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Overview (3)

Born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary [now Hungary]
Died in Berlin, Germany
Birth NameGyörgy Tábori

Mini Bio (1)

George Tabori was born on May 24, 1914 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary as György Tábori. He was a writer and actor, known for Frohes Fest (1981), Chance Meeting (1954) and I Confess (1953). He was married to Ursula Höpfner, Ursula Grützmacher-Tabori, Viveca Lindfors and Hannah Freund. He died on July 23, 2007 in Berlin, Germany.

Spouse (4)

Ursula Höpfner (1986 - 23 July 2007) ( his death)
Ursula Grützmacher-Tabori (1976 - 1984) ( divorced)
Viveca Lindfors (4 July 1954 - 1972) ( divorced)
Hannah Freund (1942 - 1954) ( divorced)

Trade Mark (1)

His works often use sharp wit and dark humor to explore the relationship between Germany and Jewish people.

Trivia (7)

Frequently works with Gert Voss's wife, Ursula Voss.
Despite his family's sad story, he returned to Germany and lived in Berlin and Vienna from 1971.
Translated works of authors such as Bertolt Brecht and Thomas Mann, but also wrote screenplays for Hollywood productions of Alfred Hitchcock, Joseph Losey and Anatole Litvak.
After working for the BBC in World War II, he went to the US in 1947.
Was a hotel trainee in Berlin and Dresden from 1932 to 1935, but had to leave Germany as he was of Jewish descent.
Second son of Hungarian journalist Cornelius Tabori and his wife Elsa. While his father died in the concentration camp Auschwitz in 1944, his mother and his brother Paul managed to escape the Nazis.
Stepfather of Kristoffer Tabori, who took his surname professionally.

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