Turhan BeyBorn: 1922-03-30 - Died: 2012-09-30
Cause of Death: Parkinson's disease
Who was Turhan Bey :
Turhan Bey was a well-known actor and producer from Vienna, Austria. He is most well-known for his various roles during the 1940s, and also for his roles as Centauri Emperor Turhan / Turval in the hit sci-fi television series Babylon 5.
Bey, originally from Austria, moved to America in the 1940s to escape the Nazi invasion. After Bey's acting career temporarily died down at the end of the 1940s, Bey returned to Austria to pursue photography and stage directing careers. Later in life, Bey came back to the USA, where he performed various small roles in well-known American television shows.