Actor Fred Essler

Fred Essler (1895–1973) was an American actor. He worked film, television and on stage.

He was born Fritz Essler, on February 13, 1895 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary, (now Austria); and, died on, January 17, 1973 (age 77) in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California.

Selected filmography

The following is a partial list of his film work: Some of the trailers for the movies are also available for viewing on-line.

  • The Money Trap (1966), Mr. Klein
  • The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964), Baron Karl Ludwig von Ettenburg
  • G.I. Blues (1960) Papa Mueller
  • My Man Godfrey (1957), Captain
  • My Gun Is Quick (1957), Ludwig Teller
  • Hot Rod Girl (1956), Yo-Yo
  • The Benny Goodman Story (1956), Professor Schoepp
  • The First Traveling Saleslady (1956) Martin Schlessinger
  • The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing (1955), Leopold Borner (uncredited)
  • Conquest of Space (1955), Assistant Station Announcer (uncredited)
  • Houdini (1953), Officious Man (uncredited)
  • The Admiral Was a Lady (1950), Benny
  • The White Tower (1950), Knubel
  • Every Girl Should Be Married (1948), Pierre
  • Messenger of Peace (1947), Hans Dacher
  • Faithful in My Fashion (1946), Nikolai
  • Scarlet Street (1946), Marchetti (uncredited)
  • The Song of Bernadette (1943), Minister of Justice (uncredited)
  • Selected Television Credits

    The following is a partial list of his television work:

  • I’m Dickens, He’s Fenster; Is There a Doctor in the House? (1963), Dr. Leipsig
  • The Dick Powell Show; The Rage of Silence (1963) … Mr. Potovsky
  • 77 Sunset Strip; The Catspaw Caper (1962); Papa E; The Reluctant Spy (1962), Max
  • Cheyenne; Man Alone (1962), Carl Turner
  • Mister Ed; The Contest (1962), Mr. Schultz
  • Pete and Gladys; The Great Stone Face (1961), Otto Inglehoffer
  • Stagecoach West; Three Wise Men (1960), Adolph Strauss
  • Perry Mason; The Case of the Nine Dolls (1960), Mr. Kringle
  • Peter Gunn; The Dummy (1960), Mr. Ulrich
  • Alfred Hitchcock Presents; Cheap Is Cheap, Arthur
  • Maverick; Game of Chance (1959), Jeweller
  • Shirley Temple’s Storybook; The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1958), Baltus Van Tassel
  • My Little Margie; Switzerland Story (1954)
  • The Adventures of Falcon; A Drug on the Market (1954), Adolph Beimer
  • The Lone Ranger; Trouble in Town (1953), Otto Heindorf
  • Adventures of Superman; The Monkey Mystery (1952), Scientist Jan Moleska (uncredited)
  • Sky King; Formula for Fear (1952), Dr. Roy Urban
  • Dangerous Assignment; The Black Hood Story (1952), Poppa Schlager
  • Racket Squad (1951-2), Karl Muller
  • The Stu Erwin Show (1951)
  • Stage

    From Vienna, 1939, Original Cast, Musical Revue

    External Links

    Actor Fred Essler – Wikipedia

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