Luther Adler

Luther Adler

  • Born on
    • May 4th, 1903
  • Died on
    • December 8th, 1984
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He was an American actor best known for his work in theatre, but who also worked in film and television. He also directed plays on Broadway. Adler was born Lutha Adler on May 4, 1903 in New York City. He was one of six children born to Russian Jewish actors Sara and Jacob P. Adler. His father was considered to be one of the founders of the Yiddish theater in America. His siblings also worked in theatre; his sister Stella Adler achieved fame as an actress and drama teacher. His brother Jay also achieved some fame as an actor. Adler's father gave him his first acting job in the Yiddish play, Schmendrick, at the Thalia Theater in Manhattan in 1908; Adler was he 5 years old. His first Broadway plays were The Hand of the Potter in 1921; Humoresque in 1923; Monkey Talks in 1925; Money Business and We Americans in 1926; John in 1927; Red Rust (or Rust) and Street Scene in 1929

Starring Luther Adler on Plex


Acting (18 Credits)

1981Absence of Malice as Santos Malderone
1976Voyage of the Damned as Professor Weiler
1975The Man in the Glass Booth as Presiding Judge
1975Mean Johnny Barrows as Don Racconi
1968The Brotherhood as Dominick Bertolo
1966Cast a Giant Shadow as Jacob Zion
1959The Last Angry Man as Max Vogel
1956Hot Blood as Marco Torino
1955Crashout as Pete Mendoza
1955The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing as Delphin Delmas
1951The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel as Adolf Hitler
1951M as Dan Langley
1950Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye as Keith 'Cherokee' Mandon
1949D.O.A. as Majak
1949House of Strangers as Joe Monetti
1948Wake of the Red Witch as Mayrant Ruysdaal Sidneye
1948The Loves of Carmen as Dancaire
1945Cornered as Marcel Jarnac

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