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Oskar Werner

1922 - 1984

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Oskar Werner (German: [ˈɔskaʁ ˈvɛʁnɐ]; 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 828,500 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Oskar Werner is the 721st most popular actor (up from 785th in 2019), the 284th most popular biography from Austria (up from 305th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Austrian Actor.

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Among actors, Oskar Werner ranks 721 out of 9,996Before him are Ray Liotta, Ron Howard, Claudia Mori, Andy Serkis, Holland Taylor, and Sondra Locke. After him are Erik Bruhn, Ben Stiller, Mark Strong, Emma Watson, Viola Davis, and Adolfo Celi.

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Among people born in 1922, Oskar Werner ranks 61Before him are John B. Goodenough, Michael Cacoyannis, Har Gobind Khorana, Richard Hamilton, Lucian Freud, and Toots Thielemans. After him are Joan Fuster, Adolfo Celi, George Blake, Yuri Lotman, Barbara Bel Geddes, and Carl Reiner. Among people deceased in 1984, Oskar Werner ranks 38Before him are Stanislaw Ulam, Karl Rahner, Jackie Coogan, Irwin Shaw, Moshé Feldenkrais, and Henri Michaux. After him are Joseph Losey, Tito Gobbi, Brassaï, Janet Gaynor, James Mason, and Yılmaz Güney.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Oskar Werner ranks 284 out of 1,237Before him are Hermann Buhl (1924), Gustav Wagner (1911), Friedrich von Wieser (1851), Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria (1614), Hans Hollein (1934), and Friedrich Adler (1879). After him are Maria Theresia von Paradis (1759), Sigismund, Archduke of Austria (1427), Franz Böhme (1885), Guido von List (1848), Archduchess Barbara of Austria (1539), and Georg Joachim Rheticus (1514).

Among ACTORS In Austria

Among actors born in Austria, Oskar Werner ranks 10Before him are Christoph Waltz (1956), Maximilian Schell (1930), Helmut Berger (1944), Klaus Maria Brandauer (1943), Maria Schell (1926), and Katharina Schratt (1853). After him are Lotte Lenya (1898), Senta Berger (1941), Helene Weigel (1900), Christine Kaufmann (1945), Barbara Valentin (1940), and Martin Weinek (1964).

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