Max Schreck

1879 - 1936

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Friedrich Gustav Maximilian Schreck (6 September 1879 – 20 February 1936), known professionally as Max Schreck, was a German actor, best known for his lead role as the vampire Count Orlok in the film Nosferatu (1922). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Max Schreck has received more than 1,070,247 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Max Schreck is the 1,038th most popular actor (down from 935th in 2019), the 1,572nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,437th in 2019) and the 27th most popular German Actor.

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Among actors, Max Schreck ranks 1,038 out of 10,030Before him are Karin Dor, Kelly Bishop, Bernard Blier, Eleanor Parker, Mandy Patinkin, and Adel Emam. After him are Chris Pratt, Terry O'Quinn, Gordon Scott, Nino Manfredi, Mark Margolis, and Shih Kien.

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Among people born in 1879, Max Schreck ranks 57Before him are Aleksandar Stamboliyski, Agrippina Vaganova, Jacob Gade, Nikolai Medtner, Alla Nazimova, and Adolf Strauss. After him are Vladko Maček, Kartini, Henri Wallon, Samuel Goldwyn, Ethel Barrymore, and Jacques Copeau. Among people deceased in 1936, Max Schreck ranks 58Before him are Carl Stumpf, Marcel Grossmann, Alexander Berkman, Mehmet Akif Ersoy, Ramón del Valle-Inclán, and Kikunae Ikeda. After him are Edward Bach, Saitō Makoto, Mikhail Tomsky, Takahashi Korekiyo, Anna Boch, and Oscar Wisting.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Max Schreck ranks 1,572 out of 5,289Before him are Peter Cornelius (1824), Bert Sakmann (1942), Fredrik Pacius (1809), Jan Tschichold (1902), Georg Stumme (1886), and Eduard Mörike (1804). After him are August Kundt (1839), Thomas Tuchel (1973), Willi Hennig (1913), Princess Anna of Prussia (1836), Franz Aepinus (1724), and Hans Staden (1525).

Among ACTORS In Germany

Among actors born in Germany, Max Schreck ranks 27Before him are Til Schweiger (1963), Michael Fassbender (1977), Gottfried John (1942), Brigitte Helm (1906), William Dieterle (1893), and Karin Dor (1938). After him are Christiane F. (1962), Karin Schubert (1944), Lilli Palmer (1914), Anne Wiazemsky (1947), Diane Kruger (1976), and Martin Lawrence (1965).

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