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Russian-Jewish character actor, born Adolf Heinrich Münz and first stage in 1912. Briefly popular in German period dramas and comedies of the early 1930's. After the de-facto annexation of Austria by Germany in 1938, emigrated to the United States via Prague and Southampton. In Hollywood from 1941, he played assorted Teutonic characters in B-movies under the name 'John Mylong'. Adopted American citizenship in 1948.

Jack Mylong-Münz could only took part in few more movies in the sound film era of the 30's like in Alfred Hitchcock's "Mary - Sir John greift ein" (1930) as well as in "Der Greifer" 19(30), "Der Zinker" (1931), "Die unsichtbare Front" (1932) and "Salon Dora Green" (1933) before he had to emigrate because of the political situation in Germany.

The actor Jack Mylong-Münz (also casted as John Mylong) was born in Vienna. After first experiences at the theater he made his silent movie debut in the 20's and launched a busy film career.

He was able to continue his career in the American exile though his roles weren't as huge as in the 20's.

For the movie The House in Montevideo (1951) , in which he played a lawyer , he returned for the last time back to Germany .

He became an American citizen in 1948.

He became a very popular actor from the middle of the 20's with productions like "Venezianische Liebesabenteuer" (1925), Kinder der Strasse" (1928) and "Napoleon auf St. Helena" (1929).

The television became eventually more and more dominant in his career in the 50's.