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Curd Jürgens

Film + Stage and Tv Actor
Male
Born Dec 13, 1915
Hometown Kingdom of Bavaria
Died Jun 18, 1982
Other Names Jürgens, Curd Gus...

Curd Gustav Andreas Gottlieb Franz Jürgens was a German-Austrian stage and film actor. He was usually billed in English-speaking films as Curt Jurgens.

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CHILDHOOD

1915 Birth Jürgens was born on 13 December 1915 in the Munich borough of Solln, Kingdom of Bavaria, German Empire. … Read More

TWENTIES

1944 28 Years Old Jürgens was critical of the Nazis in his native Germany. In 1944, he was sent to a concentration camp in Hungary as a "political unreliable". … Read More

FORTIES

1956 40 Years Old Like many multilingual German-speaking actors, Jürgens went on to play soldiers in innumerable war films. Notable performances in this vein include a meditative officer in the epic The Longest Day. His breakthrough screen role came in Des Teufels General (1955, The Devil's General) and he came to Hollywood following his appearance in the sensational 1956 Roger Vadim directed French film Et Dieu... créa la femme (And God Created Woman) starring Brigitte Bardot.
1957 41 Years Old In 1957, Jürgens made his first Hollywood film, The Enemy Below, where he portrayed a German U-boat commander. … Read More

FIFTIES

1974 58 Years Old He played Chancellor Otto von Bismarck in several episodes of the 1974 BBC TV series Fall of Eagles.

LATE ADULTHOOD

1976 60 Years Old Showing his sense of humour, he titled his 1976 autobiography … und kein bißchen weise (And not a Bit Wise).
1982 66 Years Old 1 More Event
He appeared as General Vladimir in the BBC TV series Smiley's People in 1982. … Read More
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