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Morris Carnovsky

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Biography

St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Morris Carnovsky was one of the more prominent victims of the Hollywood blacklist, being named as a Communist party member by both Elia Kazan -- the most infamous of the informers who sang before the House Un-American Activities Committee in the era blacklistee Lillian Hellman called the "Scoundrel Time" -- and Sterling Hayden. However, he had been effectively blacklisted -- unofficially banned from appearing in Hollywood films -- since 1950, two years before Kazan sang before HUAC, when Carnovsky himself refused to "name names" before the Committee. Read more...

Actor

Character: Chauffourier Dubieff

Tovarich 1937

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Character: Sixtus Andresen

Edge of Darkness 1943

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Character: Bjorn Bjornson

Our Vines Have Tender Grapes 1945

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Character: Morris Gershwin

Rhapsody in Blue 1945

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Character: Yanko Garcos

Thieves' Highway 1949

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Character: A.R. Lowenthal

The Gambler 1974

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Character: Max Eisenstein

Address Unknown 1944

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Character: Mr. Alfieri

Vu du pont 1962

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