Gaston Briese

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Gaston Briese
Born19 August 1898
Died22 March 1953 (1953-03-23) (aged 54)
Berlin, Germany
Years active1926–46 (film)

Gaston Briese (19 August 1898 – 22 March 1953) was a German stage and film actor. He appeared in more than forty films during his career, which spanned from the late silent era to the mid-1940s. His final appearance was in the 1946 rubble film Somewhere in Berlin . [1]


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  1. Shandley p.218