Esmond, Carl, 1904-2004

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Willy Eichberger (1905-2004) began his acting career in Austria, where he was born. He fled to England in 1933 to escape the persecution of Jews by the the Nazis and began a new career under the name Carl Esmond. His first Hollyword film was "The Dawn Patrol" (1938). During the war years, he often played Nazis and other villains. In the 1950s he moved into television, where he was a frequent guest star. His final movie role was "Morituri" (1965).

From the description of Willy Eichberger papers, 1937-2004. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 184905189

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creatorOf Esmond, Carl, 1904-2004. Willy Eichberger papers, 1937-2004. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
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creatorOf Esmond, Carl. Letters : to Laurence Housman, [ca. 1937]. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
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Birth 1902-06-14

Death 2004-12-04

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