Famous actors died as a result of Gas chamber

Here are 1 famous actors from the world died in Gas chamber:

Kurt Gerron

Kurt Gerron (May 11, 1897 Berlin-October 28, 1944 Auschwitz concentration camp) a.k.a. Gerron, Kurt or Kurt Gerson was a German film director, actor, soldier and screenwriter.

He was best known for his role in the legendary German silent film "The Blue Angel." In addition to his acting career, Gerron directed several films, including the famous musical "The Threepenny Opera."

After the Nazis came to power in Germany, Gerron's career was greatly impacted due to his Jewish heritage. He was forced to flee Germany and eventually settled in the Netherlands. Despite continued persecution, he managed to direct films and even starred in a Dutch-language production of "The Threepenny Opera."

In 1943, Gerron and his wife were arrested and deported to the Theresienstadt concentration camp. There, he was coerced by the Nazi authorities to create a propaganda film about life in the camp. Despite his misgivings, he complied and directed the film titled "The F├╝hrer Gives a City to the Jews."

After the filming was completed, Gerron and his wife were sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau, where they were immediately put to death. The film he was forced to create ultimately became a haunting reminder of the horrors of the Holocaust.

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