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John Wengraf

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Biography

Vienna, Austria-Hungary
A great number of Austrian and German actors were forced to flee their homeland during the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazis in the late 1930s only to find themselves smack dab in Hollywood pictures playing thoroughly nefarious Gestapo commanders. Viennese performer John Wengraf was one such actor. Born in 1897, his father was a theatre critic whose occupation obviously encouraged John's early interest in performing. His acting career began on the repertory stage in 1920, eventually becoming a member of the Vienna Volkstheater. Read more...

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Character: Concentration Camp Physician

Night Train to Munich 1940

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Character: Commander Deutschland

Convoy 1940

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Character: Maj. Von Falken

Sahara 1943

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Character: Polish Ambassador Grzybowski

Mission to Moscow 1943

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Character: Rudolph Kruger

Strange Affair 1944

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Character: Joseph - Butler

The Razor's Edge 1946

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Character: Count Franz Von Papen

5 Fingers 1952

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Character: Ronchin

Call Me Madam 1953

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Character: Lukats

Tropic Zone 1953

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Character: Commodore Renard

The French Line 1954

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Character: Dr. Tabor

The Racers 1955

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Character: Prof. Zimmelman

Never Say Goodbye 1956

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Character: Mr. Horvat

Valerie 1957

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Character: Dr. Karl Wieck

Judgment at Nuremberg 1961

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Character: Gus Kleeber

The Untouchables 1959

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Character: Drozhin

The Rogues 1964

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Character: Abbot John

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. 1964

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Character: Victor Waingraft

Make Room for Daddy 1953

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Character: Overkamp

The Seventh Cross 1944

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Character: Max Eberhard

77 Sunset Strip 1958

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Character: Denoir

Four Star Playhouse 1952

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Character: Baron Von Weizsaker

You Are There 1953

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Character: Col. Schuman

Hell and High Water 1954

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Character: Dr. Hans Kleinemann

The Time Tunnel 1966

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