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Maximilian Schell

1930 - 2014

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Maximilian Schell (8 December 1930 – 1 February 2014) was an Austrian-born Swiss actor, who also wrote, directed and produced some of his own films. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 1961 American film Judgment at Nuremberg, his second acting role in Hollywood. Born in Austria, his parents were involved in the arts and he grew up surrounded by performance and literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maximilian Schell has received more than 2,123,060 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). Maximilian Schell is the 221st most popular actor (up from 227th in 2019), the 101st most popular biography from Austria (up from 102nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Austrian Actor.

Maximilian Schell is most famous for his role in the movie "Judgement at Nuremberg" where he played the part of Hans Rolfe.

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Among actors, Maximilian Schell ranks 221 out of 9,996Before him are Dianne Wiest, Franco Nero, Pola Negri, Aishwarya Rai, Patrick Stewart, and Geoffrey Rush. After him are Paul Walker, John Hurt, Julia Roberts, Benny Hill, Melina Mercouri, and Dwayne Johnson.

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Among people born in 1930, Maximilian Schell ranks 26Before him are Silvana Mangano, Anton LaVey, Richard Harris, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Pete Conrad, and Philippe Noiret. After him are Ion Iliescu, Claude Chabrol, Niki de Saint Phalle, Tu Youyou, Harold Pinter, and Immanuel Wallerstein. Among people deceased in 2014, Maximilian Schell ranks 14Before him are Wojciech Jaruzelski, Claudio Abbado, Eli Wallach, Joe Cocker, Luis Aragonés, and Shirley Temple. After him are Jacques Le Goff, Harold Ramis, Richard Attenborough, Alexander Grothendieck, Paco de Lucía, and Lauren Bacall.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Maximilian Schell ranks 101 out of 1,237Before him are Sándor Márai (1900), Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen (1742), Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria (1883), Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria (1738), Shmuel Yosef Agnon (1888), and Alma Mahler (1879). After him are Paula Hitler (1896), Alfred Hermann Fried (1864), Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928), Charles V, Duke of Lorraine (1643), Josef Strauss (1827), and Hans Asperger (1906).

Among ACTORS In Austria

Among actors born in Austria, Maximilian Schell ranks 5Before him are Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947), Romy Schneider (1938), Hedy Lamarr (1914), and Christoph Waltz (1956). After him are Helmut Berger (1944), Klaus Maria Brandauer (1943), Maria Schell (1926), Katharina Schratt (1853), Oskar Werner (1922), Lotte Lenya (1898), and Senta Berger (1941).

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