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 (lôr′ē), Peter Originally Laszlo Löwenstein. 1904-1964.
Hungarian-born American actor. In the German film M (1931) he portrayed a psychotic killer, establishing his trademark role as a sinister villain. His other films include The Maltese Falcon (1941) and Casablanca (1942).
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Noun1.Lorre - United States actor (born in Hungary) noted for playing sinister roles (1904-1964)
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Warner Bros TV axed his hit show Two And A Half Men af ter scandals in Sheen's private life and hi s publ i c r a nt s against show creator Chuck Lorre.
Earlier this week, Charlie Sheen said in a radio interview, "I violently hate Chaim Levine"a reference to the Hebrew name of Chuck Lorre, the director and creator of sitcom Two and a Half Men on which Sheen stars.
Although the 49-year-old actor has since apologised for his comments against Lorre, as well as for his off-hand remarks about co-star Jon Cryer, has (http://www.
Lorre noted that despite Janney's stature in the biz, she was willing to read with Faris to see if the two had the right chemistry.
Lorre recalled an encounter with the 41-year-old actor in the men's room at Golden Globes and admitted that he peeked and added that he is sure Affleck can play Batman, Us Magazine reported.
Lorre quickly called a halt to the rest of the current series of Two And A Half Men.
Lorre will be fine: He still has The Big Bang Theory to work on, anyway (as Tom Bissell reported in an excellent New Yorker profile, Lorre is a rare talent).
In 2011, Sheen fired off a verbal attack against Lorre during a radio interview.
Speaking on The Late Show with David Letterman, the 47-year-old actor, who was famously axed from the hit US sitcom after falling out with show boss Chuck Lorre, said he would like to appear in its last ever episode.
The 45-year-old actor was recently sacked from hit US sitcom Two and a Half Men after a series of high profile rants attacking the show's network, CBS, and producer Chuck Lorre.
The sacked Two And A Half Men star was accused of hating Jews after he called the show's writer Chuck Lorre by his Hebrew name in an angry online rant.