Peter Lorre

Born: 26 June 1904, Rózsahegy
Died: 23 March 1964, Los Angeles

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Highlighted works

  • M


    For his first sound film Fritz Lang turned to the story of a child killer (Peter Lorre), who is hunted down by police and underworld alike.

  • The Maltese Falcon

    The Maltese Falcon

    First-time director John Huston made a star of Humphrey Bogart with this early example of film noir, adapted from Dashiell Hammett’s 1930 detective novel.

  • Arsenic and Old Lace

    Arsenic and Old Lace

    Cary Grant is panic-stricken when he suspects his seemingly sweet spinster aunts harbours a dark secret, in Frank Capra’s uncharacteristic foray into twisted farce.

  • Casablanca


    Everybody comes to Rick’s bar, including expat Rick’s (Humphrey Bogart) former lover Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman), in one of Hollywood’s most-loved romantic melodramas.


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