Ernő Verebes

Hungarian actor (1902–1971) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ernő Verebes (born Ernst Weiss, December 6, 1902 – June 13, 1971) was a Hungarian-American actor who began his career in Hungarian silent films in 1915.[1] During his film career he worked and lived in Hungary, Germany and in the United States. He was born into a Hungarian emigrant family in New York, but his family later returned to Austria-Hungary.

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Ernő Verebes
Verebes in 1928
Ernst Weiss

(1902-12-06)December 6, 1902
DiedJune 13, 1971(1971-06-13) (aged 68)
Years active1915–1953

Verebes was successful in Germany during the 1920s and early 1930s, often appearing in elegant and comedic roles. The Jewish actor had to leave Germany after the Nazi Party got into power.[2] He returned to the United States in the late 1930s, but had to content himself with mostly small roles. He retired in 1953 after more than 140 films.