Otto Kruger fatally shot in 'Corregidor'

Otto Kruger fatally shot in Corregidor

Otto Kruger (1885 - 1974)

Film DeathsEdit

  • The Zero Hour (1939) [Julian Forbes]: Commits suicide.
  • Corregidor (1943) [Dr. Jan Stockman]: Fatally machine gunned when Japanese fighter/bombers strafe the field hospital he was working in.
  • Night Plane from Chungking (1943) [Albert Pasavy]: Shot to death.
  • Murder My Sweet (Farewell, My Lovely) (1944) [Jules Amthor]: Neck snapped (off-screen) by Mike Mazurki in Otto's office; his body (just his legs) is shown afterwards when Dick Powell discovers him. (Thanks to DeMan)
  • Storm Over Lisbon (Inside the Underworld) (1944) [Alexis Vanderlyn]: Shot to death by Erich von Stroheim, who then orders Eduardo Cianelli to throw Otto's body from the casino tower into the river. (Thanks to DeMan)
  • Jungle Captive (1945)  [Dr. Stendahl]: Mauled by the Ape Woman (Vicki Lane).
  • Lulu Belle (1948) [Harry Randolph]: Shot by his wife (Charlotte Wynters).

TV DeathsEdit

None known.

Notable ConnectionsEdit

  • Great-nephew of Paul Kruger (former President of South Africa).
  • Father of stage actress Ottilie Kruger.
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