Oskar Werner

1922 - 1984

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Oskar Werner (born Oskar Josef Bschließmayer; 13 November 1922 – 23 October 1984) was an Austrian stage and cinema actor whose prominent roles include two 1965 films, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold and Ship of Fools. Other notable films include Decision Before Dawn (1951), Jules and Jim (1962), Fahrenheit 451 (1966), The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968) and Voyage of the Damned (1976). Werner accepted both stage and film roles throughout his career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oskar Werner has received more than 556,432 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Oskar Werner is the 786th most popular actor (down from 729th in 2019), the 305th most popular biography from Austria (down from 293rd in 2019) and the 9th most popular Austrian Actor.

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Among actors, Oskar Werner ranks 786 out of 10,030. Before him are Norman Reedus, Betty White, Christine Baranski, Patrick Dempsey, Mistinguett, and Bob Fosse. After him are Wade Williams, Dominique Sanda, Maria Schneider, Rod Taylor, Shirley Knight, and Ben Cross.

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Among people born in 1922, Oskar Werner ranks 74Before him are Gianna Beretta Molla, Arthur Penn, Adolfo Celi, Ralph H. Baer, Karl-Otto Apel, and Betty White. After him are Ken Noritake, Annemarie Schimmel, Mao Anying, Alistair MacLean, Russ Meyer, and Charles Mingus. Among people deceased in 1984, Oskar Werner ranks 40Before him are Jiro Miyake, Henri Michaux, Count Basie, James Mason, Ansel Adams, and Moshé Feldenkrais. After him are Brassaï, Janet Gaynor, Joseph Losey, Hans Speidel, Walter Rauff, and Jackie Coogan.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Oskar Werner ranks 305 out of 1,075. Before him are Matthäus Hetzenauer (1924), René Spitz (1887), Paul Wittgenstein (1887), Richard Neutra (1892), Archduchess Elisabeth Amalie of Austria (1878), and Joe Zawinul (1932). After him are Friedrich Gulda (1930), Brassaï (1899), Brigitte Bierlein (1949), Carl Auer von Welsbach (1858), Fanny Elssler (1810), and Georg von Peuerbach (1423).

Among ACTORS In Austria

Among actors born in Austria, Oskar Werner ranks 9Before him are Hedy Lamarr (1914), Maximilian Schell (1930), Christoph Waltz (1956), Helmut Berger (1944), Maria Schell (1926), and Klaus Maria Brandauer (1943). After him are Katharina Schratt (1853), Lotte Lenya (1898), Senta Berger (1941), Helene Weigel (1900), Christine Kaufmann (1945), and Marisa Mell (1939).

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