Harold Huber

About Harold Huber

Who is it?: Actor, Producer, Soundtrack
Birth Day: December 05, 1909
Birth Place:  New York City, New York, United States
Cause of death: during surgery
Resting place: Mount Hebron Cemetery in Queens
Alma mater: New York University Columbia Law School
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1930–1959
Spouse(s): Ethel Huber (?-1959) (his death) 1 child
Children: Margaret Huber

Harold Huber

Harold Huber was born on December 05, 1909 in  New York City, New York, United States, is Actor, Producer, Soundtrack. Harold Huber was born on December 5, 1909 in New York City, New York, USA as Harold Joseph Huberman. He was an actor and producer, known for Charlie Chan on Broadway (1937), The Lady and the Mob (1939) and Parachute Jumper (1933). He was married to Ethel. He died on September 29, 1959 in New York City.
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As per our current Database, Harold Huber has been died on September 29, 1959(1959-09-29) (aged 49)\nNew York City, New York, U.S..

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When Harold Huber die, Harold Huber was 49 years old.

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Occupation Actor
Age 49 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born December 05, 1909 ( New York City, New York, United States)
Birthday December 05
Town/City  New York City, New York, United States
Nationality United States

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Harold Huber’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn is a sign that represents time and responsibility, and its representatives are traditional and often very serious by nature. These individuals possess an inner state of independence that enables significant progress both in their personal and professional lives. They are masters of self-control and have the ability to lead the way, make solid and realistic plans, and manage many people who work for them at any time. They will learn from their mistakes and get to the top based solely on their experience and expertise.

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Harold Huber was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.

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Huber was born in the Bronx to Jewish immigrants from Imperial Russia, who had arrived in the United States as infants. His father was the manager of an optical firm. Harold Huberman entered New York University in the Fall of 1925 at age sixteen. He was a member of the university debate team, and by his third year had become Editor of a school magazine called The Medley. His tenure at that post was marked by an incident, reported in the newspapers, when the administration suspended publication of The Medley in May 1928 for printing "low humor...not fit to bear the name of New York University".


After graduating from NYU in 1929, Huberman attended Columbia University for a short time, reportedly in the School of Law, but apparently dropped out after getting his first acting job in 1930.


On September 22, 1930, Harold Huberman became Harold Huber, for a Broadway adaption of A Farewell to Arms. This first acting job lasted a month. He also appeared in the Broadway productions The Assassin (1945), Merry-Go-Round (1932), Two Seconds (1931), and First Night (1930) before landing roles in some Warner Bros. films shot on location in New York. His face was scarred in an amateur fencing match, adding to his signature character image as heavies.


Huber made his film debut in Central Park in late 1932, followed quickly by a bit part in 20,000 Years in Sing Sing. He appeared in nearly 100 films in the 1930s and 1940s. An early noteworthy role was as the stool-pigeon Nunnheim in The Thin Man (1934). He played many roles requiring him to assume different accents, like Ito Nakamura, a Japanese American in the 1942 film Little Tokyo, U.S.A.. Among his many roles were appearances as a police officer in various Charlie Chan films, including an American in Charlie Chan on Broadway (1937), a French officer in Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo (1937) and Charlie Chan in City in Darkness (1939), and a Brazilian in Charlie Chan in Rio (1941). He played a key supporting role as a member of the French Foreign Legion in Beau Geste (1939). He also played roles in films featuring Mr. Moto and Charlie McCarthy.


Huber starred as Hercule Poirot in The Adventures of M. Hercule Poirot in a weekly half-hour program from February to October, 1945 (the program is also cited as being titled simply Hercule Poirot or Agatha Christie's Poirot). Agatha Christie introduced the initial broadcast of the series via shortwave radio. In October 1946, Huber began a year-long run on radio as Poirot in a daily fifteen-minute program on CBS, called Mystery of the Week, with scripts by Alfred Bester. Huber also portrayed Fu Manchu on radio in an eponymous program.


Huber's television debut came in 1950, as the star of a weekly half-hour drama, I Cover Times Square, on ABC. He played Johnny Warren, a nationally known newspaper and radio columnist. Huber also produced the New York-made show, which lasted only one season.


In September 1958, Huber co-starred with Eva Gabor in a short-lived off-Broadway revival of Frank Wedekind's play Lulu, his last professional credit.


Huber died during surgery at Jewish Memorial Hospital on September 29, 1959, leaving behind his wife Ethel and daughter Margaret. He was buried at Mount Hebron Cemetery in Queens.

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