Date of Birth:
18 September 1907
Leon Askin played in 2 movies in the Comedy, Musical, Music, Crime, Drama, Music genres.
Leon Askin got succeed with average imdb rating 5.7.
Austrian actor Leon Askin began his stage career in Germany, then left Europe as abruptly as possible when Hitler came to power. He reactivated his career in New York in 1940, becoming an American citizen three years later. In 1952, Askin made his first Hollywood film, Assignment Paris; though not quite as heavy or menacing-looking as he'd be in the 1960s, the actor was typecast from his first movie as a villain, usually fascist.
One of his best early film roles was in Road to ... Read more