Oscar Beregi (actor, born 1918)

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Oscar Beregi
Oscar Beregi in Hogan's Heroes 1966.jpg
Beregi in Hogan's Heroes, 1966
Born(1918-05-12)May 12, 1918
Budapest, Hungary
DiedNovember 1, 1976(1976-11-01) (aged 58)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Resting placeGrand View Memorial Park
Years active1959–1976
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.



Beregi had a major recurring role as gangster Joe Kulak on The Untouchables. He played the starring role as former Nazi 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". He also appeared in other television shows, including Hogan's Heroes (twice), The Monkees, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., Blue Light, Don't Call Me Charlie!, The Wild Wild West, Mission: Impossible, Get Smart, Green Acres, Bat Masterson"(as a magician), and in an episode of The Lucy Show which featured Hogan's Heroes stars Bob Crane and John Banner. He appeared in the Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. episode “Love and Goulash”, which aired on March 29, 1968.


Beregi's film career included small roles in several major films, including Judgment 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).


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


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 Judgment 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 Wendel
1967 Batman (TV Series) Dr. Floyd year 2, episode 48
1967 The Scorpio Letters Philippe Soriel
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


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

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