Paul Lukas

Born May 26, 1891

Paul Lukas was an Austrian-Hungarian-born actor.

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1891 Birth Born on May 26, 1891.


1916 25 Years Old Lukas made his stage debut in Budapest in 1916 and his film debut in 1917. … Read More


1927 36 Years Old He arrived in Hollywood in 1927, and became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1937. … Read More


1941 50 Years Old His major film success came in Watch on the Rhine (1943), where he played a man working against the Nazis, a role he originated in the Broadway premiere of the play of the same name in 1941. … Read More
1943 52 Years Old Also in 1943, he guest starred as the eponymous character in an episode of the radio program Suspense, "Mr. Markham, Antique Dealer". … Read More
1950 59 Years Old The remainder of his career moved from Hollywood to the stage to television. His only singing role was as Cosmo Constantine in the original 1950 Broadway stage version of Irving Berlin's Call Me Madam, opposite Ethel Merman (although he is heard singing a song in the 1933 film Little Women, displaying a pleasant voice).


1971 80 Years Old He died August 15, 1971, in Tangier, Morocco, reportedly while searching for a place to spend his retirement years. … Read More
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