Romy Schneider

1938 - 1982

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Romy Schneider (German: [ˈʁoː.mi ˈʃnaɪ̯.dɐ] (listen); born Rosemarie Magdalena Albach; 23 September 1938 – 29 May 1982) was a German-French actress. She began her career in the German Heimatfilm genre in the early 1950s when she was 15. From 1955 to 1957, she played the central character of Empress Elisabeth of Austria in the Austrian Sissi trilogy, and 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 2,870,711 page views. Her biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Romy Schneider is the 32nd most popular actor (down from 31st in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from Austria (down from 26th 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 32 out of 10,030Before her are Sarah Bernhardt, Yul Brynner, Danny DeVito, Elizabeth Taylor, Dustin Hoffman, and Patrick Swayze. After her are Terence Hill, James Dean, Debbie Reynolds, Meryl Streep, Claudia Cardinale, and Anthony Quinn.

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Among people born in 1938, Romy Schneider ranks 3Before her are Kofi Annan and Juan Carlos I of Spain. After her are Beatrix of the Netherlands, Claudia Cardinale, Rudolf Nureyev, Adriano Celentano, Jon Voight, Queen Sofía of Spain, Farah Pahlavi, Christopher Lloyd, and Nico. Among people deceased in 1982, Romy Schneider ranks 4Before her are Huang Xianfan, Leonid Brezhnev, and Ayn Rand. After her are Ingrid Bergman, Carl Orff, Henry Fonda, Grace Kelly, Anna Freud, Roman Jakobson, Hans-Ulrich Rudel, and Philip K. Dick.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Romy Schneider ranks 27 out of 1,075Before her are Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor (1685), Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor (1747), Charles I of Austria (1887), Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1640), Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma (1791), and Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (1578). After her are Egon Schiele (1890), Johann Strauss I (1804), Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor (1552), Arnold Schoenberg (1874), Ferdinand I of Austria (1793), and Konrad Lorenz (1903).

Among ACTORS In Austria

Among actors born in Austria, Romy Schneider ranks 2Before her are Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947). After her are Hedy Lamarr (1914), Maximilian Schell (1930), 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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