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Philip Dorn (born Hein van der Niet) was a Dutch actor from the 1930s to the 1950s. He had some minor roles in German movies starting in 1934 (using the stage name "Frits van Dongen"), but then he had a star making role in "The Tiger of Eschnapur" in 1938, and its same year sequel, "The Indian Tomb" (both based on the book by Thea von Harbou, after her husband Fritz Lang had fled the country). He appeared in a handful of other German movies in 1938 and 1939, but then he fled Germany because of the Nazis, and went to the U.S., where he became "Philip Dorn", and he appeared in many anti-Nazi movies. After the war, he remained in Hollywood and was the first Dutch actor to have success there. His most memorable Hollywood role was in "I Remember Mama" in 1948. In 1955, he was appearing in a play in Holland when he was injured, and he retired and lived in seclusion until 1975, when he passed away at the age of 73.
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