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Carl Brisson


Carl Brisson was a Danish film and stage actor. He appeared in 12 silent films between 1918 and 1935, including two films directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

Before becoming an actor, Brisson was a prizefighting boxing and, after retiring from his film career, he became a successful nightclub entertainer and singer.

In 1941, Brisson's son Frederick married American actress Rosalind Russell.

He died of jaundice, aged 64.


With Hitchcock...

  • The Ring (1927) — cast: "One-Round" Jack Sander
  • The Manxman (1929) — cast: Pete Quilliam

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