Hungarian actors who died due to Myocardial infarction

Here are 9 famous actors from Hungary died in Myocardial infarction:

Ephraim Kishon

Ephraim Kishon (August 23, 1924 Budapest-January 29, 2005 Appenzell) also known as Ephraim. Kishon or Ferenc Hoffmann was a Hungarian writer, screenwriter, film director, film producer, actor and playwright. His children are called Rafael Kishon, Amir Kishon and Renana Kishon.

Kishon was born into a Jewish family in Budapest and later immigrated to Israel in 1949. He started writing satirical pieces during his time as a soldier in the British Army during World War II. After moving to Israel, his satirical columns gained popularity and were published in several Israeli newspapers. Kishon wrote over 50 books, including novels, plays, and collections of humorous essays. He also wrote and directed several successful films, both in Israel and abroad. He was awarded numerous international accolades for his contributions to literature and film, including the Israel Prize in 2002. Despite his success, Kishon was known for his humility and wit.

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J. Edward Bromberg

J. Edward Bromberg (December 25, 1903 Timișoara-December 6, 1951 London) a.k.a. Josef Bromberger, Joseph Edward Bromberg, J.Edward Bromberg or Joseph Bromberg was a Hungarian actor. He had one child, Conrad Bromberg.

During his career, J. Edward Bromberg acted in over 80 films and numerous Broadway productions. He made his Broadway debut in 1926 and became a regular performer on the New York stage. Some of his notable film roles include "The Mark of Zorro" (1940), "Rebecca" (1940) and "To Be or Not to Be" (1942). However, his career was cut short when he was blacklisted during the McCarthy era. He was unable to work in Hollywood and eventually moved to Europe. He died in London in 1951 at the age of 47. Some sources suggest that the stress and depression caused by the blacklist contributed to his untimely death.

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S. Z. Sakall

S. Z. Sakall (February 2, 1883 Budapest-February 12, 1955 Los Angeles) also known as S.Z. "Cuddles" Sakall, S. Z. "Cuddles" Sakall, Szöke Szakall, Szöke Sakall, Szöke Szakáll, Szoke Szakall, Cuddles Sakall, S. K. Sakall, S.K. Sakall, Szõke Szakáll, S.Z. 'Cuddles' Sakall, Szöke Szakàll, Cuddles, Jacob Gero or Gerő Jenő was a Hungarian actor and screenwriter.

Sakall began his career in Hungarian and German films before making his way to Hollywood in the 1930s. He became known for his comedic roles, often portraying lovable and bumbling characters with his signature thick accent and bushy mustache. Some of his notable film appearances include "Casablanca," "Lullaby of Broadway," and "Christmas in Connecticut." In addition to his acting career, Sakall also wrote screenplays and served as a producer on a number of films. He was married to actress Ann Kardon and had one child. Sakall passed away in 1955 at the age of 72.

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Ernest Vajda

Ernest Vajda (May 27, 1886 Komárno-April 3, 1954 Woodland Hills) also known as Ernő Vajda, Erno Vajda or Ernö Vajda was a Hungarian playwright, screenwriter, novelist and actor. His child is called Thomas Vajda.

Ernest Vajda was born in Komárno, Slovakia (then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire) and grew up in Budapest, Hungary. He began his career in the arts as a journalist and theater critic before making his mark as a playwright and screenwriter. He wrote numerous plays during his career, many of which were performed in theaters across Europe, and he also wrote screenplays for several Hollywood films, including the Marx Brothers' classic "A Night at the Opera" (1935).

In addition to writing, Vajda also acted in several films, including "Little Caesar" (1931) and "Five Graves to Cairo" (1943). He even earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film "Random Harvest" (1942).

Vajda was married several times throughout his life and had one son, Thomas Vajda. He passed away in Woodland Hills, California in 1954 at the age of 67. Despite his relatively short life, his contributions to theater and film continue to be celebrated today.

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Sandor Elès

Sandor Elès (June 15, 1936 Budapest-September 1, 2002 London) also known as Sandor Eles, Éles Sándor or Sandor Elés was a Hungarian actor.

He was best known for his performances in the British television series Danger Man and The Prisoner, as well as for his roles in films such as Escape to Athena and The Evil of Frankenstein. Elès began his career in Hungary before relocating to the UK in the 1960s. He was a versatile actor who played a variety of roles throughout his career, often portraying suave and sophisticated characters with a dark edge. In addition to his work in film and television, Elès was also a respected stage actor, appearing in productions in London's West End and at the National Theatre. He passed away in London in 2002 at the age of 66.

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Géza von Bolváry

Géza von Bolváry (December 26, 1897 Budapest-August 10, 1961 Neubeuern) a.k.a. G. de Bolvary, Geza von Bolvary, Géza Maria von Bolvary, Geza v. Bolvary, Géza Bolváry, Bolvary-Zahn, Géza von Bolvary-Zahn, Bolváry Géza, Géza v. Bolvary-Zahn or Géza Maria von Bolváry-Zahn was a Hungarian screenwriter, film director and actor.

He began his career as an actor in Hungarian silent films, before transitioning to directing and screenwriting. Bolváry is best known for his work in the German film industry during the 1920s and 1930s, where he directed several successful comedies, musicals, and romantic dramas. He also worked in British and American cinema, directing and writing for films such as "The Three Musketeers" (1935) and "Forget Me Not" (1936). After World War II, Bolváry returned to Hungary and continued his career in film, directing and writing until his death in 1961. Bolváry was married to actress and singer Liane Haid, and the two collaborated on several films together.

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George Pal

George Pal (February 1, 1908 Cegléd-May 2, 1980 Los Angeles) also known as György Pál Marczincsák or Julius György Marczincsak was a Hungarian animator, film director, film producer, cinematographer, screenwriter, film editor and actor. He had two children, Peter Marczincsák and David Marczincsák.

Pal began his career as an animator in Hungary, but moved to the United States in 1940 to escape the growing threat of World War II. He quickly established himself as a leader in the field of stop-motion animation, creating a number of iconic shorts and feature-length films, including "Tulips Shall Grow" and "The Puppetoon Movie."

Pal's most famous work, however, was his series of sci-fi films, including "Destination Moon" and "War of the Worlds." These films were groundbreaking in their use of special effects and helped to establish the modern blockbuster as we know it today.

In addition to his work in animation and filmmaking, Pal was also a collector of rare books and artifacts, including a number of items related to the history of science and technology. He donated many of these items to museums and universities, and his collections are still studied and admired today.

Despite suffering from health problems in his later years, Pal continued to work in the film industry until his death in 1980, leaving behind a legacy of innovation, creativity, and groundbreaking artistry.

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Oscar Beregi, Jr.

Oscar Beregi, Jr. (May 12, 1918 Budapest-November 1, 1976 Los Angeles) also known as Oscar Beregei, Oscar Beregi or Oscar Bergi was a Hungarian actor.

He began his career in Budapest before moving to the United States in 1940. Beregi made his Hollywood debut in the 1941 film, "Paris Calling". He went on to appear in over 90 films and television shows, including "Ghosts on the Loose," "His Kind of Woman," and "The Diary of Anne Frank." Beregi was also a prolific stage actor, performing in numerous productions on and off Broadway. He was known for his versatility, often portraying both sympathetic and villainous characters. Beregi passed away in 1976 at the age of 58.

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Zoltán Fábri

Zoltán Fábri (October 15, 1917 Budapest-August 23, 1994 Budapest) otherwise known as Fábry Zoltán, Zoltán Furtkovics or Zoltán Furtkovits was a Hungarian screenwriter, film director, production designer and actor. His child is called Péter Fábri.

During his career, Zoltán Fábri directed over 30 films, and his works are often critically acclaimed as having significant impact on the Hungarian film industry. He was awarded Best Director at the 1962 Cannes Film Festival for his film "Szegénylegények" (The Round-Up). In addition to his films, Fábri was also a notable stage director and screenplay writer. Prior to becoming involved in film, Fábri was a member of the Hungarian Communist Party and fought for the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War. Despite his political involvement, Fábri's films often dealt with personal and humanistic themes, rather than political propaganda.

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