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Peter Lorre

1904 - 1964

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Peter Lorre (German: [ˈpεtɐ 'lɔʁə]; born László Löwenstein, pronounced [ˈlaːsloːˈløːvɛ(n)ʃtɒjn]; June 26, 1904 – March 23, 1964) was a Hungarian and American actor, first in Europe and later in the United States. He began his stage career in Vienna, in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, before moving to Germany where he worked first on the stage, then in film in Berlin in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Lorre has received more than 4,336,671 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia. Peter Lorre is the 785th most popular actor (up from 830th in 2019), the 119th most popular biography from Hungary (up from 127th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Hungarian Actor.

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Among actors, Peter Lorre ranks 785 out of 9,996Before him are Robin Wright, Frank Langella, Kathryn Joosten, Jean-Claude Brialy, Helen Hunt, and Tom Skerritt. After him are Orlando Bloom, Tyrone Power, Joseph Cotten, Sylva Koscina, Eric Roberts, and Danny Aiello.

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Among people born in 1904, Peter Lorre ranks 55Before him are Héctor Castro, Moshé Feldenkrais, Gerhard Herzberg, Donald O. Hebb, Serge Lifar, and Otto Robert Frisch. After him are Ernst-Günther Schenck, Leopold Trepper, George Stevens, Charles J. Pedersen, Elyesa Bazna, and Arshile Gorky. Among people deceased in 1964, Peter Lorre ranks 36Before him are Hans von Euler-Chelpin, Cole Porter, Sam Cooke, Douglas McGregor, Maurice Thorez, and Paulino Alcántara. After him are Heinrich Neuhaus, Alan Ladd, Mikhail Larionov, J. B. S. Haldane, August Sander, and Werner Kempf.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Peter Lorre ranks 119 out of 866Before him are Cornel Wilde (1912), Saint Emeric of Hungary (1000), Ephraim Kishon (1924), John Harsanyi (1920), István Tisza (1861), and George II Rákóczi (1621). After him are Bayan I (600), Judit Polgár (1976), Miklós Rózsa (1907), Max Nordau (1849), Aurel Stein (1862), and Imi Lichtenfeld (1910).

Among ACTORS In Hungary

Among actors born in Hungary, Peter Lorre ranks 3Before him are Zsa Zsa Gabor (1917) and Cornel Wilde (1912). After him are Michu Meszaros (1939), Paul Lukas (1894), Marta Eggerth (1912), Mickey Hargitay (1926), Julio Baghy (1891), Vilma Bánky (1901), Eva Gabor (1919), Eva Bartok (1927), and Catherine Schell (1944).

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