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Paul Muni

Paul Muni

  • Born on
    • September 22nd, 1895
  • Died on
    • August 25th, 1967
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Paul Muni (born Meshilem Meier Weisenfreund, September 22, 1895 – August 25, 1967) was an Austrian-Hungarian-born American stage and film actor. During the 1930s, he was considered the most prestigious actor at Warner Brothers studios, and one of the rare actors who was given the privilege of choosing which parts he wanted. His acting quality, usually playing a powerful character, such as Scarface, was partly a result of his intense preparation for his parts, often immersing himself in study of the real character's traits and mannerisms. He was also highly skilled in using makeup techniques, a talent he learned from his parents, who were also actors, and from his early years on stage with the Yiddish Theater, in New York. At the age of 12, he played the stage role of an 80-year-old man; in one of his films, Seven Faces, he played seven different characters. He was nominated six times for an Oscar, winning once as Best Actor in The Story of Louis Pasteur. Description above from the Wikipedia article Paul Muni, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Filmography

Acting (14 Credits)

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1959The Last Angry Man as Sam Abelman
1946Angel on My Shoulder as Eddie Kagle/Judge Fredrick Parker
1945Counter-Attack as Alexei Kulkov
1945A Song to Remember as Professeur Joseph Elsner
1942Commandos Strike at Dawn as Eric Toresen
1939Juarez as Benito Pablo Juárez
1937The Good Earth as Wang
1937The Life of Emile Zola as Emile Zola
1936The Story of Louis Pasteur as Louis Pasteur
1935Bordertown as Johnny Ramirez
1935Black Fury as Joe Radek
1934Hi, Nellie as Brad
1932Scarface as Tony 'Scarface' Camonte
1932I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang as James Allen

Himself (1 Credits)

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1943Stage Door Canteen as Himself

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