Gyula Zilahy

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Zilahy (Balogh) Gyula
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Gyula Zilahy 1903
Born Gyula Balogh
(1859-01-22)22 January 1859
Zilah, Austria-Hungary
Died 16 May 1938(1938-05-16) (aged 79)
Budapest, Hungary
His tomb in Kerepesi Cemetery

Gyula Zilahy (22 January 1859, Zilah – 16 May 1938, Budapest) was a Hungarian stage and film actor. He co-directed several films with Alexander Korda in 1914-1915 including Korda's first film Watchhouse in the Carpathians.

Zilahy was born as Gyula Balogh in 1859 in Zilah and his career began in 1876. From 1880-84 he worked in Cluj-Napoca, then in Debrecen (1885-87), and in Szeged (1888).

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  • Kulik, Karol. Alexander Korda: The Man Who Could Work Miracles. Virgin Books, 1990.

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