Maximilian Schell

1930 - 2014

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Maximilian Schell (8 December 1930 – 1 February 2014) was an Austrian-born Swiss film and stage 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 acting and literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maximilian Schell has received more than 1,523,162 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Maximilian Schell is the 227th most popular actor (down from 178th in 2019), the 102nd most popular biography from Austria (down from 93rd in 2019) and the 4th 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 227 out of 10,030Before him are Julia Roberts, Ernest Borgnine, Bryan Cranston, Jack Lemmon, Lauren Bacall, and Jennifer Aniston. After him are Julianne Moore, Malcolm McDowell, Kurt Russell, Christopher Reeve, Jessica Lange, and Sidney Poitier.

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Among people born in 1930, Maximilian Schell ranks 29Before him are Anton LaVey, Pete Conrad, Tu Youyou, Ion Iliescu, Bernie Ecclestone, and Claude Chabrol. After him are Harold Pinter, Niki de Saint Phalle, Immanuel Wallerstein, Silvana Mangano, Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, and Biljana Plavšić. Among people deceased in 2014, Maximilian Schell ranks 18Before him are Nadine Gordimer, Luis Aragonés, Hiroo Onoda, Richard Kiel, Jacques Le Goff, and Lauren Bacall. After him are Louis Zamperini, Alain Resnais, Paco de Lucía, Richard Attenborough, Alexander Grothendieck, and Mickey Rooney.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Maximilian Schell ranks 102 out of 1,075Before him are Karl von Frisch (1886), Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen (1742), Sándor Márai (1900), Margaret of Austria, Queen of Spain (1584), Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928), and Archduke Otto of Austria (1865). After him are Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1906), Paul Feyerabend (1924), Paula Hitler (1896), Christoph Waltz (1956), Baroness Mary Vetsera (1871), and Charles V, Duke of Lorraine (1643).

Among ACTORS In Austria

Among actors born in Austria, Maximilian Schell ranks 4Before him are Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947), Romy Schneider (1938), and Hedy Lamarr (1914). After him are Christoph Waltz (1956), Helmut Berger (1944), Maria Schell (1926), Klaus Maria Brandauer (1943), Oskar Werner (1922), Katharina Schratt (1853), Lotte Lenya (1898), and Senta Berger (1941).

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