Date of Birth:
André De Toth
15 May 1912
André De Toth created 5 movies in the Film-Noir, Music, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Western, Adventure, Drama, War genres.
André De Toth got succeed with average imdb rating 6.8.
Directed House of Wax (1953) in 3-D although he only had one eye.
Educated at the University of Budapest
Married 7 times and had 19 children.
Children with Marie Louise Stratton: Michelle de Toth and Nicolas de Toth.
Children with Veronica Lake: Michael, Elaine and Diana.
Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 237-241. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987.
While he was in law school in Hungary, he wrote several plays which he won acclaim for. This brought him to the attention of famous playwright Ferenc Molnár, who hired him and introduced him to the Budapest theater scene. This was his entry into the world of acting. It also put a strain in his relationship with his family, which had a long military history. His father was a cavalry officer in the Hungarian army, and De Toth was expected to keep the tradition and embark on a military career. When he didn't, he and his father became estranged.
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