Facts about Leon Askin

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Leon Askin was a famous Actor from Austria, who lived between September 18, 1907 and June 3, 2005.

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He is born under the zodiac virgo, who is known for Analyzing, Practical, Reflective, Observation, Thoughtful. Our collection contains 15 quotes who is written / told by Leon.

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Famous quotes by Leon Askin (15)


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"We wanted to bring the political situation in Austria on stage. Naturally we could not do that without pointing to Austrian's northern neighbor Germany"
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"Unfortunately I put the opening date on the 5th of December 1941 and on the 7th of December the Japanese bombarded Pearl Harbour. My dream of a theater in Washington D.C. came to a prompt end"
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"To be a Dumont actor was considered to be a great honor for an actor, yet it also had its disadvantages"
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"The interest of my mother was more in the entertainment field. She loved to go to concerts and to the theatre"
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"My father was an ardent socialist for many years"
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"It was one of the great chances in my life to become a Dumont actor"
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"It is a great deal of difference to receive an honorary title or a title in his profession"
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"In the morning we received some very thin coffee. For lunch we had potato soup with a few pieces of meat in it, in the evening we had a very thin meat soup with some potatoes in it"
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"I was put in the Air Corps. I was never educated to serve in the military, but soon my activities in the American Air Corps became very interesting to me"
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"From that moment on I knew my profession in life was and has remained until today an actor's life"
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"Especially for my father it was a great change. He used to be a socialist and even a member of the socialist party. But then he became an orthodox Jew"
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"Directors and producers were afraid of a Dumont actor while at the same time they admired him"
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"At the end of my life, I have achieved belated fame and recognition in the city of my birth"
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"A Dumont actor was considered to be too stilted - the way we Dumont actors used to speak"
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"1988 I also received from the city of Vienna the cross of honour for art and science. These titles and the various honors mean a great deal to me, most of all for the reason that they would mean a great deal to my parents too"


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