Curd Jürgens

1915 - 1982

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Curd Gustav Andreas Gottlieb Franz Jürgens (13 December 1915 – 18 June 1982) was a German-Austrian stage and film actor. He was usually billed in English-speaking films as Curt Jurgens. He was well known for playing Ernst Udet in Des Teufels General. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Curd Jürgens has received more than 901,796 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Curd Jürgens is the 410th most popular actor (up from 446th in 2019), the 655th most popular biography from Germany (up from 744th in 2019) and the 4th most popular German Actor.

Curd Jürgens is most famous for his role as Major Heinrich Strasser in the 1965 James Bond film "Thunderball."

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Among actors, Curd Jürgens ranks 410 out of 10,030Before him are Diana Rigg, Charlie Sheen, Robert Vaughn, Giancarlo Giannini, Matthew McConaughey, and Raquel Welch. After him are Tobin Bell, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Marina Vlady, Penélope Cruz, Robert Wagner, and Gena Rowlands.

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Among people born in 1915, Curd Jürgens ranks 25Before him are Saul Bellow, Billie Holiday, Hu Yaobang, Fred Hoyle, Les Paul, and Stanley Matthews. After him are Aung San, Charles H. Townes, Robert A. Dahl, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Brother Roger, and Bob Kane. Among people deceased in 1982, Curd Jürgens ranks 34Before him are Hugh Everett III, Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr, Helen of Greece and Denmark, E. H. Carr, John Belushi, and Mikhail Suslov. After him are Cevdet Sunay, Lee Strasberg, Ivan Bagramyan, Walther Wenck, Peter Weiss, and William Giauque.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Curd Jürgens ranks 655 out of 5,289Before him are John of Saxony (1801), Carlos Kleiber (1930), Gustav Heinemann (1899), Maria Barbara Bach (1684), John, Elector of Saxony (1468), and Peter Kürten (1883). After him are Hans Georg Dehmelt (1922), Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi (1743), Hans Fallada (1893), Otto Grotewohl (1894), Johann Joachim Quantz (1697), and Theodor Morell (1886).

Among ACTORS In Germany

Among actors born in Germany, Curd Jürgens ranks 4Before him are Marlene Dietrich (1901), Bruce Willis (1955), and Simone Signoret (1921). After him are Magda Schneider (1909), Jürgen Prochnow (1941), Horst Tappert (1923), Udo Kier (1944), Karlheinz Böhm (1928), Lale Andersen (1905), Nastassja Kinski (1961), and Gert Fröbe (1913).

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