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Kurt Gerron

Tuesday, 11th May 1897 - Saturday, 28th October 1944
Berlin
Germany


German Jewish actor who refused to leave Europe, although invited to America by other expat German actors such as Peter Lorre. Forced by the Nazis to appear in a fake documentary about the "peaceful Jewish resettlement," then sent to Auschwitz and gassed along with the rest of the cast. Himmler ordered the gas chambers turned off the next day.



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