Siegel in The Love Nest (1922)
|Died||July 9, 1940 72) (aged|
Bernard Siegel (April 19, 1868 – July 9, 1940) was an Austro-Hungarian born American character actor, whose career spanned both the silent film era, as well as carrying over into the beginning of sound pictures. His career spanned over 25 years, during which time he performed in over 50 films.
Siegel was born in the city of Lemberg (today known as Lviv, Ukraine), in the province of Galicia in the Austria-Hungarian Empire on April 19, 1868. His film career began with a small featured role in the 1913 silent film, The Third Degree (which would be remade in 1919, and again in 1926, the latter film being the first film directed by Michael Curtiz). Over the next 26 years he would appear in almost 70 films, most of those films taking place during the silent era. He would only act in thirteen sound films.
In 1940 Siegel, age 72, died of a heart attack in Los Angeles.
(Filmography based on the AFI database, with supplemental information from Media Bang)
|1913||The Third Degree||Dr. Bernstein|
|1914||The Daughters of Men||Oscar Lackett|
|1914||The Wolf||Baptiste Le Grand|
|1914||Threads of Destiny||Isaac Gruenstein|
|1914||The Fortune Hunter||Mr. Lee|
|1915||The Valley of Lost Hope||Undetermined role|
|1915||The Rights of Man: a Story of War's Red Blotch||Karl|
|1915||The Great Ruby||Hans, a porter|
|1916||Souls in Bondage||Mr. Brenner|
|1917||The Maelstrom||Dago Sam|
|1917||The Glory of Yolanda||Paul|
|1917||Womanhood, the Glory of the Nation||Carl, the spy|
|1917||The Message of the Mouse||Valet|
|1917||The Grell Mystery||Ivan|
|1917||The Stolen Treaty||Riddle|
|1917||Within the Law||Tom Dacey|
|1918||The Triumph of the Weak||Brown|
|1918||The Green God||Li Min|
|1918||Everybody's Girl||Millinery shop proprietor|
|1918||The Song of the Soul||Oelsen|
|1918||The Woman Between Friends|
|1918||The Golden Goal|
|1919||In Honor's Web||Norman Cobb|
|1919||The Man Who Won||Seymour|
|1919||The Cambric Mask||David Creed|
|1919||Silent Strength||Tom Tripp|
|1920||The Flaming Clue||Rabeet|
|1920||Dead Men Tell No Tales||Braithwaite|
|1920||The Birth of a Soul||Sheriff|
|1921||The Heart of Maryland||Provost-Sergeant Blount|
|1922||A Stage Romance||Mr. Sleeker|
|1922||The Man Who Paid||Anton Barbier|
|1922||The Madness of Love||Sim Calloway|
|1922||The Love Nest||Sim Corwin|
|1923||None So Blind||Saul Cohen|
|1923||Sidewalks of New York|
|1923||Where Is This West?||Indian servant|
|1924||The Next Corner||The stranger|
|1924||Emblems of Love|
|1924||The 40th Door||Tew Fick Pasha|
|1924||Against All Odds||Lewis|
|1924||Romance Ranch||Felipe Varillo|
|1925||Wild Horse Mesa||Toddy Nokin|
|1925||The Phantom of the Opera||Joseph Buguet|
|1925||The Crimson Runner||Alfred Schreber|
|1925||The Vanishing American||Do Etin|
|1928||Laugh, Clown, Laugh||Simon|
|1928||Stand and Deliver||Blind Operator|
|1928||The Divine Sinner||Johan Ludwig|
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