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PAUL HENREID BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:

Paul Henreid was born on January 10th, 1908 in Trieste, Austria-Hungary which is now considered a part of Italy.  He was born with the birth name, Paul Georg Julius Hernreid Ritter von Wassel-Waldingau.  His father was Baron Carl Alphons an investment banker and his mother was Marie Luise von Henreid.  He was raised in Vienna and graduated in 1927 from Maria Theresa Academy.  

Henreid then went on to graduate from the Institute of Graphic Arts and found a job working as a translator and a book designer.  In his off hours at night he was studying acting.  He was introduced to a famous director, Max Reinhardt through his employer, Otto Preminger and was signed to an acting contract.
 
He began his career working as a stage actor at the Reinhardt Theatre in a production of "Faust" (1933) which followed with a couple other stage productions and even work on an a number of Austrian films.  Soon he relocated to live in London and work the stage arena there in such productions as "Victoria the Great" (1935).
 
As his career progressed he moved on to do more film work in such features as "Goodbye" (1939), "Madman of Europe" and "Night Train" (both 1940).  Making his way to the United States, he established citizenship within his first year and began working on Broadway productions such as, "Flight to the West" and soon was even working on radio.  

In 1941, RKO Pictures offered him a film contract and he worked on such films as "Joan of Paris" (1942), "Casablanca" (1942) starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre and Sydney Greenstreet, for which he is most remembered for "In Our Time" (1944), "The Spanish Main" (1945), "Rope of Sand" (1949) and "The Thief of Damascus" (1952).

As film roles began to become less available to him he decided to pursue another aspect of the entertainment industry working as a film and television director.  He directed such series as "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" (1964), "Dead Ringers" (1964), "Bracken's World" (1969-1970) "Climax!" (1954-1955) and "The Man in the City" (1971) amongst others.

Henreid married only once in 1936 to Elizabeth Camilla Julia Gluck and they had two children together and remained married until he passed away from pneumonia on March 29th, 1992 in Santa Monica, California.  He is interred at Woodlawn Cemetery in Santa Monica, California and was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for television and film contributions.
 

Filmography

1977 Exorcist II: The Heretic
1975 Death Among Friends
1971 The Failing of Raymond
1970 Paris 7000
1969 The Madwoman of Chaillot
1969 Judd for the Defense
1969 It Takes a Thief
1965 Operation Crossbow
1962 The 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse
1960 The Aquanauts
1959 Never So Few
1959 Holiday for Lovers
1958 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre
1957 Schlitz Playhouse
1957 Ten Thousand Bedrooms
1957 Playhouse 90
1953-1957 The Ford Television Theatre
1956 A Woman's Devotion
1956 Meet Me in Las Vegas
1955 Celebrity Playhouse
1955 Climax!
1955 Pirates of Tripoli
1954 Deep in My Heart
1954 Cabaret
1953 Siren of Bagdad
1953 Man in Hiding
1952 Dans la vie tout s'arrange
1952 Stolen Face
1952 Thief of Damascus
1952 For Men Only
1951 Pardon My French
1950 Last of the Buccaneers
1950 So Young So Bad
1949 Rope of Sand
1948 Hollow Triumph
1947 Song of Love
1946 Deception
1946 Of Human Bondage
1946 Devotion
1945 The Spanish Main
1944 Hollywood Canteen
1944 The Conspirators 
1944 Between Two Worlds 
1944 In Our Time
1942 Casablanca 
1942 Now, Voyager 
1942 Joan of Paris 
1940 Night Train to Munich 
1940 Mad Men of Europe
1940 Under Your Hat 
1939 Goodbye, Mr. Chips
1937 Victoria the Great
1935 ...nur ein Komödiant
1935 Eva, the Factory Girl
1934 High School
1933 Love in Morocco 
1933 Dawn  





Matinee Classics - Never So Few starring Frank Sinatra, Gina Lollobrigida, Peter Lawford, Steve McQueen, Richard Johnson, Paul Henreid, Brian Donlevy, Dean Jones, Charles Bronson, Philip Ahn and George Takei
Matinee Classics - Never So Few starring Frank Sinatra, Gina Lollobrigida, Peter Lawford, Steve McQueen, Richard Johnson, Paul Henreid, Brian Donlevy, Dean Jones, Charles Bronson, Philip Ahn and George Takei
Matinee Classics - Never So Few starring Frank Sinatra, Gina Lollobrigida, Peter Lawford, Steve McQueen, Richard Johnson, Paul Henreid, Brian Donlevy, Dean Jones, Charles Bronson, Philip Ahn and George Takei
Matinee Classics - Thief of Damascus starring Paul Henreid, John Sutton, Jeff Donnell, Lon Chaney Jr., Elena Verdugo, Helen Gilbert, Robert Clary, Edward Colmans, Nelson Leigh and Philip Van Zandt
Matinee Classics - Pirates of Tripoli starring Paul Henreid, Patricia Medina, Paul Newlan,John Miljan, Mark Hanna, Jean Del Val, Lilian Bond, Mel Welles, Louis Mercier, Karl 'Killer' Davis and Maralou Gray
Matinee Classics - Pirates of Tripoli starring Paul Henreid, Patricia Medina, Paul Newlan,John Miljan, Mark Hanna, Jean Del Val, Lilian Bond, Mel Welles, Louis Mercier, Karl 'Killer' Davis and Maralou Gray


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