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Kurt Kreuger

German actor

23 July 1916
in MichendorfBrandenburgGermany

12 July 2006

a Swiss-reared German actor. He became a US citizen in 1944. Kreuger once was the third most requested male actor at 20th Century Fox. He starred with, among others, Ingrid Bergman and Humphrey Bogart. In 1943, during the filming of Sahara, Kreuger was almost killed in a dramatic scene because the director almost forgot to say "cut". Kreuger was primarily offered roles in World War II movies as a German officer, prompting him to complain about being typecast as a Nazi. Best known for Sahara (1943) , The dark Corner
(1946), The Enemy below (1957), Unfaithfully Yours (1948). Member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Actors Branch).



as Capt. von Schletow

Cabaret  1943

American M3 tank crew members, stranded in the middle of Sahara desert, find themselves surrounded by German battalion trying to get to the only water supply in the area.


The Enemy Below

as Von Holem

Cabaret  1957

American destroyer detects the German U-Boot. Each of the ships has experienced captain that knows all the tricks - the battle of the wits begins.


What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?

as German Captain

Cabaret  1966

During World War II Lieutenant Christian is given a task of taking over a small village of Valerno in Sicily held by Italian forces, but when he arrives to Valerno the situation gets out of hand.


A Bridge Too Far

as Major General Ludwig

Cabaret  1977

Operation Market-Garden, the daring plan of General Montgomery to break into Germany with help of paratroopers goes wrong. Based on real events.

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