Carl Esmond

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Carl Esmond
Born Willy Eichberger
(1902-06-14)June 14, 1902
Vienna, Austria-Hungary (now Austria)
Died December 4, 2004(2004-12-04) (aged 102)
Brentwood, Los Angeles, United States
Years active 1933–85
Spouse(s) Ruth Taub (1911-2015)

Carl Esmond (June 14, 1902 – December 4, 2004) was an Austrian film and stage actor, born in Vienna, Austria. His birth name was Willy Eichberger which he later anglicized to Charles Esmond and finally to Carl Esmond. He was highly active in the Viennese genre of shallow romantic comedies so popular in the Austria of the interwar period. Like many of his fellow actors, Esmond fled Germany to England following the German takeover in 1938. Esmond continued to appear on stage as well as in British and American films. He appeared in over 50 films and numerous television programs. He died in Brentwood, Los Angeles in 2004 at the age of 102.



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