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Siegfried “Sig” Ruman

  • Birth 11 Oct 1884 Hamburg-Mitte, Hamburg-Mitte, Hamburg, Germany
  • Death 14 Feb 1967 Julian, San Diego County, California, USA
  • Burial Julian, San Diego County, California, USA
  • Plot First section on the right, end of first row
  • Memorial ID 8566

German-American Actor. He was known for his comic portrayals of villains. He was born in Hamburg, Germany, studied electrical engineering and served in the Imperial German Army during World War I. He moved to the United States in 1924 and appeared in many Broadway productions. He appeared in four Marx Brothers movies including A Night at the Opera, A Day at the Races, and A Night in Casablanca. In 1953 he played what was perhaps his most famous role as Schultz, the POW camp guard in the movie Stalag 17.

Bio by: David M. Habben





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  • Added: 28 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8566
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Siegfried “Sig” Ruman (11 Oct 1884–14 Feb 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8566, citing Julian Cemetery, Julian, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .