Carl Esmond
Date of Birth
Jan 14, 1908
Birth Place:
Vienna, Austria

Biography

Austrian stage actor Carl Esmond was an established leading man in Berlin when, in 1933, he joined many of his fellow actors in fleeing the oncoming Hitler regime. Billed at this time as Carl von Esmond, the actor moved to England, where for several years he played continental charmers on both stage and screen. He came to Hollywood in 1938 to portray the downed German aviator in the Errol Flynn...