Oscar Beregi (actor, born 1918)

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Oscar Beregi
Born (1918-05-12)May 12, 1918
Budapest, Hungary
Died November 1, 1976(1976-11-01) (aged 58)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Resting place Grand View Memorial Park
Occupation actor
Years active 1959–1976
Parent(s) Oscar Beregi Sr.

Oscar Beregi Jr. (May 12, 1918 – November 1, 1976) was a Hungarian-born film and television actor. He was the son of actor Oscar Beregi Sr. and often was billed simply as Oscar Beregi. Beregi was most famous for his roles in The Twilight Zone.

Career[edit]

Television[edit]

Beregi had a major recurring role as fictional gang lord Joe Kulak on The Untouchables. He played the starring role as Captain Gunther Lutze in the Twilight Zone episode "Deaths-Head Revisited." He also appeared in the Twilight Zone episodes "The Rip Van Winkle Caper" and "Mute" and in dozens of shows that used his distinctively paradoxical heavy-set European urbanity to comic effect, including Hogan's Heroes, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., Blue Light, The Wild Wild West, Mission: Impossible, season 1 episodes 4 and 5, and Get Smart, Green Acres in the 1968 episode 1 & 2 of "A Star Named Arnold is Born", also appeared in an episode of The Lucy Show, which featured Hogan's Heroes star Bob Crane, and a cameo by John Banner, in character as Stalag 13's Sergeant Schultz.

Film[edit]

Beregi's film career included small roles in several major films, including Judgement at Nuremberg (1961), The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964), My Fair Lady (1964), Ship of Fools (1965), Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* (*But Were Afraid to Ask) (1972) and Young Frankenstein (1974).

Death[edit]

Beregi died of a heart attack on November 1, 1976 in Los Angeles, California. He was buried in Glendale's Grand View Memorial Park Cemetery.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1959 The Oregon Trail Ralph Clayman Uncredited
1960 Let's Make Love Chauffeur Uncredited
1960 North to Alaska Captain Uncredited
1960 Sea Hunt Rebreather 1 episode
1961 Operation Eichmann Chief of Police, Kuwait
1961 The Fiercest Heart Klaas
1961 Judgement at Nuremberg Waiter at Court Lounge Uncredited
1961 Police Nurse Dr. Leon Claudel
1963 Decision at Midnight Chief Marshal
1964 The Incredible Mr. Limpet Nazi Admiral
1964 My Fair Lady Greek Ambassador Uncredited
1964 Youngblood Hawke Builder Uncredited
1964 36 Hours Lt. Col. Ostermann
1965 Ship of Fools Herr Lutz
1965 Morituri Admiral
1968 Panic in the City Dr. Paul Cerbo
1970 The Christine Jorgensen Story Dr. Victor Dahlman
1970 The Great White Hope Ragosy
1971 The Organization Andre / Drug Lord Uncredited
1971 Cactus in the Snow Mr. Albert
1972 Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex Brain Control
1974 Young Frankenstein Sadistic Jailor

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wilson, Scott (2016). Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons, 3d ed. McFarland. p. 58. ISBN 9781476625997. Retrieved 16 July 2017. 

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