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Turhan Bey (Turhan Gilbert Selahattin Sahultavy)

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Biography

Vienna, Austria
Popular leading man in 1940's Hollywood who, with his suave demeanor, exotically handsome looks and well-modulated voice, was first called upon to portray mysterious or villainous characters. Soon he would be teamed with other "exotics" (e.g. Maria Montez and Sabu) in a series of escapist adventures, filmed in glorious Technicolor and set in lands of fable, which proved most popular with movie audiences of the World War II years. But with the end of the war, his career (like that of Montez) would decline. He ultimately returned to his city of birth to pursue opportunities in commercial photography. Read more...

Actor

Character: Mr. Yuchau

Burma Convoy 1941

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Character: Eric Iverson

The Mad Ghoul 1943

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Character: Lao Er Tan - Middle Son

Dragon Seed 1944

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Character: Ted Barrie

Bowery to Broadway 1944

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Character: Herua

Sudan 1945

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Character: Dude Forante

Frisco Sal 1945

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Character: David Gelleo

Out of the Blue 1947

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Character: Igor Vostovich

Healer 1994

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Character: Himself

Universal Horror 1998

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