Carl Esmond

Actor

Actor Carl Esmond died December 4 in Los Angeles of natural causes. He was 97.

Born in Vienna, Esmond appeared on stage in “The Woman of Forty Years” and starred in the 1932 films “Conference in Ischl” and “Liebelie” in Austria.

In England, he appeared in the play “Victoria Regina” and in films including “Blossom Time,” “Evensong,” “Waltz Dream” and “Invitation to the Waltz.”

Sometimes credited as Willy Eichberger, he appeared in dozens of films from the 1930s to the 1960s, including “Little Men,” “Lola Montes,” “The Catwoman of Paris,” “Mystery Submarine” and “Hitler.”

He is survived by his wife Ruth.

More Scene

  • TBS 'Full Frontal with Samantha Bee'

    Samantha Bee, Molly Ringwald Discuss #MeToo, Morgan Freeman at 'Full Frontal' FYC

    Actor Carl Esmond died December 4 in Los Angeles of natural causes. He was 97. Born in Vienna, Esmond appeared on stage in “The Woman of Forty Years” and starred in the 1932 films “Conference in Ischl” and “Liebelie” in Austria. In England, he appeared in the play “Victoria Regina” and in films including “Blossom […]

  • The Paley Center for Media Presents

    Endemol Shine's Cris Abrego Shares Hope for Bilingual Programming at Paley Center

    Actor Carl Esmond died December 4 in Los Angeles of natural causes. He was 97. Born in Vienna, Esmond appeared on stage in “The Woman of Forty Years” and starred in the 1932 films “Conference in Ischl” and “Liebelie” in Austria. In England, he appeared in the play “Victoria Regina” and in films including “Blossom […]

  • 'Adrift' film premiere

    'Adrift' Team Talks Making a 'Female Superhero' on the Open Ocean

    Actor Carl Esmond died December 4 in Los Angeles of natural causes. He was 97. Born in Vienna, Esmond appeared on stage in “The Woman of Forty Years” and starred in the 1932 films “Conference in Ischl” and “Liebelie” in Austria. In England, he appeared in the play “Victoria Regina” and in films including “Blossom […]

  • HBO's 'SUCCESSION

    Why Brian Cox Says Wealthy Family Drama 'Succession' Is Both Timeless and Timely

    Actor Carl Esmond died December 4 in Los Angeles of natural causes. He was 97. Born in Vienna, Esmond appeared on stage in “The Woman of Forty Years” and starred in the 1932 films “Conference in Ischl” and “Liebelie” in Austria. In England, he appeared in the play “Victoria Regina” and in films including “Blossom […]

  • Gracie Awards

    Rita Moreno Celebrates Female Empowerment at Gracie Awards: 'It's About Damn Time'

    Actor Carl Esmond died December 4 in Los Angeles of natural causes. He was 97. Born in Vienna, Esmond appeared on stage in “The Woman of Forty Years” and starred in the 1932 films “Conference in Ischl” and “Liebelie” in Austria. In England, he appeared in the play “Victoria Regina” and in films including “Blossom […]

  • global women's rights awards

    Nina Shaw, Laura Dern Stress Importance of Intersectionality in Time’s Up Movement

    Actor Carl Esmond died December 4 in Los Angeles of natural causes. He was 97. Born in Vienna, Esmond appeared on stage in “The Woman of Forty Years” and starred in the 1932 films “Conference in Ischl” and “Liebelie” in Austria. In England, he appeared in the play “Victoria Regina” and in films including “Blossom […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content