Luther Adler

Lowest Rated: 71% The Desert Fox (1951)
Birthday: May 4, 1903
Birthplace: Not Available
Born in New York City on May 4, 1903, Luther Adler was the product of a well-known Yiddish theatre family. His stage debut came at the age of five when he appeared in Schmendrick. Although primarily a stage actor, Adler's film credits contain character portrayals that are both potent and noteworthy, as evidenced in the 1951 film The Magic Face, where he plays an impersonator who murders Hitler and then takes his place. Here Adler shines in what would otherwise be an average picture. His first movie role came in 1937 with Lancer Spy and continued over the next four decades, with credits in some two dozen films. His sister Stella is well-known as an acting teacher, and his brother Jay starred in occasional films until his death in 1978. Adler was married to Sylvia Sidney from 1938 to 1947. Other memorable films include: D.O.A. (1950); The Desert Fox (1951); The Last Angry Man (1959); Voyage of the Damned (1976).

Highest Rated Movies



83% Absence Of Malice Malderone 1981
89% Voyage of the Damned Prof. Weiler 1976
No Score Yet The Man in the Glass Booth Presiding Judge 1975
No Score Yet Mean Johnny Barrows Don Racconi 1975
No Score Yet Murph the Surf Actor 1975
No Score Yet Crazy Joe Falco 1974
75% The Brotherhood Bertolo 1968
No Score Yet Cast a Giant Shadow Jacob Zion 1966
89% Von Ryan's Express Actor 1965
No Score Yet The Three Sisters Chebutikin 1965
No Score Yet The Last Angry Man Dr. Max Vogel 1959
83% Hot Blood Marco Torino 1956
No Score Yet The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing Delphin Delmas 1955
No Score Yet Crashout Pete Mendoza 1955
No Score Yet The Miami Story Tony Brill 1954
No Score Yet The Tall Texan Joshua 'Josh' Tinnen 1953
No Score Yet Hoodlum Empire Nicky Mansani 1952
71% The Desert Fox Adolf Hitler 1951
No Score Yet M Langley 1951
No Score Yet Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye Cherokee Mandon 1950
88% D.O.A. Majak 1950
80% House of Strangers Joe Monetti 1949
No Score Yet Wake of the Red Witch Mayrant Ruysdaal Sidneye 1949
No Score Yet The Loves of Carmen Dancaire 1948
No Score Yet Cornered Marcel Jarnac 1945
No Score Yet Lancer Spy Schratt 1937


No Score Yet Mission: Impossible
Leo Vorka
  • 1970
80% The Twilight Zone
Arthur Castle
  • 1960
  • 1959


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