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Otto Matieson (1893–1932)

Otto Matieson was born on March 27, 1893 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was an actor, known for The Maltese Falcon (1931), Behind Closed Doors (1929) and The Silver Treasure (1926). He was married to Isabel La Mal. He died on February 19, 1932 in Safford, Arizona, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Maltese Falcon Dr. Joel Cairo
Behind Closed Doors Max Randolph
The Silver Treasure Martin Decoud
Scaramouche Philippe de Vilmorin


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 1931 The Maltese Falcon
Dr. Joel Cairo
 1931 Beau Ideal
Jacob Levine (as Otto Matiesen)
 1930 A Soldier's Plaything
Herman - Doughboy (uncredited)
 1930 The Last of the Lone Wolf
Prime Minister
 1930 Conspiracy
James Morton / Steamer Marko
 1930 The Americans Come (Short)
 1930 Golden Dawn
Capt. Eric
 1929 General Crack
Col. Gabor
 1929 Show of Shows
Performer in 'The Pirate' Number
 1929 Prisoners
 1929 Strange Cargo
Second Stranger (as Otto Matiesen)
 1929 Behind Closed Doors
Max Randolph
 1928 The Telltale Heart (Short)
The Insane (as Otto Matiesen)
 1928 Napoleon's Barber (Short)
 1928 The Woman from Moscow
Gretch Milner (as Otto Matiesen)
 1928 The Scarlet Lady
Valet (as Otto Matiesen)
 1928 The Desert Bride
Kassim Ben Ali
 1928 The Last Moment
 1928 The Lady of Victories (Short)
 1927 Surrender
 1927 The Road to Romance
Don Carlos (as Otto Matiesen)
 1927 Old San Francisco
Vasquez's Grandson - in Prologue
 1927 Too Many Crooks
Fast Hands Foster (as Otto Matiesen)
 1927 The Beloved Rogue
Olivier (as Otto Mattiesen)
 1926 While London Sleeps
London Letter
 1926 Whispering Wires
Albert Norton
 1926 The Silver Treasure
Martin Decoud
 1926 Yellow Fingers
 1926 Bride of the Storm
Hans Kroon
 1925 Morals for Men
Frank Bowman
 1925 Parisian Love
Apache Leader
 1925 The Happy Warrior
 1925 Sackcloth and Scarlet
Etienne Fochard
 1925 The Salvation Hunters
The Man
 1924 Folly of Vanity
Frenchman (modern sequence) (as Otto Matiesen)
 1924 Captain Blood
Lord Jeffreys
 1924 Revelation
Du Clos
 1923 The Dangerous Maid
Judge George Jeffreys
 1923 Scaramouche
Philippe de Vilmorin (as Otto Matiesen)
 1923 Alias the Night Wind
 1923 Boston Blackie
Danny Carter
 1923 Vanity Fair
Napoleon (as Otto Matiesen)
 1922 Bells of San Juan
 1922 Money to Burn
Count Vecchi
 1920 The Golden Trail
Dick Sunderlin (as Otto Matiesen)

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Danish-born character actor, in Hollywood during the 1920's. Cast in several films as Napoleon Bonaparte.

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