Peter Lorre Rank
About Peter Lorre
Peter Lorre was an Austro-Hungarian-born American actor who became an international celebrity with his portrayal of the serial killer Hans Beckert in the 1931 German film M. He went on to gain further prominence in the film industry appearing in such famous films as 1942's Casablanca and 1954's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. He was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960.
He was married three times. His first marriage was to actress Celia Lovsky from 1934 to 1945. His second marriage to actress Kaaren Verne lasted from 1945 to 1950. He got married for the last time to Anne Marie Brenning, with whom he fathered his only child, Catharine Lorre. He and Anne remained married until his death in 1964.
He was conversationally fluent in German, Hungarian, French and English.
In 1977, his only daughter Catharine was almost kidnapped by serial killers Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono. According to one of the killers, they let Catharine go when they realized that she was the daughter of Lorre, whom they admired for playing serial killer Beckert in the film M.
Peter Lorre Rank
Peter Lorre's Popularity
Peter Lorre was a famous Hungarian actor, who was born on June 26, 1904. As a person born on this date, Peter Lorre is listed in our database as the 38th most popular celebrity for the day (June 26) and the 16th most popular for the year (1904).
People born on June 26 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Peter Lorre is the 1036th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Peter Lorre's birthday, Peter Lorre is the 6th most famous Hungarian.
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