Harry Baur Movies and Career Information
Apr 12, 1880
Harry Baur (born 12 April 1880 as Henri-Marie Baur in Montrouge, Hauts-de-Seine – died 8 April 1943 in Paris) was a French actor. He was tortured to death by the Gestapo during World War II. Baur gave an acclaimed performance as the composer Ludwig van Beethoven in Abel Gance's 1936 biopic Un grand amour de Beethoven (Beethoven's Great Love), and as Jean Valjean in Raymond Bernard's version of "Les Misérables" (1934). He also acted in Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset's 1909 silent film, Beethoven, among nearly 80 other films between 1909 and 1942.