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Victor Varconi (1891–1976)


Handsome Hollywood character player Victor Varconi was born into a farming family on the Hungarian/Rumanian border. Christened Mihály Várkonyi, his career, following training at Budapest's commercial college and dramatic school, thrived for a time on the Transylvanian stage, where he played leads in such productions as "Liliom" at the Hungarian ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Divine Lady Horatio Nelson
(1928)
The King of Kings Pontius Pilate - Governor of Judea
(1927)
Roberta Prince Ladislaw
(1935)

Filmography

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 1959 The Atomic Submarine
Dr. Clifford Kent
 1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Count d'Auberge
- The Return of the Hero (1958) ... Count d'Auberge
 1957 The Man Who Turned to Stone
Dr. Myer
 1956 Soldiers of Fortune (TV Series)
Inspector Moreno
- The Tattooed Lady of Torima (1956) ... Inspector Moreno
 1954 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- Wages of Fear (1954)
 1953 Studio One (TV Series)
- The Roman Kid (1953)
 1951 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
 1950 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
Colonel Breen
- Once a Gentleman (1950) ... Colonel Breen
 1949 Samson and Delilah
Lord of Ashdod
 1947 Pirates of Monterey
Capt. Cordova
 1947 Where There's Life
Finance Minister Zavitch
 1947 Unconquered
Capt. Simeon Ecuyer
 1945 Dakota
Frenchman (uncredited)
 1944 Undercover
Enemy Security Officer (uncredited)
 1944 The Story of Dr. Wassell
Captain of the 'Janssen' (uncredited)
 1944 The Hitler Gang
Rudolph Hess
 1943 For Whom the Bell Tolls
Primitivo
 1942 They Raid by Night
Col. Otto von Ritter
 1942 My Favorite Blonde
Miller
 1942 Reap the Wild Wind
Lubbock
 1941 Forced Landing
Hendrick Van Deuren
 1941 Federal Fugitives
Otto Lieberman aka Dr. Frederic Haskell
 1940 The Sea Hawk
General Aguirre
 1940 Strange Cargo
Fisherman
 1940 The Man from Dakota
Col. Kuragen (uncredited)
 1940 Pound Foolish (Short)
Victor Lestrade
 1939 Disputed Passage
Dr. LaFerriere
 1939 Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation
Paul Borodoff
 1938 Submarine Patrol
Vanzano - Italian Naval Chaplain
 1938 Suez
Victor Hugo
 1938 King of the Newsboys
Wire Arno
 1937 Big City
Paul Roya
 1937 Men in Exile
Colonel Emanuel Gomez
 1937 Trouble in Morocco
Kamaroff
 1936 The Plainsman
Painted Horse
 1936 Dancing Pirate
Don Balthazar - Monterey Captain of the Guards
 1935 The Three Cornered Hat
The Miller
 1935 A Feather in Her Hat
Paul Anders
 1935 Mister Dynamite
Jarl Dvorjak
 1935 Roberta
Prince Ladislaw
 1934/II When London Sleeps
Stephen Ronsart
 1934 The Song You Gave Me
Karl Linden
 1933 The Rebel
Capt. Leroy
 1932 Der Rebell
Kapitän Leroy, Oberkommandant von St. Vigil
 1932 The Doomed Battalion
Artur Franchini
 1931 Safe in Hell
General Emmanuel Jesus Maria Gomez
 1931 Men in Her Life
Count Ivan Karloff
 1931 The Black Camel
Robert Fyfe
 1931 Doctors' Wives
Dr. Kane Ruyter
 1930 Captain Thunder
El Capitan Thunder
 1930 Kult ciala
Czeslaw (as Michal Victor Varconyi)
 1929 Eternal Love
Lorenz Gruber
 1928 The Divine Lady
Horatio Nelson
 1928 Sinner's Parade
Al Morton
 1928 Tenth Avenue
Bob Peters
 1927 Chicago
Amos Hart
 1927 The Forbidden Woman
Col. Gautier
 1927 The Angel of Broadway
Jerry Wilson
 1927 The King of Kings
Pontius Pilate - Governor of Judea
 1927 The Little Adventuress
George La Fuente
 1927 Fighting Love
Gabriel Amari
 1926 For Wives Only
Dr. Rittenhaus
 1926 Silken Shackles
Tade Adrian
 1926 The Volga Boatman
Prince Dimitri
 1926 The Last Days of Pompeii
Glauco
 1925 Dance Fever
Edmund Chauvelin
 1925 Ballettratten
Intendant Holberg (as Michael Varkonyi)
 1924 Worldly Goods
Clifford Ramsay
 1924 Feet of Clay
Bookkeeper
 1924 Changing Husbands
Oliver Evans
 1924 Triumph
William Silver
 1924 Poisoned Paradise
Dr. Bergius (as Michael Varconi)
 1923 Nameless
Jean Moeller
 1923 Die Lawine
George Vandeau (as Michael Varkonyi)
 1923 Der junge Medardus
Medardus Klähr (as Michael Varkonyi)
 1922 Sodom und Gomorrha
Priester des Lyzeums - Engel des Herrn (as Michael Varkonyi)
 1922 Herren der Meere
Captain Scott (as Vickonyi,Michael)
 1922 Das Blut
Dr. Robert Kargert, Advokat (as Michael Varconyi)
 1922 Serpolette
Péter herceg
 1921 A Legnagyobb bün
Fiatal huszártiszt (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1921 Nachtbesuch in der Northernbank (as Michael Varkonyi)
 1921 Junge Mama
Prinz Egon
 1921 Aus den Tiefen der Großstadt (as Michael Varconyi)
 1921 The Asian Sun
Sekretär (as Victor Varkonyi)
 1920 A számüzött (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1920 Arme Violetta
Alfred Germont
 1920 The Merry Widow
Danilo (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1919 Kutató Sámuel
Sámuel (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1919 White Rose
Halil Patrona (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1919 Sappho
Jean Gaussin (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1919/II Baccarat
Robert de Chanceroy (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1918 Infection
George Dupont, a beteg (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1918 Magic Waltz
Niki hadnagy (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1918 A skorpió I.
Jean Morell (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1918 A szerzetes
Majthényi László gróf (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1918 Hotel Imperial
Almássy fõhadnagy (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1918 Sergius Panin
Sergius Panin (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1918 The Devil
Száki János, festõmüvész (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1918 99
Herr mit vielen Namen (as Várkonyi Mihály/Michael Varkonyi)
 1918 Petöfi dalciklus (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1918 Ciklámen
Lehotai, a férj barátja (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1917 A megbélyegzett
Lévai Kálmán, titkár (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1917 Az utolsó éjszaka (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1917 A riporterkirály
Toll Ákos, az ifjú riporter (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1917 A Gyurkovics leányok (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1917 St. Peter's Umbrella
Wibra Gyuri (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1917 Mágia
Pál (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1917 A tanítónö
ifjabb Nagy István (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1917 A csikós
Andris, a csikóslegény (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1917 Csaplárosné
Betyár (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1917 The Wolf
Szabó Gyuri (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1916 Mágnás Miska
Baracs Imre (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1916 A Nagymama
Kálmán (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1916 A gyónás szentsége
A meggyilkolt fiatalember (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1916 The Medic (Short)
János, medikus (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1915 Havasi Magdolna
Juon, a parasztlegény (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1915 Éjféli találkozás
Sugár Laci, pásztor (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1915 Tetemrehívás (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1915 Bánk bán
Ottó herceg (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1915 The Undesirable
Miklós (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1914 Son of the Pusta
Laci,Csorba fia (as Várkonyi Mihály)
 1913 Márta
A doktor (as Várkonyi Mihály)
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Alternate Names:

Várkonyi Mihály | Michael Varconi | Víctor Varconi | Michael Varconyi | Michal Victor Varconyi | Michael Varkonyi | Victor Varkonyi | Viktor Varkonyi | Várkonyi Mihály/Michael Varkonyi | Mihály Várkonyi

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

Spouse:

Anna Aranyosy  (her death) | See more »
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Because of his part in "Sodom und Gomorrha" director Cecil B. DeMille became aware of Victor Varconi and engaged him for the movie "Changing Husbands" in 1924, directed by Frank Urson. Victor Varconi got positive critics and was employed by DeMille for the movies "Feet of Clay" (1924) and "Triumph" (1924). See more »

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