Paul LukasPaul Lukas
- August 15
) was a Hungarian
actor. Born Lukács Pál
, he arrived in Hollywood
after a successful stage career in Hungary
. He was very busy in the 1930s
, but his major role came in 1943
's Watch on the Rhine
, when he played a man blackmailed to work for the Nazis
(he had played the same role on Broadway
). He won the Academy Award for Best Actor
for the role.
The remainder of his career moved from Hollywood to the stage to television. He died in Tangier, Morocco.
Lukas has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6841 Hollywood Blvd.