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Walter Slezak (Walter Leo Slezak)

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Biography

Vienna, Austria-Hungary [now Austria]
Tall, portly Viennese character actor Walter Slezak simultaneously pursued two different careers after his arrival in America in 1930: one, as a star of musical comedy on the stage, and another, as a portrayer of villains, impish rogues or pompous buffoons on screen. Born of a musical family in May 1902, son of famous opera star Leo Slezak, Walter studied medicine but quickly lost interest. For a while, he held a position working in a bank. Read more...

Actor

Character: Baron Franz Von Luber

Once Upon a Honeymoon 1942

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Character: Major Erich von Keller

This Land Is Mine 1943

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Character: Joe Gribble

Step Lively 1944

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Character: Dimitrioff

Salome Where She Danced 1945

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Character: Prof. Barker

People Will Talk 1951

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Character: August Tantinnin

Call Me Madam 1953

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Character: Papa Vittorio Martelli

Ten Thousand Bedrooms 1957

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Character: Dennis

I Spy 1965

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Character: Emil Kronsteidt

The Loretta Young Show 1953

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Character: Dr. Christian Skaas

The Fallen Sparrow 1943

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Character: Emil Markheim

The 20th Century-Fox Hour 1955

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Character: Himself - Guest Panelist

Stump the Stars 1947

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Character: Oskar Pauker

77 Sunset Strip 1958

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Character: Henri Charpentier

Telephone Time 1956

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Character: Dr. Max Jurgens

Dr. Kildare 1961

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Character: Major Paul Petkoff

Omnibus 1952

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Character: Dr. Potterton

Suspense 1949

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Character: Maurice Clavell

Come September 1961

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Character: Actor 'The Inspector General'

Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter 1982

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