Daniel Emilfork - UnifranceDaniel Emilfork (7 April 1924 – 17 October 2006) was a Chilean stage and film actor who made his career in France. He worked with such noted directors as Federico Fellini, George Cukor and Jean Pierre Jeunet.

Emilfork was born in San Felipe, Chile[1] after his Jewish socialist parents from Kiev[2] fled a pogrom in Odessa. At age 25, he left Chile and settled in France, because, according to his friend Alejandro Jodorowsky, he didn't feel comfortable being a homosexual man in Chile.[3][4] Emilfork's face was out of the norm and had made him a choice character actor for films such as The City of Lost Children (1995). He specialized in roles of villains. Previously he had played in The Devil's Nightmare (1971), Travels with My Aunt (1972) and Fellini's Casanova (1976), in Roman Polanski's Pirates (1986) and in Taxandria (1994). He carried on acting up until his death, his last film appearing in 2007. He died in Paris, France.

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