BirthdayMarch 31, 1891

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Victor Varconi

    Full name: Victor Varconi
    Also known as: Victor Varconi, Varconi, Victor
    Professions: Actor, Director, Writer
    Occupation: Actor

  2. Victor Varconi Measurements

    Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)

  3. Victor Varconi Known for

    For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943), The Divine Lady (1929), Roberta (1935), The Sea Hawk (1940)

  4. Victor Varconi Death information

    Died: Sunday, 6th of June, 1976 (Age: 85)

  5. Victor Varconi Biography

    Victor Varconi (March 31, 1891 – June 6, 1976) was a highly successful silent film star in Hungary. Born Mihály Várkonyi in Kisvárda, Austria-Hungary, he was the first Hungarian actor to make a film in the United States.He worked under contract to Cecil B. DeMille, and played Pontius Pilate in DeMille's 1927 production of The King of Kings.Varconi's popularity waned with the advent of sound films- because of his accent he was cast in smaller parts, often playing Hispanic characters. He worked on the New York City stage and wrote for radio.He died from a heart attack in Santa Barbara, California on June 6, 1976, at the age of 85 and was interred at the Calvary Cemetery, East Los Angeles, California, USA.

  6. Victor Varconi Family

    Spouse: Lilliane Varconi

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