George Nader was a heartbreaking personality. Dashing good looks and stunning eyes were what made him a champion among the youth. Nader started his career with a small role in ‘Rustlers on Horseback’ (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rustlers_on_Horseback )by Republic Pictures. There were many small parts in TV serials and movies alike between 1950 and 1953.
However, Nader’s major breakthrough in the cinema came with his starring role in ‘Robot Monster’. It was among the few 3D movies made in that time and it became a huge hit. After being picked up by Universal Pictures, George Nader acted in many movies such as ‘Sins of Jezebel’(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sins_of_Jezebel ), ‘Congo Crossing’ (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0049091/?ref_=nv_sr_1 )and ‘Carnival Story’.
In most of the movies Nader was reduced to supporting roles. However, he managed to bag the starring roles in movies such as ‘The Second Greatest Sex’ and ‘Lady Godiva of Coventry’. He also received a Golden Globe as the ‘The Most Promising Newcomer’ for these movies.
Nader started his career by playing on the sets of Pasadena Playhouse. He was always one to be straight headed and down to earth. He never turned down any role and has many appearances on TV serials as well.
His most noteworthy TV episodes are with ‘The Loretta Young Show’, ‘Cavalcade of America’, ‘Hallmark Hall of Fame’ and ‘Climax!’ too. Nader’s other appearances are on TV shows like ‘Schlitz Playhouse of Stars’, ‘Your Play Time’ and ‘The Pepsi Cola Playhouse’.
Nader was a household name in both States and abroad. After his acting career in Hollywood got disrupted, he moved to Europe. He acted in a string of German films as the famous character ‘Jerry Cotton’. Some movies from this franchise are ‘Tread Softly’, ‘Manhattan Night of Murder’, ‘Tip Not Included’ and ‘The Trap Snaps Shut at Midnight’ among others.
The last movie which Nader ever acted in was a Television movie called ‘Nakia’. This was his final film role.