Eric Pohlmann
Date of Birth
Jul 18, 1913
Birth Place:
Vienna, Austria


In 1938, Viennese-born character actor Eric Pohlmann left Austria and relocated in England where he launched his film career. Gaining pride of place after World War II, he played dozens of criminal masterminds, enemy spies and corpulent Arab sheiks. Pohlmann was also an expert at portraying self-indulgent royalty: he was seen as George I in Rob Roy (1954) and George III in John Paul Jones (1959)....