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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 1,398,752 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Max Schreck is the 916th most popular actor (up from 1,038th in 2019), the 1,373rd most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,572nd in 2019) and the 20th most popular German Actor.

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Among actors, Max Schreck ranks 916 out of 9,996Before him are Lee Remick, Matthew Perry, Jennifer Grey, Gary Busey, Kathleen Turner, and Grace Zabriskie. After him are Stewart Granger, David Graf, Olga Knipper, Til Schweiger, Randolph Scott, and Anne Parillaud.

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Among people born in 1879, Max Schreck ranks 49Before him are Huda Sha'arawi, Knud Rasmussen, Margaret Sanger, Wanda Landowska, William Beveridge, and Paul Poiret. After him are Edward Steichen, Bedřich Hrozný, Hisaichi Terauchi, Adolf Strauss, Alfred Korzybski, and Nikolai Medtner. Among people deceased in 1936, Max Schreck ranks 52Before him are Wilhelm Gustloff, José Sanjurjo, Infante Alfonso Carlos, Duke of San Jaime, Bertha Pappenheim, Duan Qirui, and Marcel Grossmann. After him are Kikunae Ikeda, Basil Zaharoff, Carl Stumpf, Mikhail Tomsky, Edward Bach, and Mehmet Akif Ersoy.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Max Schreck ranks 1,373 out of 6,142Before him are William I, Elector of Hesse (1743), Friedrich Hund (1896), Maria Josepha Amalia of Saxony (1803), Conrad II of Italy (1074), Siegfried Kracauer (1889), and Prince Adalbert of Prussia (1884). After him are Duchess Helene of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1814), Hans Driesch (1867), John George IV, Elector of Saxony (1668), Til Schweiger (1963), Axel Honneth (1949), and Hartmann von Aue (1160).

Among ACTORS In Germany

Among actors born in Germany, Max Schreck ranks 20Before him are Horst Tappert (1923), Lale Andersen (1905), Karin Schubert (1944), Gottfried John (1942), Brigitte Helm (1906), and Hildegard Knef (1925). After him are Til Schweiger (1963), Lilli Palmer (1914), Karin Dor (1938), Erika Mann (1905), Elke Sommer (1940), and Anne Wiazemsky (1947).

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