Igo Sym

Austrian Actor
Born Jul 3, 1896

Karol Juliusz "Igo" Sym was an Austrian-born Polish actor and collaborator with Nazi Germany. He was killed in Warsaw by members of the Polish resistance movement.

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1896 Birth Born on July 3, 1896.


1921 25 Years Old After the war, he served in the Polish Armed Forces infantry in the rank of a First Lieutenant, until in 1921 he took up the job of a bank attorney.
1925 29 Years Old Sym's movie debut took place in 1925, in a film called Vampires of Warsaw (of which no copy is known to exist). … Read More


1927 31 Years Old In 1927 he left for Vienna, where he signed a contract with the Sascha-Film production company. … Read More


1939 43 Years Old 1 More Event
After the Invasion of Poland starting on 1 September 1939, Sym stayed in German-occupied Warsaw. … Read More
When Roman Niewiarowicz informed the ZWZ that Sym would leave for Vienna on March 8, 1941, the resistance decided to kill the collaborator before that date. … Read More
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