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Oskar Werner (Oskar Josef Bschließmayer)

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Biography

Vienna, Austria
This remote, rather morose and, as a result, intriguing Viennese talent was born in 1922, not far from the birthplace of "Waltz King" Johann Strauss, and christened Oskar Josef Bschließmayer. His parents divorced when he was fairly young. While growing up in school, performing in plays aroused a deep desire to act. As a teenager, he was further tempted when his uncle managed to find him some unbilled roles in a couple of German and Austrian war-era films.

He decided to drop out of high school in order to pursue acting roles. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Dr. Wilhelm Schumann

Ship of Fools 1965

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Character: Harold Van Wick

Columbo 1971

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Character: Cpl. Karl Maurer aka Happy

Decision Before Dawn 1951

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Character: Fr. David Telemond

The Shoes of the Fisherman 1968

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Character: Professor Egon Kreisler

Voyage of the Damned 1976

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Character: Guy Montag

Fahrenheit 451 1966

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Character: Hermann Alt

Der Engel mit der Posaune 1948

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Character: Himself

Meine Schwester Maria 2002

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Character: Stefan Zelter

Interlude 1968

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Character: Himself

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