Stage and screen performer who first gained international attention starring in "The Devil's General" (1955), as a German WWII hero who comes to renounce the Nazi creed. Two of Jurgens' five wives--Louise Basler and Eva Bartok--were actresses.
Director (Feature Film)
Cast (Feature Film)
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Feature acting debut, "The Royal Waltz/Konigswalzer"
Deported to a concentration camp in Hungary for the politically unreliable by order of Dr. Goebbels
Directorial debut and first screenplay credit, also appeared in, "Pramien auf den Tod"
Gained international recognition as General Harras in, "The Devil's General/Des Teufels General"
First US production, "The Enemy Below"
Directed final feature, "Bankraub in der Rue Latour"
Final feature, "The Sleep of Death/Ondskans vardshus"
Final TV credit for the syndicated miniseries, "Smiley's People"