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Hans Heinrich von Twardowski (1898–1958)

Hans Heinrich von Twardowski was born on May 5, 1898 in Stettin, Pomerania, Germany. He was an actor and writer, known for The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920), The Scarlet Empress (1934) and Hangmen Also Die! (1943). He died on November 19, 1958 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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The Scarlet Empress Ivan Shuvolov
Hangmen Also Die! Reinhard Heydrich
Crown of Thorns Johannes


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 1952 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Gen. Von Gruber
- The Sheffield Story (1952) ... Gen. Von Gruber (as H.H.V. Twardowski)
 1944 Resisting Enemy Interrogation
Herr Mahler - German Red Cross Representative (uncredited)
 1944 The Hitler Gang
Department Doctor (uncredited)
 1944 Passage to Marseille
French Airfield Radio Man (uncredited)
 1943 The Cross of Lorraine
German Officer in Car (uncredited)
 1943 The Strange Death of Adolf Hitler
Judge (as Hans von Twardowsky)
 1943 First Comes Courage
Nazi Captain (uncredited)
 1943 Background to Danger
German Officer (uncredited)
 1943 Hitler's Madman
Lt. Buelow (uncredited)
 1943 Plan for Destruction (Short)
German (uncredited)
 1943 Edge of Darkness
German Co-Pilot (uncredited)
 1943 Hangmen Also Die!
Reinhard Heydrich (as H. H v. Twardowski)
 1943 Margin for Error
Fritz - Butler (uncredited)
 1942 Casablanca
German Officer with Yvonne (uncredited)
 1942 Once Upon a Honeymoon
German Officer (uncredited)
 1942 The Navy Comes Through
U-Boat Captain (uncredited)
 1942 Desperate Journey
German Soldier (uncredited)
 1942 Enemy Agents Meet Ellery Queen
Capt. Earhardt (uncredited)
 1942 Joan of Ozark
Hans (as H. H. Von Twardowski)
 1942 The Pied Piper
Sergeant (uncredited)
 1942 The Dawn Express
Capt. Gemmler (as Hans von Twardowski)
 1939 Hitler - Beast of Berlin
Albert Stalhelm - Storm Trooper (as Hans von Twardowski)
 1939 Espionage Agent
Dr. Helm (as Hans Von Twardowski)
 1939 Confessions of a Nazi Spy
Helldorf (as Hans von Twardowski)
 1937 Thin Ice
Baron's Secretary (uncredited)
 1935 Alas sobre El Chaco
 1935 The Crusades
Nicholas - Count of Hungary (as Hans von Twardowski)
 1935 Storm Over the Andes
Oberto (as Hans Von Twardowski)
 1934 The Scarlet Empress
Ivan Shuvolov (as Hans von Twardowski)
 1933 The Devil's in Love
Andre's Defense Counsel (uncredited)
 1933 Adorable
The Prince of Pontevedro
 1933 Private Jones
Von Bergen (uncredited)
 1932 6 Hours to Live
Flosky (uncredited)
 1932 Scandal for Sale
Affner - the Pilot (as Hans Von Twardowski)
 1931 Menschen hinter Gittern
 1930 Die singende Stadt
Willi von Wellheim - Claires Verehrer
 1930 Ludwig der Zweite, König von Bayern
Otto von Wittelsbach (as H.H. von Twardowsky)
 1929 Peter der Matrose
Adolf Angel
 1929 I Kiss Your Hand Madame
Waiter (uncredited)
 1928 Sex in Chains
 1928 Spies
Vincent - Jason's Secretary (uncredited)
 1927 Der falsche Prinz
Wolf - sein Freund
 1927 Die heilige Lüge
 1927 Die Weber
Gottfried Hilse - sein Sohn
 1925 Die Feuertänzerin
Bartos, sein Freund
 1924 Der Sprung ins Leben
 1923 Crown of Thorns
 1922 Lola Montez, die Tänzerin des Königs
Studiosus Friedemann
 1922 Es leuchtet meine Liebe
Lucien, Herzog von Eramont
 1922 Phantom
Hugo Lubota (as H.H. v. Twardowski)
 1922 Tingeltangel
 1921 Lady Hamilton
Joshua Nesbitt, Nelsons Stiefsohn
 1921 Die Ratten
 1921 Am Webstuhl der Zeit
 1920 From Morn to Midnight
Sohn der Dame
 1920 Genuine
 1920 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
Alan (as Hans Heinrich v. Twardowski)
 1920 Gerechtigkeit
 1919 Eerie Tales
Restaurant Waiter (2nd story) (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

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Published Der rasende Pegasus, a collection of poetic parodies, in 1918. His own public readings of these works in Berlin were met with general acclaim. See more »

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Alternate Names:

H. H v. Twardowski | H.H. v. Twardowski | H.H.V. Twardowski | Hans Heinrich v. Twardowski | Hans Heinz v. Twardowski | H. H. Von Twardowski | Hans Von Twardowski | Hans von Twardowski | H.H. von Twardowsky | Hans von Twardowsky


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Although in 1919 Hans Heinrich von Twardowski entered the film business and he appeared in his first silent movie "Unheimliche Geschichten" (19). In the 20s he became a demanded film actor in numerous well-known productions. See more »

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