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Hugo Haas

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Biography

Brünn, Moravia, Austria-Hungary [now Brno, Czech Republic]
A portly, somewhat grubby and bohemian-looking character star, Hugo Haas was one of the most celebrated Czech actors back in the 30s, a comic star who only grew in stature as he delved creatively into writing, directing and producing. The Nazi invasion forced him to leave his beloved country and come to the United States. Like a fish out of water, he had to start small. Beginning as an announcer on US broadcasts to the Eastern Europe underground, he also offered his talents as a narrator of propaganda films. Read more...

Actor

Character: Owner of the 'Bucket of Blood'

The Princess and the Pirate 1944

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Character: Balkan King

Mrs. Parkington 1944

8
Character: Domino / Constantine

Strange Affair 1944

1
Character: Father Pensovecchio

A Bell for Adano 1945

1
Character: Marko Poli

Dakota 1945

1
Character: Angus, Evans' butler

Holiday in Mexico 1946

19
Character: Maximino Contreras

Fiesta 1947

6
Character: Von Strutt - Director

Merton of the Movies 1947

6
Character: Gen. Paul De Marchand

The Fighting Kentuckian 1949

2
Character: Marko

Bait 1954

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2
Character: Gus Hilmer / Twin Brother

Hit and Run 1957

1
Character: Jan 'Hunky' Horak

Pickup 1951

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Character: Josef Dostál, beggar-millionaire

Svet kde se zebrá 1938

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Character: Antonin Heidrich

The Ford Television Theatre 1952

0
Character: Omar

Casbah 1948

4
Character: Christopher Ludwick

Telephone Time 1956

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Character: Van Brun aka Smith

King Solomon's Mines 1950

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Character: Anton Urbenin

Summer Storm 1944

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Character: Mayor Quidoc

What Next, Corporal Hargrove? 1945

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Directing

Character: Marko

Bait 1954

1
2
Character: Gus Hilmer / Twin Brother

Hit and Run 1957

1
Character: Jan 'Hunky' Horak

Pickup 1951

0
Character: Christopher Ludwick

Telephone Time 1956

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Writing

Character: Marko

Bait 1954

1
Character: Gus Hilmer / Twin Brother

Hit and Run 1957

1
Character: Jan 'Hunky' Horak

Pickup 1951

0
Character: Josef Dostál, beggar-millionaire

Svet kde se zebrá 1938

0