Stephen Bekassy, born István Békássy in Nyíregyháza, Hungary (February 10, 1907 – October 30, 1995), was a Hungarian-born American film actor.
Stephen Bekassy (center)
February 10, 1907
|Died||October 30, 1995 88) (aged|
|Other names||Istvan Bekassy|
Beverly Violet Bidwell
He married to Teri Fejes in 1931, but divorced in 1933. In 1936 he married to Lívia Neufeld, but as well divorced soon in 1938.
Bekassy immigrated to the US, where he eventually married Beverly Violet Bidwell (1905 - 1971) on October 8, 1941 in Carson City, Nevada. In 1969 he married to Erika Beregi. He subsequently married Hanna Hertelendy (1919–2008), the widow of actor Robert Walker.
Bekassy's American stage debut came in Errand for Berenice in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1944. His American film debut was in A Song to Remember (1945).
He appeared in films such as Hell and High Water and Prisoner of War in 1954. On television he made two guest appearances on Perry Mason. In 1958 he played art expert Laslo Kovac in "The Case of the Purple Woman," and in 1959 he played murder victim Rick Stassi in "The Case of the Bartered Bikini."
|1935||A csúnya lány||Miklós,Éva bátyja|
|1936||Barátságos arcot kérek||Tibor|
|1937||Tales of Budapest||Feri, Annie öccse|
|1945||A Song to Remember||Franz Liszt|
|1948||Arch of Triumph||Alex|
|1949||Black Magic||Viscount de Montagne|
|1951||Secrets of Monte Carlo||Otto Von Herzen|
|1951||Ten Tall Men||Lieutenant Kruger|
|1952||Woman of the North Country||Andre Duclos|
|1952||The Pathfinder||Col. Brasseau|
|1953||Fair Wind to Java||Lieutenant|
|1954||Hell and High Water||Neuman|
|1954||Prisoner of War||Lt. Georgi M. Robovnik|
|1955||The Racers||Race Official||Uncredited|
|1955||Interrupted Melody||Comte Claude des Vignaux|
|1955||The Purple Mask||Baron De Morleve|
|1957||Calypso Joe||Rico Vargas|
|1958||The Young Lions||German Major||Uncredited|
|1958||The Light in the Forest||Col. Henry Bouquet|
|1960||Beyond the Time Barrier||Gen. Karl Kruse|
|1961||Bachelor Flat||Paul Probest - Artist||Uncredited|
|1962||Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse||Colonel Kleinsdorf|
- Monahan, Kaspar (December 12, 1944). "Show Shops". The Pittsburgh Press. Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh. p. 18. Retrieved August 13, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
- Celluloid wars: a guide to film and the American experience of war. Greenwood Publishing Group. 1992. p. 191. ISBN 978-0-313-26099-5. Retrieved 25 April 2013.
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