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Oskar Homolka

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Biography

Vienna, Austria-Hungary [now Austria]
Because of his heavy generically "European" accent and Slavic-sounding surname (not an uncommon one among Czechs or Slovaks), many people assumed Oscar Homolka was Eastern European or Russian. In fact, he was born in Vienna (then Austria-Hungary), the multicultural capital of a large multi-ethnic empire at the time. It was there he began his successful stage career, which eventually led him to Hollywood. Homolka was one of the many Austrian and specifically Viennese actors (many of them Jewish) who fled Europe for the U.S. with the rise to power of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Antro

Seven Sinners 1940

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Character: Vasiliev

Comrade X 1940

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Character: Prof. Gurkakoff

Ball of Fire 1941

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Character: Maxim Litvinov, Foreign Minister

Mission to Moscow 1943

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Character: Dr. Prokosch

Boys' Night Out 1962

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Character: Stan Pulaski

Joy in the Morning 1965

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Character: Col. Stok

Billion Dollar Brain 1967

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Character: Gen. Golitsyn

The Tamarind Seed 1974

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Character: Christy Christakos

Climax! 1954

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Character: Janek Cybowski

Burke's Law 1963

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Character: Dr. Max Gottlieb

The DuPont Show of the Month 1957

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Character: Tomas Medina-Colon

The DuPont Show of the Week 1961

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Character: Pierre Jacquelin

Thriller 1960

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Character: Dr. Emerich

A Farewell to Arms 1957

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Character: Capt. Van Dam

The Key 1958

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Character: Savelic

Tempest 1958

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Character: Pozega

Hazel 1961

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