Mischa Auer

Nov 17, 1905


The screen's foremost "Mad Russian" (though he was more dour than demented in most of his movie appearances), Mischa Auer was the son of a Russian navy officer who died in the Russo-Japanese war. Auer's family scattered during the Bolshevik revolution, forcing the 12-year-old Mischa to beg, borrow, and steal to survive. Orphaned during a typhus… More


Mischa Auer Videos

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You Can't Take It With You
2 minutes 54 seconds
And Then There Were None
2 minutes 51 seconds
Destry Rides Again
2 minutes 48 seconds
My Man Godfrey
2 minutes 4 seconds

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