Knowledge Identifier: +Michael_Curtiz
He studied at Markoszy University and the Royal Academy of Theater and Art, Budapest , before beginning his career as an actor and director as Mihaly Kertesz at the National Hungarian Theater in 1912.
Lucy Doraine - She was married to movie director Michael Curtiz from 1918 to 1923
Walter Slezak - He was talked into taking his first role, in the 1922 Austrian film "Sodom und Gomorrah", by his friend and the film's director, Michael Curtiz
Curtiz's second marriage, to another actress, Lili Damita, lasted from 1925 to 1926.
Curtiz arrived in the United States in 1926.
The latter, released in the US as Moon of Israel, caught the attention of Jack Warner, who hired Curtiz for his own studio with the intention of having him direct a similar film for Warner Brothers -- Noah's Ark, which was eventually produced in 1928.
Torben Meyer - In 1930, Meyer received a small part in a Michael Curtiz film "A Soldier's Plaything", and in 1932, Meyer appeared in two Swedish language American films, "Trådlöst och kärleksfullt" and "Halvvägs till Himlen"
Eddie Hodges - He is probably best remembered for the title role in Michael Curtiz's 1960 film "'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn", which is considered one of the best of the many attempts to film Mark Twain's classic
"Authorship and Film", Psychology Press When the early 1930s had Warners struggling to compete with studio giants like MGM, which was releasing blockbuster costumed hits like "Queen Christina" , with Greta Garbo, "Treasure Island" and "The Count of Monte Cristo" , they decided to take a chance and produce their own costumed drama
Miskolc International Film Festival - In 2012, Michael Curtiz , the Oscar winner Budapest born director of Casablanca will be placed in the focus
Recent research by Alan K. Rode in his 2017 biography of Curtiz states that while a number of modern sources aver that they were married for a year or so before Curtiz left for Hollywood, there is no evidence of such a marriage