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Walter Breaux has built an incredible presence on the big screen throughout his acting career. He additionally landed roles in the TV movies "A Gathering of Old Men" (CBS, 1986-87) and "Uncle Tom's Cabin" (Showtime, 1986-87). Breaux started in the industry by acting in films like the Harold Sylvester drama sequel "Part 2, Sounder" (1976). He next focused his entertainment career on film, appearing in the dramatic adaptation "J.F.K." (1991) with Kevin Costner and "A Love Song for Bobby Long" (2004). He also starred in the TV movies "Margaret Bourke-White" (1988-89), "Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long" (TNT, 1994-95) and "Dark Angel" (Fox, 1996-97). Breaux also created music for "The Skeleton Key" (2005) with Kate Hudson. Most recently, Breaux acted in the dramatic adaptation "In the Electric Mist" (2009) with Tommy Lee Jones.

Walter Breaux has built an incredible presence on the big screen throughout his acting career. He additionally landed roles in the TV movies "A Gathering of Old Men" (CBS, 1986-87) and "Uncle Tom's Cabin" (Showtime, 1986-87). Breaux started in the industry by acting in films like the Harold Sylvester drama sequel "Part 2, Sounder" (1976). He next focused his entertainment career on film, appearing in the dramatic adaptation "J.F.K." (1991) with Kevin Costner and "A Love Song for Bobby Long" (2004). He also starred in the TV movies "Margaret Bourke-White" (1988-89), "Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long" (TNT, 1994-95) and "Dark Angel" (Fox, 1996-97). Breaux also created music for "The Skeleton Key" (2005) with Kate Hudson. Most recently, Breaux acted in the dramatic adaptation "In the Electric Mist" (2009) with Tommy Lee Jones.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 O.S.S. (1946) Marcel Aubert
2.
 Sister Kenny (1946) Frenchman
3.
 Temptation (1946) Ibraham
4.
 So Dark the Night (1946) Dr. Boncouri
6.
 The Return of Monte Cristo (1946) Island doctor
7.
 Voice of the Whistler (1945) Dr. Rose
8.
 Cornered (1945) Insurance man
9.
 A Royal Scandal (1945) Wassilikow
10.
 White Pongo (1945) Dr. Gerig
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Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever: 1901-2006

Born: February 16, 1880 Czechoslovakia
Died: August 12, 1946 Hollywood, CA
A 1900 graduate of the University of Heidelberg in Germany, toured Austria and Germany as a stage actor. Brecher also served as the chief director of the Stadts Theatre in Vienna before going to the U.S. in 1921. Brecher appeared in a number of Broadway productions and in 1929 he moved to Hollywood and appeared in foreign language versions of American films. Brecher died of a heart attack.

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