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Lorre, Peter
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Peter Lorre

Peter Lorre.
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(1904–64). In his more than 70 films, Hungarian-born actor Peter Lorre portrayed some of Hollywood's most memorable evildoers. He projected a sinister image as a round-faced villain with a soft, lisping voice. His appearance and voice were so distinctive that he became a popular subject for comic impressionists and animators.
He was born László (also spelled Ladislav) Loewenstein…
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