Character actor, Steven Geray, was born Istvàn Gyergyay on Nov 10, 1904 in Ungvar, Ukraine. Geray died at the age of 69 on Dec 26, 1973 in Los Angeles, CA .
Steven Geray was a diminutive, sometimes mustachioed actor who made his name in the Hungarian theatre, and seems to have made no films before coming to London in 1934. He moved on to Hollywood in the 1940s, and quickly entered the most rewarding phase of his career there, sneaking scenes from the stars and playing leading roles in "The Moon and Sixpence" and "So Dark the Night".(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Illustrated Dictionary of Film Character Actors).
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Uncle Pio: Yes, Mrs. Mundson. It is so crowded here and yet so lonely.
Gilda: How did you know?
Uncle Pio: You smoke too much. I noticed only frustrated people smoke too much and only the lonely people are frustrated.
Karel Bulic: [realizing he's being duped and blackmailed] You dirty spy!
[Dimitrios slaps him]
Henri Cassin: I knew it was too good to be true. That much happiness just wasn't meant for me.
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