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Joseph Schildkraut won the Supporting Oscar for playing Captain Dreyfus, the victim of French anti-Semitism.


Joseph Schildkraut (1895 - 1964)

Schildkraut, a character actor was born in Vienna of a famous theatrical family ( his father was the great Rudolph) . Joseph Schildkraut was on the American stage since the early twenties and was in several Cecil B. DeMille films and also worked with D.W. Griffth. Joseph Schildkraut continued to work in films after sound, doing many westerns. One of his most memorable roles was that of Otto Frank in the 1959 The Diary of Anne Frank.

Joseph Schildkraut appeared in many silents including:

MY FATHER AND I
THE ROAD TO YESTERDAY
SHIPWRECKED
YOUNG APRIL
KING OF KINGS
THE BLUE DANUBE

His talkies include:

CLEOPATRA
THE CRUSADES
THE GARDEN OF ALLAH
SOULS AT SEA
MARIE ANTOINETTE
THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK
THE RAINS CAME
FLAME OF THE BARBARY COAST
NORTHWEST OUTPOST
OLD LOS ANGELES
THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD

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