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Paul Henreid Height, Weight, Age, Death, Family, Children

Paul Henreid Quick Info
Height 6 ft 3 in
Weight 76 kg
Date of Birth January 10, 1908
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Date of Death March 29, 1992

Paul Henreid was an Austrian actor, director, producer, and writer best known for appearing as Victor Laszlo in the romantic drama film Casablanca (1942) and Jerry Durrance in the drama film Now, Voyager (1942). His film credits also include Joan of Paris, An Englishman’s HomeHollow Triumph, Night Train to MunichThe ConspiratorsSo Young So Bad, Song of LoveIn Our TimeUnder Your Hat, Exorcist II: The Heretic, The Spanish Main, Of Human BondageMorgenrotDeceptionTen Thousand Bedrooms, For Men Only, Last of the Buccaneers, Between Two WorldsDevotionA Woman’s Devotion, Rope of SandPardon My FrenchDans la vie tout s’arrangeStolen FaceDeep in My HeartFour Horsemen of the Apocalypse, Pirates of TripoliMeet Me in Las VegasSiren of BagdadCabaretHoliday for LoversNever So FewDeath Among Friends, Thief of Damascus, The Madwoman of ChaillotThe Failing of RaymondLove in Morocco, and Goodbye, Mr. Chips.

Born Name

Paul Georg Julius Hernreid

Nick Name


Paul Henreid as seen in an original publicity photo signed 'To Saul Goodman', 1940s
Paul Henreid as seen in an original publicity photo signed ‘To Saul Goodman’, the 1940s (Studio / RR Auctions / / Public Domain)


He was born on January 10, 1908.


On March 29, 1992, Paul Henreid died of pneumonia at the age of 84 in Santa Monica, California, United States.

Resting Place

Woodlawn Cemetery in Santa Monica, California, United States

Sun Sign


Born Place

Trieste, Austria-Hungary


Austrian nationality



Paul Henreid studied at Theresianische Akademie, a private boarding and day school governed by the laws for public schools in Vienna, Austria. He also took theatre lessons in Vienna, Austria.


Actor, Director, Producer, Writer


  • Father – Karl Alphons Hernreid (Viennese Banker) (b. Carl Hirsch) (died in April 1916)
  • Mother – Maria-Luise (Lendecke)
  • Others – Emil Hirsch/Hernried (Paternal Grandfather), Laura Karoline Schefteles (Paternal Grandmother)




6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm


76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Paul Henreid dated –

  1. Michèle Morgan – He was once romantically involved with French actor Michèle Morgan.
  2. Ingrid Bergman – Paul Henreid dated Swedish actor Ingrid Bergman and they also worked together in the 1942 romantic drama film Casablanca.
  3. Ida Lupino – Paul went out with British actor, director, writer, and producer Ida Lupino in the past. They co-starred in the 1944 romantic drama film In Our Time.
  4. Elizabeth “Lisl” Camilla Julia Gluck (1936-1992) – In 1936, he married Elizabeth “Lisl” Camilla Julia Gluck (1908–1993) and they adopted two daughters named Monika Henreid (b. April 14, 1943) and Mimi Duncan. Paul and Elizabeth remained together until his death in 1992.
  5. Hedy Lamarr (1942) – He had an affair with Austro-Hungarian-born American actor and inventor Hedy Lamarr in the year 1942.
  6. Merle Oberon (1951) – Paul Henreid had a short-term romance with Indian-born British actor, writer, and producer Merle Oberon in 1951.
  7. Zsa Zsa Gabor (1951) – In 1951, he had a fling with Hungarian-American socialite and actor Zsa Zsa Gabor.
  8. Claudette Colbert (1957) – He went out with American actor Claudette Colbert in 1957.

Race / Ethnicity


Paul Henreid was of Ashkenazi Jewish descent on his father’s side and had Austrian roots on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Deep-set eyes

Paul Henreid Facts

  1. Due to anti-semitism, his father converted from Judaism to Catholicism in 1904.
  2. Despite his family’s objections, he went on to receive theatre training in Vienna.
  3. Along with Bette Davis, Claude Rains, and Gladys Cooper, Paul Henreid co-starred as Jeremiah “Jerry” Duvaux Durrance in the drama film Now, Voyager in 1942.
  4. He once said, “I never felt Lee Strasberg could act, and I fail to see how someone who can’t act can teach acting.”
  5. Paul Henreid was a registered Republican.
  6. As a director, he worked on the films – For Men Only (1952), A Woman’s Devotion (1956), Live Fast, Die Young (1958), Girls on the Loose (1958), Dead Ringer (1964), and Ballad in Blue (1964).
  7. He was awarded 2 stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame – one for his work in films at 6366 Hollywood Boulevard and another for his work in television at 1720 Vine Street.
  8. Paul Henreid was selected as Turner Classic Movies Star of the Month in July 2013 and was honored with a day of his filmography during the Turner Classic Movies Summer Under the Stars Festival on August 28, 2020.

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