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Henry Victor (1892–1945)

Henry Victor was born on October 2, 1892 in England, but was raised in Germany. He began his film career in 1914, eventually playing leads in literary adaptations of The Picture of Dorian Gray (1916) and H. Rider Haggard's She (1916), both in 1916. When talkies appeared in the late 1920's, Victor's thick Teutonic accent was a detriment as a ... See full bio »

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The Beloved Rogue Thibault d'Aussigny


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 1945 A Royal Scandal
Russian General (uncredited)
 1945 Betrayal from the East
Brunzman (uncredited)
 1943 Sucker Bait (Documentary short)
Martin Selworth - Nazi Spy
 1943 The Cross of Lorraine
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1943 Above Suspicion
German Officer (uncredited)
 1943 Nazty Nuisance
Kapitan von Popoff
 1943 Mission to Moscow
Herr Schufeldt - Hamburg Official (uncredited)
 1943 They Got Me Covered
Staeger (uncredited)
 1942 Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon
Professor Frederic Hoffner (uncredited)
 1942 Underground Agent
Johann Schrode
 1942 Once Upon a Honeymoon
German Storm Trooper (uncredited)
 1942 Desperate Journey
Heinrich Schwarzmueller
 1942 Divide and Conquer (Short)
German Officer (uncredited)
 1942 The Wife Takes a Flyer
Col. Bosch (uncredited)
 1942 To Be or Not to Be
Captain Schultz
 1942 All Through the Night
Meeting Receptionist (uncredited)
 1942 Blue, White and Perfect
Rudolf Hagerman
 1941 Dangerously They Live
U-Boat Captain Horst (uncredited)
 1941 Underground
Gestapo Agent (uncredited)
 1941 King of the Zombies
Dr. Miklos Sangre
 1940 The Mad Doctor
Furber (uncredited)
 1940 Charter Pilot
 1940 Escape
Gestapo Officer with Hooked Nose (uncredited)
 1940 Seven Sinners
Dutch Police Officer (uncredited)
 1940 Spring Parade
Dutch Officer (uncredited)
 1940 Mystery Sea Raider
Cmdr. Bulow
 1940 The Mortal Storm
Gestapo Official Confiscating Book on Train (uncredited)
 1940 Enemy Agent
Karl (uncredited)
 1940 Zanzibar
Mate Simpson
 1939 Nick Carter, Master Detective
J. Lester Hammil
 1939 Pack Up Your Troubles
Col. Schlager
 1939 Espionage Agent
Foreign Official (uncredited)
 1939 Thunder Afloat
German U-Boat Officer
 1939 Nurse Edith Cavell
Jaubec (uncredited)
 1939 Confessions of a Nazi Spy
 1939 Hotel Imperial
Sultanov (uncredited)
 1937 Fine Feathers
 1937 Holiday's End
Major Zwanenberg
 1937 Torpedoed
Lt. d'Enriquo
 1937 Silent Barriers
Bulldog Kelly
 1936 The Conquest of the Air
Otto Lilienthal
 1936 Fame
 1936 The Secret Voice
 1935 Can You Hear Me, Mother?
 1935 Handle with Care
Count Paul
 1935 Murder at Monte Carlo
 1934 The Way of Youth
M. Sylvestre (as M. Syvestre)
 1934 I Spy
 1934 Tiger Bay
 1933 Luxury Liner
Baron von Luden
 1932 The Mummy
The Saxon Warrior (scenes deleted)
 1932 The World and the Flesh
Revolutionary (uncredited)
 1932 Freaks
 1931 Suicide Fleet
Captain Von Schlettow
 1931 Seas Beneath
Baron Ernst von Steuben (U-boat commander)
 1930 One Heavenly Night
Almady - Officer
 1930 Are You There?
International Crook
 1930 Song of Soho
 1929 The Hate Ship
Count Boris Ivanoff
 1929 Diane - Die Geschichte einer Pariserin
Oberst Guy de Lasalle
 1929 Down Channel
 1929 After the Verdict
Mr. Sabine - der fremde Mann
 1928 L'Argent
Jacques Hamelin
 1928 Tommy Atkins
 1928 Guns of Loos
John Grimlaw
 1927 The Luck of the Navy
Lt. Clive Stanton
 1927/I Topsy and Eva
Augustine St. Claire
 1927 The Fourth Commandment
Gordon Graham
 1927 The Beloved Rogue
Thibault d'Aussigny
 1926 Crossed Signals
Jack McDermott
 1926 Mulhall's Greatest Catch
Otto Nelson
 1925 Braveheart
Sam Harris
 1925 The White Monkey
Wilfrid Desert
 1925 A Romance of Mayfair
Jack Dinneford
 1924 The Sins Ye Do
Ronald Hillier
 1924 The Love Story of Aliette Brunton
Ronald Cavendish
 1924 His Grace Gives Notice
George Berwick
 1924 White Shadows
Louis Chadwick
 1924 Slaves of Destiny
Ralph Warriner
 1924 Henry, King of Navarre
Duc de Guise
 1924 The Loves of Colleen Bawn
Hardress Cregan
 1923 The Royal Oak
Charles I / Charles II
 1923 The Scandal
 1923 The Prodigal Son
Oscar Stephenson
 1922 A Bill of Divorcement
Grey Meredith
 1922 Diana of the Crossways
Hon. Percy Dacier
 1922 A Romance of Old Baghdad
Horne Jerningham
 1922 Bentley's Conscience
 1921 The Old Wives' Tale
 1921 Sheer Bluff
Maurice Hardacre
 1920 Beyond the Dreams of Avarice
Dr. Lucien Calvert
 1920 John Heriot's Wife
John Heriot
 1920 As God Made Her
Seward Pendyne
 1920 Calvary
David Penryn
 1919 A Lass o' the Looms
Jack Brown
 1919 The Heart of a Rose
Dick Darrell
 1918 The Secret Woman
Jesse Redvers
 1917 Ora Pro Nobis
Lord Osborne
 1916 The Picture of Dorian Gray
Dorian Gray
 1916 She
Leo Vincey
 1914 The Revolutionist
Prince Andreas
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Actor, reared in Germany, who commuted seemingly biennially between the UK and the US to make pictures. Long a leading man in UK silents, his Germanic accent caused him to prefer, with the advent of sound, to play character roles, often as a villain of the Nazi persuasion.

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