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Curt Lowens

Actor

Born - 17 November 1925, Allenstein, East Prussia (now Poland)
Died - 8 May 2017

Lean, long-headed character actor (born Kurt Lowenstein), a holocaust survivor and, subsequently, rescuer, who found a new home in America, where he trained as an actor. From the late 1950s, he began appearing on stage and TV, subsequently playing character roles in dozens of films: Two Women (1960), Francis of Assisi (1961), Barabbas (1962), Il Processo di Verona (1963), Torn Curtain (1966), Tobruk (1967), The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969), The Mephisto Waltz (1971), Trader Horn (1973), The Hindenberg (1975), The Other Side of Midnight (1977), Missile X (1979), Firefox (1982), To Be or Not to Be (1983), Private War (1987), Night Children (1989), Paid to Kill (1991), Necronomicon (1993), Aurora: Operation Intercept (1995), River Made to Drown In (1997), The Cutter (2005), Angels & Demons (2009) and She Wants Me (2012), his last.