Oscar Homolka

Actor
Austrian actor whose broad "Brezhnevite" features and Slavic accent were exploited in both comic and villainous roles after he settled in the US in 1936. Memorable as the crusty uncle in "I Remember Mama" (1948).
Born: 08/12/1898 in Austria

Filmography

Actor (31)

Alfred Hitchcock: Sabotage and The Lodger 2014 (Movie)

Mrs. Verloc's Husband (Actor)

One of Our Own 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

The Legendary Curse of the Hope Diamond 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

The Tamarind Seed 1973 (Movie)

General Golitsyn (Actor)

Song of Norway 1969 (Movie)

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The Executioner 1969 (Movie)

Racvosky (Actor)

The Madwoman of Chaillot 1969 (Movie)

The Commissar (Actor)

Assignment to Kill 1968 (Movie)

Inspector Ruff (Actor)

Billion Dollar Brain 1967 (Movie)

Colonel Stock (Actor)

Funeral in Berlin 1966 (Movie)

Colonel Stok (Actor)

The Happening 1966 (Movie)

Sam (Actor)

Joy in the Morning 1964 (Movie)

Stan Pulaski (Actor)

The Long Ships 1963 (Movie)

Krok (Actor)

Boys' Night Out 1962 (Movie)

D Prokosch (Actor)

The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm 1962 (Movie)

The Duke (Actor)

Mr. Sardonicus 1960 (Movie)

Krull (Actor)

The Key 1958 (Movie)

Captain Van Dam (Actor)

The Tempest 1958 (Movie)

Savelic (Actor)

A Farewell to Arms 1957 (Movie)

Dr Emerich (Actor)

War and Peace 1956 (Movie)

General Kutuzov (Actor)

The Seven Year Itch 1955 (Movie)

Dr Brubaker (Actor)

Prisoner of War 1954 (Movie)

Colonel Nikita Biroshilov (Actor)

Ball of Fire 1942 (Movie)

Professor Gurkahoff (Actor)

Mission to Moscow 1942 (Movie)

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Comrade X 1939 (Movie)

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Sabotage 1936 (Movie)

Mrs. Verloc's Husband (Actor)

Anna Lucasta (Movie)

Joe Lucasta (Actor)

Ebb Tide (Movie)

Capt. Therbecke (Actor)

I Remember Mama (Movie)

Uncle Chris (Actor)

Rage in Heaven (Movie)

Dr. Rameau (Actor)

The White Tower (Movie)

Andreas (Actor)

Biography

Austrian actor whose broad "Brezhnevite" features and Slavic accent were exploited in both comic and villainous roles after he settled in the US in 1936. Memorable as the crusty uncle in "I Remember Mama" (1948).

EDUCATION

Royal Dramatic Academy

Milestones

1974

Last film, "The Tamarind Seed"

1937

First US film, "Ebb Tide"

1936

Moved to US

1935

First English-language feature, "Rhodes of Africa"

Moved to England

Began appearing in German films in the late 1920s

Returned to England in the mid-60s

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