Born March 30, 1920
Born Turhan Gilbert Selahattin Sahultavy in Vienna, Austria
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A Few Favorite Memories of Turhan Bey
- As "Araka," an crony of Lionel Atwill's Japanese spy "The Baron" in Universal's serial Junior G-Men of the Air (1942),
featuring Billy Halop, Frank Albertson, Huntz Hall, Gabriel Dell and Frankie Darro.
- As "Jules Amthor" in The Falcon Takes Over (1942), the first film adaptation of Raymond Chandler's novel "Farewell, My Lovely,"
substituting George Sanders' series character "The Falcon" for Philip Marlowe, and featuring Ward Bond as "Moose Malloy."
- As "Mehemet Bey," taking over Egyptian high priest duties from George Zucco in The Mummy's Tomb (1942).
Fine cast includes Dick Foran, Wallace Ford, Elyse Knox, Frank Reicher and Lon Chaney Jr. in his first "Kharis the Mummy" film.
- As "Captain" in Arabian Nights (1942).
- As "Kageyama," a ally of Rose Hobart's lead villainess "Fraulein Von Teufel" in Universal's cliffhanger Adventures of Smilin' Jack (1943).
- As the End Narrator of the first of Universal's three "Paula the Ape Girl" films, Captive Wild Woman (1943), starring John Carradine,
Acquanetta, Milburn Stone, Evelyn Ankers and Ray Corrigan's Gorilla.
- As "Eric Iverson" in The Mad Ghoul (1943), starring David Bruce, George Zucco, Evelyn Ankers, Robert Armstrong and Milburn Stone.
- As "Jamiel" in Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1944).
- As "Lao Er" in Dragon Seed (1944).
- As "Franz," Susanna Foster's fiancee in The Climax (1944), starring Boris Karloff and Gale Sondergaard.
- As "Aesop" in A Night in Paradise (1946).
- As "Alexis" the spiritualist tangled up with the supernatural in The Amazing Mr. X (1948), co-starring Lynn Bari and Richard Carlson.
- As the "Centauri Emperor " in "The Coming of Shadows" episode of the TV series Babylon 5 (February 1, 1995) .
- As "Turval" in the "Learning Curve" episode of the TV series Babylon 5 (February 18, 1998) .
- As himself, commenting on classic horror films in documentaries such as Universal Horror (1998) and 100 Years of Horror (1996).
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