Skip Homeier

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Skip Homeier (born as George Vincent Homeier on October 5, 1930) is an actor. Homeier began acting as Skippy Homeier at the age of six, on the radio show Portia Faces Life. From 1943 until 1944 he played the role of Emil in the Broadway play, Tomorrow the World. Cast as a child indoctrinated into Nazism, who is brought to the United States from Germany following the death of his parents, Homeier was praised for his performance. He played the troubled youngster in the 1944 film adaptation and received good reviews playing opposite Fredric March and Betty Field as his American uncle and aunt. Although Homeier worked frequently throughout his childhood and adolescence, playing wayward youths with no chance of redemption. he did not become a major star, but was able to make a transition from child actor to adult, especially in a range of roles as delinquent youths, common in Hollywood films of the 1950s. In 1954, he guest-starred in an episode of the NBC legal drama Justice, based on cases of the Legal Aid Society of New York. Thereafter, he guest-starred on Steve McQueen's Wanted Dead or Alive, a CBS western series.


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