Motivational Leon Askin Quotes And Sayings

Leon Askin Quotes:- Leon Askin (September 18, 1907 – June 3, 2005) was an Austrian Jewish actor best known for portraying the character “General Burkhalter” on the TV situation comedy Hogan’s Heroes.

Inspirational Leon Askin Quotes

It is a great deal of difference to receive an honorary title or a title in his profession.
Leon Askin

Inspirational Leon Askin Quotes

The interest of my mother was more in the entertainment field. She loved to go to concerts and to the theatre.
Leon Askin

My father was an ardent socialist for many years.
Leon Askin

It was one of the great changes in my life to become a Dumont actor.
Leon Askin

In the morning we received some very thin coffee. For lunch we had potato soup with a few pieces of meat in it, in the evening we had a very thin meat soup with some potatoes in it.
Leon Askin


We wanted to bring the political situation in Austria on stage. Naturally, we could not do that without pointing to Austrian’s northern neighbor Germany.
Leon Askin

Unfortunately, I put the opening date on the 5th of December 1941 and on the 7th of December the Japanese bombarded Pearl Harbour. My dream of a theater in Washington D.C. came to a prompt end.
Leon Askin

From that moment on I knew my profession in life was and has remained until today an actor’s life.
Leon Askin

Famous Leon Askin Quotes And Sayings

At the end of my life, I have achieved belated fame and recognition in the city of my birth.
Leon Askin

A Dumont actor was considered to be too stilted – the way we Dumont actors used to speak.
Leon Askin

1988 I also received from the city of Vienna the cross of honor for art and science. These titles and the various honors mean a great deal to me, most of all for the reason that they would mean a great deal to my parents too.
Leon Askin

Especially for my father it was a great change. He used to be a socialist and even a member of the socialist party. But then he became an orthodox Jew.
Leon Askin

Directors and producers were afraid of a Dumont actor while at the same time they admired him.
Leon Askin

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