John Brahm (August 17, 1893 – October 13, 1982) was a film and television director possibly best known today for directing a dozen of the original Twilight Zone episodes including the now classic “Time Enough at Last”. His films include The Undying Monster (1942), The Lodger (1944), Hangover Square (1945), the film noir The Locket (1946) with Laraine Day, Robert Mitchum, and Brian Aherne, and the Secret Sharer segment of Face to Face. He also directed the 3D horror film The Mad Magician 1954 with Vincent Price and Mary Murphy.
Brahm was born in Hamburg, Germany. He was the son of German actor Ludwig Brahm and the nephew of European theatrical impresario Otto Brahm.
John started his theatre career as a character actor. After World War I, shuttling between Vienna, Berlin and Paris, he became theatre director and was resident director for acting troupes at Deutsches Theater and the Lessing Theater, both in Berlin.
With the rise of Hitler, he first moved to England… read more