Lionel Royce was an actor in Nazi Germany who lost his job for being a Jew. He went to the Alps, grew a beard and bathed in hydrogen to dye all his hair. Nazis praised him as living proof of superior Aryan blood when he returned to the stage as a successful self-taught actor.

Lionel Royce was an actor in Nazi Germany who lost his job for being a Jew. He went to the Alps, grew a beard and bathed in hydrogen to dye all his hair. Nazis praised him as living proof of superior Aryan blood when he returned to the stage as a successful self-taught actor.

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A young Lionel Royce's image
Lionel Royce

He is popular for his work in movies like Road to Zanzibar Monsieur Lebec. (1941) and Victory Pedro. (1940)

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