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Egon Brecher

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Biography

Olmütz, Moravia, Austria-Hungary [now Olomouc, Czech Republic]
Brecher was a 1900 graduate of the University of Heidelberg in Germany and then toured Austria and Germany acting on the stage. He also served as the chief director of the Stadts Theatre in Vienna before going to the U.S. in 1921. He became a naturalized American citizen on 9 May, 1927, along with his wife Essie and 8-year-old daughter Suse. In 1929, Brecher moved to Hollywood and appeared in foreign language versions of American films. He played in a number of horror films and espionage films during the 30s and 40s. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Dr. Otto von Strudel

Many Happy Returns 1934

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Character: Mr. Janowski

As the Earth Turns 1934

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Character: Alec Novak

Black Fury 1935

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Character: Mr. Schwerke

Come and Get It 1936

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Character: Dr. Stefan Gorsay

Love on the Run 1936

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Character: Olympic Chairman

One in a Million 1936

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Character: Pastor Fliedner

The White Angel 1936

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5
Character: Morris - the Pawnbroker

The Great O'Malley 1937

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Character: Emile - Upper Sled Run Tower Control

I Met Him in Paris 1937

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9
Character: Czakova, Chief of Police

The Emperor's Candlesticks 1937

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Character: Abie Levine

You and Me 1938

3
Character: Doctor

Suez 1938

4
Character: Baron von Magnus

Juarez 1939

3
Character: Fritz Muller - German Agent

Confessions of a Nazi Spy 1939

4
Character: Mr. Adolf Schiller

We Are Not Alone 1939

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Character: Debriac

Devil's Island 1939

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Character: Austrian Judge

Calling Philo Vance 1940

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Character: Von Konstat

A Dispatch from Reuter's 1940

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Character: Art Gallery Watchman

All Through the Night 1941

4
Character: Pop Duval

Manpower 1941

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Character: Herr Director

Underground 1941

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Character: Dr. Candell

Kings Row 1942

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Character: Heinrich Sahm

Mission to Moscow 1943

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Character: Racz

No Greater Glory 1934

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Character: Refugee Violinist

The Hairy Ape 1944

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