Born on December 13, 1915
From Solln, Germany
Curd Jürgens as "Von Stolberg"
During the Battle of the Atlantic in World War II, two equally able captains on opposing sides square off in a life-and-death game of tactical maneuvering. American Capt. Murrell (Robert Mitchum) helms the destroyer USS Haynes, while his Nazi counterpart, Von Stolberg (Curt Jurgens), commands a German U-boat. As both men follow their orders, they push their crews to greater lengths to achieve victory. Over the course of the intense battle, a respect develops among enemies.
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1958)||Nominated||Foreign Actor|