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Berry Kroeger

Berry Kroeger was an American film, television and stage actor. Born in San Antonio, Texas, Kroeger got his acting start on radio as an announcer on Suspense and as an actor, playing for a time The Falcon in the radio series. Kroeger was a regular as Sam Williams on the radio daytime drama Young Doctor Malone. He was discovered by filmmaker William Wellman while performing on Broadway and began appearing in films in 1948 with his role in The Iron Curtain. Kroeger specialized in playing slimy bad guys in films like Act of Violence (1948) and The Iron Curtain (1948), a crooked lawyer in Cry of the City (1948) and a heavy in Joseph H. Lewis' cult crime classic, Gun Crazy (1949). His flair for decadent leering and evil scowls often led to his being cast in "schlock fare", like 1966's Chamber of Horrors and 1971's The Incredible Two-Headed Transplant. He appeared in a small role as a village elder in Young Frankenstein (1974). He appeared in dozens of television programs. He guest starred on seven episodes of Perry Mason, including murderer Edgar Whitehead in the 1961 episode, "The Case of the Blind Man's Bluff," and murder victim Kirk Cameron in the 1964 episode, "The Case of the Illicit Illusion." He also appeared in shows such as Hawaiian Eye, Get Smart (as a character spoofing actor Sydney Greenstreet) and The Man from U.N.C.L.E.. His last major film role was in 1977's The Demon Seed. On Broadway, Kroeger portrayed the High Lama in the ill-fated 1956 musical adaptation of Lost Horizon entitled Shangri-La. On January 4, 1991, Berry Kroeger died of kidney failure. *Source:* **Wikipedia**

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Oct 16, 1912 In San Antonio, Texas
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Tom, Dick and Harry 1941-06-13
Latest Project:
Movie Demon Seed 1977-04-07
Known For
Poster of Demon Seed
Poster of Guilty of Treason
Poster of Cry of the City
Movie Demon Seed Petrosian 1977-04-07
Movie Pets The Art Connoisseur 1974-02-01
Movie Young Frankenstein First Village Elder 1974-12-15
Movie The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant Max 1971-04-28
Movie The Mephisto Waltz Raymont 1971-04-09
Movie The Seven Minutes Paul Van Fleet 1971-07-23
Movie The Wild Scene Tim O'Shea 1970-03-10
Movie Nightmare in Wax Max Black 1969-05-14
Series Garrison's Gorillas Unknown 1967-09-06
Series Get Smart Unknown 1965-09-18
Series Run for Your Life Unknown 1965-09-13
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24
Movie Youngblood Hawke Jock Maas 1964-11-04
Movie The Time Travelers Preston 1964-10-29
Series Burke's Law Unknown 1963-09-20
Movie Hitler Ernst Röhm 1962-03-21
Series The Americans Unknown 1961-01-23
Movie Atlantis: The Lost Continent Surgeon 1961-05-03
Movie Seven Thieves Hugo Baumer 1960-03-12
Series The Tall Man Unknown 1960-09-10
Series Thriller Unknown 1960-09-13
Movie The Walking Target Arnie Hoffman 1960-10-01
Series Adventures in Paradise Unknown 1959-10-05
Series Tightrope Unknown 1959-09-08
Series Hawaiian Eye Unknown 1959-10-07
Series Bronco Unknown 1958-09-23
Series The Rifleman Unknown 1958-09-30
Series Behind Closed Doors Unknown 1958-10-02
Series Man with a Camera Unknown 1958-10-10
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1957-09-21
Movie Man in the Vault Willis Trent 1956-12-12
Movie Blood Alley Old Feng 1955-10-01
Movie Yellowneck Plunkett 1955-05-22
Movie A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Sir Sagramor 1952-05-19
Movie Battles of Chief Pontiac Col. von Weber 1952-12-08
Series Omnibus Unknown 1952-11-09
Movie The Sword of Monte Cristo Minister Charles La Roche 1951-03-03
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Movie Guilty of Treason Hungarian State Police Col. Timar 1950-02-20
Movie Gun Crazy Packett 1950-01-20
Movie Act of Violence Johnny 1949-01-22
Series Suspense Unknown 1949-01-06
Movie Down to the Sea in Ships Manchester 1949-02-15
Movie Black Magic Alexandre Dumas, Sr. 1949-08-19
Movie Fighting Man of the Plains Cliff Bailey 1949-11-16
Movie Chicago Deadline Solly Wellman 1949-10-17
Movie The Iron Curtain John Grubb, aka 'Paul' 1948-06-16
Series Studio One Unknown 1948-11-07
Movie Cry of the City W. A. Niles 1948-09-29
Movie Tom, Dick and Harry Boy Lead in Movie (uncredited) 1941-06-13
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