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Lionel Royce (Leon Moriz Reiss)

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Biography

Dolina, Galicia, Austria-Hungary [now Dolyna, Ukraine]
Acted extensively in German theatre in 1930's until driven out by demonstrators due to being Jewish. Returned to theatre pretending to be German farmer, Nazi press competed to heap praise on him. Eventually he was betrayed by a former colleague (though an actor in the same production also recognised him but kept silent). He then continued working in Vienna until the Anschluss after which he moved to the US. He was married to German Actress Agnes Straub. Read more...

Actor

Character: 'Dutch' Myers

6,000 Enemies 1939

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Character: Dr. Rudolph Grosser

Charlie Chan in Panama 1940

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Character: Monsieur Lebec

Road to Zanzibar 1941

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Character: Concentration Camp Captain

Underground 1941

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Character: Marshall Mocha

Once Upon a Honeymoon 1942

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Character: Officer at Border

Above Suspicion 1943

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Character: German Q-Boat Commander

Crash Dive 1943

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Character: Mr. Hanneman

December 7th 1943

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Character: Pyotr Tchaikovsky

Heavenly Music 1943

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Character: German

Gilda 1946

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Character: Gen. von Ehrhardt

Nurse Edith Cavell 1939

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Character: Barnekrogg

So Ends Our Night 1941

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Character: Karl Anders

The Seventh Cross 1944

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