) ... (performer: "The Third Man Theme") / (writer: "The Third Man Theme")
 1975 Breaking Point (performer: "Head Theme")
 1974 The Likes of Louise (writer: "The Third Man Theme" - uncredited)
 1973 Welt am Draht (TV Mini-Series) (music: "Café Mozart Waltz")
 1968 Nostra signora dei turchi (writer: "Theme for 'The Third Man'")
 1962 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Ugliest American (1962) ... (writer: "The Third Man Theme" - uncredited)
 1960 Im weissen Rössl (performer: "Im weißen Rößl am Wolfgangsee" - uncredited)
 1960 Make Mine Mink (writer: "The Third Man Theme" - uncredited)
 1955 Ja, ja die Liebe in Tirol (performer: "Solang noch die Musi spielt" - uncredited)
 1955 Around the World with Orson Welles (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer: "The Third Man Theme" - uncredited)
 1950 The Happiest Days of Your Life (performer: "The Theme from 'The Third Man'") / (writer: "The Theme from 'The Third Man'")
 1949 The Third Man (performer: "The Third Man Theme" (1949) - uncredited) / (writer: "The Third Man Theme" (1949) - uncredited)
Show Show Music department (6 credits)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Composer (2 credits)
Show Show Self (11 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "'Third Man' Theme and Other Viennese Favorites" (ZZB)
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Could not write or read music. See more »

Nickname:

Tony

Star Sign:

Cancer

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed