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Walter Slezak
Birth: May 3, 1902, Austria
Death: Apr. 21, 1983
Flower Hill
Nassau County
New York, USA

Actor. He was a versatile character performer whom appeared in numerous Hollywood films most notably as the German U-boat captain in Alfred Hitchcock's "Lifeboat" (1944). He made his big screen debut in the Austrian film "Sodom and Gomorrah" (1922) and went on to work steadily in over 100 films. His many credits include "This Land is Mine" (1943"The Princess and the Pirate" (1948), "The Pirate" (1948), "The Inspector General" (1949), "People Will Talk" (1951), and "Come September" (1961). He also acted on the Broadway stage for many years and won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical, for his role in "Fanny" (1955). For television, he appeared on "This Is Show Business", "Studio One", "Playhouse 90" and "Batman". He also was the son of the famed opera singer Leo Slezak and his daughter Erika Emmy Award winning actress on the TV series "One Life to Live". (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Johanna Elisabeth Van Rijn Slezak (1915 - 1984)*
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Cause of death: Suicide
Sankt Laurentius Friedhof
Miesbacher Landkreis
Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
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Record added: Aug 03, 2002
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