Rudolph Christians

  1. Robert Edeson, Foolish Wives, 1921.      The German-born stage and screen actor was the playing the US special envoy to Monaco when he contracted pneumonia and died. Rather than re-shoot all his (silent) scenes, the director and star, Erich von Stroheim, ordered Universal to find a lookalike to complete the role. Enter: Edeson from New Orleans… and 98 other movies during 1912-1930.

 Birth year: 1869Death year: 1921Other name: Casting Calls:  1