Karlheinz Böhm

1928 - 2014

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Karlheinz Böhm (16 March 1928 – 29 May 2014) was an Austrian-German actor and philanthropist. He took part in 45 films and became well known in Austria and Germany for his role as Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria in the Sissi film trilogy and internationally for his role as Mark, the psychopathic protagonist of Peeping Tom, directed by Michael Powell. He was the founder of the trust Menschen für Menschen (“Humans for Humans”), which helps people in need in Ethiopia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karlheinz Böhm has received more than 339,302 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Karlheinz Böhm is the 566th most popular actor (down from 513th in 2019), the 890th most popular biography from Germany (down from 864th in 2019) and the 9th most popular German Actor.

Karlheinz Böhm is most famous for his interpretations of the works of Gustav Mahler.

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Among actors, Karlheinz Böhm ranks 566 out of 10,030Before him are Terence Stamp, Richard Barthelmess, Peter Cushing, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Forster, and La Belle Otero. After him are Dan Aykroyd, James Brolin, Michael Chekhov, Rade Šerbedžija, Winona Ryder, and Max Linder.

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Among people born in 1928, Karlheinz Böhm ranks 53Before him are Jim Lovell, Manfred Rommel, Jacques Rivette, James Ivory, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, and Francesco Cossiga. After him are Desmond Morris, Reynaldo Bignone, Adam West, Arnold Rüütel, Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and Ida Haendel. Among people deceased in 2014, Karlheinz Böhm ranks 43Before him are Lorin Maazel, Daniel Keyes, Robert A. Dahl, Yoshiko Yamaguchi, Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba, and Pete Seeger. After him are Gerald Edelman, Luise Rainer, Yozo Aoki, Maurice Duverger, P. D. James, and Rubin Carter.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Karlheinz Böhm ranks 890 out of 5,289Before him are Christoph Martin Wieland (1733), Marie of Prussia (1825), Gudrun Ensslin (1940), Friedrich Kuhlau (1786), Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse (1777), and Joachim II Hector, Elector of Brandenburg (1505). After him are Hans Oster (1887), Sophie of Württemberg (1818), Gustav Ritter von Kahr (1862), Erich Auerbach (1892), Johann Friedrich Overbeck (1789), and Johann Franz Encke (1791).

Among ACTORS In Germany

Among actors born in Germany, Karlheinz Böhm ranks 9Before him are Simone Signoret (1921), Curd Jürgens (1915), Magda Schneider (1909), Jürgen Prochnow (1941), Horst Tappert (1923), and Udo Kier (1944). After him are Lale Andersen (1905), Nastassja Kinski (1961), Gert Fröbe (1913), Luise Rainer (1910), Horst Buchholz (1933), and Hardy Krüger (1928).

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