Sig Ruman Net Worth

Sig Ruman was born on October 11, 1884 in  Hamburg, Germany, Germany, is Actor. Wonderfully talented German-born actor, capable of tremendous comedic and dramatic performances, usually as some type of pompous bureaucrat or similarly arrogant individual. Ruman was born on October 11, 1884, in Hamburg, Germany, and actually studied electrotechnology in college before making the switch to acting. He served with the Imperial German Forces in World War I before coming to the United States in 1924. He became friendly with playwright George S. Kaufman and critic Alexander Woollcott and was regularly appearing in high-quality stage productions on Broadway.With the advent of talkies, he was kept very busy in the cinema and became a favorite of the Marx Brothers, appearing as stiff-shirted NYC opera owner Herman Gottlieb in the comedy classic A Night at the Opera (1935). He played a know-it-all surgeon crossing swords with Groucho Marx over what exactly was wrong with hypochondriac Margaret Dumont in A Day at the Races (1937). and a dual role in A Night in Casablanca (1946). With his German accent, he was also a regular in several WWII espionage thrillers, including Confessions of a Nazi Spy (1939), They Came to Blow Up America (1943), and The Hitler Gang (1944), and gave a superb portrayal of the two-faced POW guard Schulz in the splendid Stalag 17 (1953). He was also popular with famed director Ernst Lubitsch, who cast Ruman in Ninotchka (1939), and To Be or Not to Be (1942). In all, he notched up over 100 feature film appearances as well as guest star spots on many TV shows.Ruman suffered ill health for the final two decades of his life and passed away on February 14, 1967, from a heart attack.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Who is it? Actor
Birth Day October 11, 1884
Birth Place  Hamburg, Germany, Germany
Died On February 14, 1967(1967-02-14) (aged 82)\nJulian, California, U.S.
Birth Sign Scorpio
Occupation Actor
Years active 1928–66

💰 Net worth: Under Review

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Born in Hamburg, German Empire, he studied electrical engineering before serving with the Imperial German Army during World War I. After his emigration to the United States in 1924, his acting career blossomed. Befriending Playwright George S. Kaufman and theater critic Alexander Woollcott, he enjoyed success in many Broadway productions.


Ruman made his film debut in Lucky Boy (1929).


During this period, he also appeared in several films by Director Ernst Lubitsch, a fellow German émigré, including Ninotchka (1939) and To Be or Not to Be (1942). He played the role of Professor Herman Von Reiter in Shining Victory (1941), an adaptation of an A. J. Cronin play. Ruman continued his trend of playing over-the-top German characters later in his career for Lubitsch's protege Billy Wilder, appearing in Wilder's films The Emperor Waltz (1948), Stalag 17 (1953), and The Fortune Cookie (1966).


Despite declining health during the 1950s and 1960s, Ruman continued to find work, making many guest appearances on television.


Ruman died of a heart attack on February 14, 1967, outside his home in Julian, California. He was 82 and was survived by his wife.