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Romantic lead and then (due to his increasing weight) character player, discovered by Michael Curtiz in Hungary in 1922. Slezak began appearing in German films that year and moved to the US, initially as a stage actor, in 1930. His screen roles were often as heavies, notably in "This Land is Mine" (1943) and "Lifeboat" (1944). Like his father, Leo Slezak (1873-1946), he was also a gifted opera singer. Daughter Erika Slezak has appeared on daytime soaps.

Romantic lead and then (due to his increasing weight) character player, discovered by Michael Curtiz in Hungary in 1922. Slezak began appearing in German films that year and moved to the US, initially as a stage actor, in 1930. His screen roles were often as heavies, notably in "This Land is Mine" (1943) and "Lifeboat" (1944). Like his father, Leo Slezak (1873-1946), he was also a gifted opera singer. Daughter Erika Slezak has appeared on daytime soaps.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The Buccaneer (1959) Madame Lesaint
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 Jailhouse Rock (1957) Cleaning woman
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 Funny Face (1957) Mme. La Farge
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 The Proud and Profane (1956) French woman
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 Ain't Misbehavin' (1955) Mrs. Keys
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 Red Garters (1954) Lady in purple
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 Money from Home (1954) Gushy woman
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 The Glass Wall (1953) Mrs. Hinckley
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