Romy Schneider

1938 - 1982

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Romy Schneider (German: [ˈʁoː.mi ˈʃnaɪ̯.dɐ] ; born Rosemarie Magdalena Albach; 23 September 1938 – 29 May 1982) was a German-French actress. She is regarded as one of the greatest screen actresses of all time and became a cult figure due to her role as Empress Elisabeth of Austria in the Sissi trilogy in the mid-1950s. She later reprised the role in a more mature version in Luchino Visconti's Ludwig (1973). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Romy Schneider has received more than 4,377,538 page views. Her biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Romy Schneider is the 28th most popular actor (up from 30th in 2019), the 22nd most popular biography from Austria (up from 28th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Austrian Actor.

Romy Schneider is best known for her roles in the French film "La Piscine" and the American film "The Poseidon Adventure."

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Among actors, Romy Schneider ranks 28 out of 13,578Before her are Marlon Brando, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jackie Chan, Sophia Loren, Danny DeVito, and James Stewart. After her are Patrick Swayze, Bud Spencer, Jim Carrey, Yul Brynner, Morgan Freeman, and Gina Lollobrigida.

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Among people born in 1938, Romy Schneider ranks 1After her are Kofi Annan, Juan Carlos I of Spain, Beatrix of the Netherlands, Adriano Celentano, Claudia Cardinale, Rudolf Nureyev, Queen Sofía of Spain, Jon Voight, Nico, Islam Karimov, and Leonid Kuchma. Among people deceased in 1982, Romy Schneider ranks 5Before her are Huang Xianfan, Grace Kelly, Leonid Brezhnev, and Ayn Rand. After her are Ingrid Bergman, Henry Fonda, Carl Orff, Roman Jakobson, Arthur Rubinstein, Philip K. Dick, and Rainer Werner Fassbinder.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Romy Schneider ranks 22 out of 1,424Before her are Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (1741), Karl Popper (1902), Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (1459), Alfred Adler (1870), Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor (1685), and Klara Hitler (1860). After her are Ferdinand I of Austria (1793), Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor (1747), Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria (1858), Charles I of Austria (1887), Anton Bruckner (1824), and Johann Strauss I (1804).

Among ACTORS In Austria

Among actors born in Austria, Romy Schneider ranks 2Before her are Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947). After her are Hedy Lamarr (1914), Christoph Waltz (1956), Maximilian Schell (1930), Helmut Berger (1944), Klaus Maria Brandauer (1943), Maria Schell (1926), Oskar Werner (1922), Katharina Schratt (1853), Senta Berger (1941), and Lotte Lenya (1898).

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