Peter Lorre

Film Director / Character Actor / Screenwriter / Actor | * 06/26/1904 († 59, 03/23/1964) | Rózsahegy (now Ružomberok), Austria-Hungary (now Slovakia)
Peter Lorre (born László Löwenstein; June 26, 1904 – March 23, 1964) was a Hungarian-American actor. 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 Weimar Republic-era film M (1931), directed by Fritz Lang, in which he portrayed a serial killer who preys on little girls. Of Jewish descent, Lorre left Germany when Adolf Hitler came to power. His second English-language film, following the Multiple-language version of M (1931), was Alfred Hitchcock's The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934) Made in Grea... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Crime | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Peter Lorre

German Film Award Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Movies with Peter Lorre as Actor(96)

as Himself (archive footage)2009 Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood
as Mr. Jekyll (archive footage)2007 Terror in the Pharaoh's Tomb
as Himself (archive footage)2007 Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman
as Various Roles (Archive Footage)2001 Heroes of Horror
as Himself (archive footage)1996 Peter Lorre: The Master of Menace
as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)1989 John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick
as Self (Archive Footage)1984 Peter Lorre - The Double Face
as Self (archival footage)1968 The Movie Orgy
as Hans Beckert (archive footage)1967 The Dinosaur and the Baby
as Felix Gillie1964 The Comedy of Terrors
as Morgan Heywood1964 The Patsy
as Mr. Strangdour1964 Muscle Beach Party
as Dr. Adolphus Bedlo1963 The Raven
as Montresor1962 Tales of Terror
as Comm. Lucius Emery1961 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
as Smiley1960 Scent of Mystery
as Skeeter1959 The Big Circus
as Lamoret1957 Hell Ship Mutiny
as Brankov, Commisar1957 Silk Stockings
as Abdul1957 The Sad Sack
as Kurt Bergner1957 The Buster Keaton Story
as Pete Zavras1957 The Last Tycoon
as Colonel John Miguel Orlando Arragas1956 Congo Crossing
as Peter Lorre (uncredited)1956 Meet Me in Las Vegas
as Le Chiffre1954 Casino Royale
as Julius O'Hara1953 Beat the Devil
as Dr. Karl Rothe, alias Dr. Karl Neumeister1951 The Lost One
as Paynter1950 Double Confession
as Nick Dramoshag1950 Quicksand
as Toady1949 Rope of Sand
as Slimane1948 Casbah
as Kismet1947 My Favorite Brunette
as Hilary Cummins1947 The Beast with Five Fingers
as Johnny West1946 Three Strangers
as Marko1946 Black Angel
as Gino1946 The Chase
as Victor Emmric1946 The Verdict
as Johannes Koenig1945 Hotel Berlin
as Contreras1945 Confidential Agent
as Cornelius Leyden1944 The Mask of Dimitrios
as Dr. Einstein1944 Arsenic and Old Lace
as Jan Bernazsky1944 The Conspirators
as himself1944 Hollywood Canteen
as Marius1944 Passage to Marseille
as Fritz Bercovy1943 The Constant Nymph
as Sergeant Berger1943 The Cross of Lorraine
as Nikolai Zaleshoff1943 Background to Danger
as Ugarte1942 Casablanca
as Dr. Arthur Lorentz1942 The Boogie Man Will Get You
as Baron Ikito1942 Invisible Agent
as Paul Hyde1941 Mr. District Attorney
as Captain Chang1941 They Met in Bombay
as Joel Cairo1941 The Maltese Falcon
as Janos 'Johnny' Szabo1941 The Face Behind the Mask
as (archive footage)1940 The Eternal Jew
as The Stranger1940 Stranger on the Third Floor
as Stephen Danel1940 Island of Doomed Men
as Professor Karl Fenninger1940 You'll Find Out
as M'sieu Pig1940 Strange Cargo
as Kentaro Moto1939 Mr. Moto in Danger Island
as Mr. Kentaro Moto1939 Mr. Moto's Last Warning
as Mr. Moto1938 Mr. Moto Takes a Chance
as Louie 'The Dope' Monteau1938 I'll Give a Million
as Mr. Moto1938 Mysterious Mr. Moto
as Kentaro Moto1938 Mr. Moto's Gamble
as Professor Sturm1937 Nancy Steele Is Missing!
as Maj. Sigfried Gruning1937 Lancer Spy
as Kentaro Moto1937 Think Fast, Mr. Moto
as Mr. Moto1937 Thank You, Mr. Moto
as Colonel Gimpy1936 Crack-Up
as Der „General“1936 Secret Agent
as Doctor Gogol1935 Mad Love
as Roderick Raskolnikov1935 Crime and Punishment
as Beggar1933 High and Low
as Otto Fuessli1933 What Women Dream
as Henry Pless1933 The Oil Sharks
as Henry Pless1933 Unsichtbare Gegner
as Bildreporter Johnny1932 F.P.1 Doesn't Answer
as The Hunchback1932 Stupéfiants
as Hunchback1932 The White Demon
as Redakteur Stix1931 Die Koffer des Herrn O.F.
as Pawlitschek1931 Bombs Over Monte Carlo
as Hans Beckert1931 M

TV Shows/Series with Peter Lorre as Actor(16)

as himself1962 The Merv Griffin Show
1959 Rawhide
as The Gypsy1958 77 Sunset Strip
as Tomas Salgado / Carlos1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents
as Abbott / The General (archive footage) (uncredited)1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents
1954 Climax!
as Le Chiffre1954 Climax!
as himself1950 The Jack Benny Program
as Self - Mystery Guest1950 What's My Line?

Movies with Peter Lorre as Crew(2)

Directing/Director1951 The Lost One
Writing/Writer1951 The Lost One

Born: Sunday, 06/26 1904 (June) in Rózsahegy (now Ružomberok), Austria-Hungary (now Slovakia)
Died: Monday, 03/23 1964 (March) in Los Angeles (aged: 59)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: German (DE), English (EN)
Employer: Warner Bros.
Spouses (current/former): Kaaren Verne, Celia Lovsky, Annemarie Brenning
Other names for Peter Lorre (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"László Löwenstein"
"Пітер Лорре"
"Петер Лорре"
"Πίτερ Λόρε"
"Питър Лори"
"Pīters Lorre"
Peter Lorre frequently works together with these people:
Norman Foster (13x, Crew)
Irwin Allen (13x, Crew)
Jack L. Warner (11x, Crew)
Sydney Greenstreet (10x, Actor)
Humphrey Bogart (9x, Actor)
John Carradine (9x, Actor)
James Gregory (9x, Actor)
Warren Stevens (9x, Actor)
Vincent Price (8x, Actor)
Paul Langton (8x, Actor)
John Huston (8x, Actor)
Nina Foch (8x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2634, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/07/2021