Peter Lorre

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 68
Peter Lorre was a Hungarian-American character actor of Jewish descent. Lorre began his stage career in Vienna before moving to Germany where he worked first on the stage, then in film in Berlin in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Lorre caused an international sensation in the German film M (1931), directed by Fritz Lang, in which he portrayed a serial... read more

Peter Lorre was a Hungarian-American character actor of Jewish descent. Lorre began his stage career in Vienna before moving to Germany where he worked first on the stage, then in film in Berlin in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Lorre caused an international sensation in the German film M (1931), directed by Fritz Lang, in which he portrayed a serial killer who preys on little girls.

Birth Name

László Löwenstein

Born

Sunday, 26 June 1904

Died

Monday, 23 March 1964

Actor Filmography

From Caligari to Hitler: German Cinema in the Age of the Masses Himself (archive footage) 2015
Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood Himself (archive footage) 2009
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Dr. Adolphus Bedlo / Montresor 2007
Terror in the Pharaoh's Tomb Mr. Jekyll (archive footage) 2007
Prisoner of Paradise Himself (archive footage) 2002
Heroes of Horror Various Roles (Archive Footage) 2001
Bogart: The Untold Story 1997
It's Alive: The True Story of Frankenstein (archive footage) 1994
John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick Himself (archive footage) 1989
American Masters (archive footage) 1986
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Actor Filmography

From Caligari to Hitler: German Cinema in the Age of the Masses Himself (archive footage) 2015
Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood Himself (archive footage) 2009
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Dr. Adolphus Bedlo / Montresor 2007
Terror in the Pharaoh's Tomb Mr. Jekyll (archive footage) 2007
Prisoner of Paradise Himself (archive footage) 2002
Heroes of Horror Various Roles (Archive Footage) 2001
Bogart: The Untold Story 1997
It's Alive: The True Story of Frankenstein (archive footage) 1994
John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick Himself (archive footage) 1989
American Masters (archive footage) 1986
The Patsy Morgan Heywood 1964
Muscle Beach Party Mr. Strangdour 1964
The Comedy Of Terrors Felix Gillie 1963
Kraft Suspense Theatre Frederick Bergen 1963
Hollywood and the Stars Dr. Adolphus Bedlo, Joel Cairo (clip from The Maltese Falcon (1941)) (archive footage) 1963
The Raven Dr. Adolphus Bedlo 1963
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest 1962
Five Weeks in a Balloon Ahmed 1962
Tales Of Terror Montresor (segment "The Black Cat") 1962
The Gertrude Berg Show Professor Kestner 1961
The DuPont Show of the Week Archie Lefferts 1961
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Comm. Lucius Emery 1961
Route 66 Peter Lorre 1960
The Best of the Post Baron 1960
Here's Hollywood Himself 1960
Checkmate Alonzo Pace Graham 1960
Scent of Mystery Smiley 1960
Five Fingers The Colonel 1959
The Big Circus Skeeter 1959
Rawhide Victor Laurier 1959
77 Sunset Strip The Gypsy 1958
The Milton Berle Show Guest 1958
Hell Ship Mutiny Lamoret 1957
The Sad Sack Abdul 1957
The Story of Mankind Nero 1957
Wagon Train Alexander Portlass 1957
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself 1957
Silk Stockings Brankov 1957
The Buster Keaton Story Kurt Bergner 1957
Around The World In 80 Days Japanese Steward - S.S. Carnatic 1956
Playhouse 90 Café Owner, Dr. Ostrow, Karp, Pete Zavras, Tenzing 1956
Congo Crossing Dr. Leopold Gorman 1956
Meet Me In Las Vegas Peter Lorre (uncredited) 1956
The 20th Century-Fox Hour Moyzisch 1955
Screen Directors Playhouse Willy 1955
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Carlos, Tomas Salgado 1955
The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater Ambrose Dodson 1955
The Star and the Story Inspector Andre Mondeau 1955
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Conseil 1954
The Magical World of Disney Himself, Conseil 1954
Producers' Showcase Poffy 1954
Climax! Benny Kellerman, Le Chiffre, Mr. Ho, Mr. Vorhees, Normie 1954
The George Gobel Show Himself 1954
Studio 57 Heitzer, Mr. Grover 1954
The Best of Broadway Dr. Herman Einstein 1954
Beat The Devil Julius O'Hara 1953
The United States Steel Hour 1953
The Dave Garroway Show Himself 1953
Schlitz Playhouse 1951
The Red Skelton Hour Boris - Chief Spy, Himself, King Zurium, Mad Scientist, Mysterious Man, Phantom of the Ballet, Small Boy 1951
The Jack Benny Program Himself 1950
All Star Revue Himself 1950
Lux Video Theatre Richard Pratt 1950
The Paul Winchell Show Himself 1950
Double Confession Paynter 1950
Quicksand Nick 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Mystery Guest 1950
Rope of Sand Toady 1949
Cavalcade of Stars Himself - Actor 1949
Suspense 1949
The Ed Sullivan Show Himself 1948
The Milton Berle Show Himself - Actor 1948
We, the People Himself - Actor 1948
Casbah Slimane 1948
My Favorite Brunette Kismet 1947
The Beast With Five Fingers Hilary Cummins 1947
The Verdict Victor Emmric 1946
The Chase Gino 1946
Black Angel Marko 1946
Three Strangers Johnny West 1946
Confidential Agent Contreras 1945
Hotel Berlin Johannes Koenig 1945
Hollywood Canteen Peter Lorre 1944
The Conspirators Jan Bernazsky 1944
Arsenic and Old Lace Dr. Einstein 1944
The Mask of Dimitrios Cornelius Leyden 1944
Passage To Marseille Marius 1944
The Cross of Lorraine Sergeant Berger 1943
Background To Danger Nikolai Zaleshoff 1943
The Constant Nymph Fritz Bercovy 1943
How to Operate Behind Enemy Lines Secret Agent 1943
Casablanca Ugarte 1942
The Boogie Man Will Get You Dr. Arthur Lorencz 1942
Invisible Agent Baron Ikito 1942
All Through The Night Pepi 1942
The Maltese Falcon Joel Cairo 1941
They Met In Bombay Captain Chang 1941
Mr. District Attorney Paul Hyde 1941
The Face Behind the Mask Janos 'Johnny' Szabo 1941
The Eternal Jew Hans Beckert (archive footage) 1940
You'll Find Out Karl Fenninger 1940
Stranger on the Third Floor The Stranger 1940
Island of Doomed Men Stephen Danel 1940
I Was An Adventuress Polo 1940
Strange Cargo M'sieu Pig 1940
Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation Mr. Moto 1939
Mr. Moto in Danger Island Mr. Moto 1939
Mr. Moto's Last Warning Mr. Moto 1939
Mysterious Mr. Moto Mr. Moto 1938
I'll Give a Million Louie 'The Dope' Monteau 1938
Mr. Moto Takes a Chance Mr. Moto 1938
Mr. Moto's Gamble Mr. Moto 1938
Thank You, Mr. Moto Mr. Moto 1937
Lancer Spy Maj. Sigfried Gruning 1937
Think Fast, Mr. Moto Mr. Moto 1937
Nancy Steele Is Missing! Prof. Sturm 1937
Crack-Up Colonel Gimpy 1936
Secret Agent The General 1936
Crime and Punishment Roderick Raskolnikov 1935
Mad Love Doctor Gogol 1935
The Man Who Knew Too Much Abbott 1934
Unsichtbare Gegner Henry Pless 1933
Was Frauen träumen Otto Fuessli 1933
F.P.1 Doesn't Answer Bildreporter Johnny 1932
Stupéfiants The Hunchback 1932
Dope Hunchback 1932
Fünf von der Jazzband Car thief 1932
Die Koffer des Herrn O.F. Redakteur Stix 1931
Bombs Over Monte Carlo Pawlitschek 1931
M Hans Beckert 1931
The White Devil 1930
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