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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 3,744,214 page views. Her biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Romy Schneider is the 30th most popular actor (up from 32nd in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Austria (down from 27th 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 30 out of 9,996Before her are Morgan Freeman, Bud Spencer, Danny DeVito, Patrick Swayze, James Dean, and Terence Hill. After her are Jack Nicholson, Vivien Leigh, Charles Bronson, Sarah Bernhardt, Harrison Ford, and Yul Brynner.

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Among people born in 1938, Romy Schneider ranks 2Before her is Kofi Annan. After her are Juan Carlos I of Spain, Beatrix of the Netherlands, Claudia Cardinale, Adriano Celentano, Jon Voight, Rudolf Nureyev, Queen Sofía of Spain, Leonid Kuchma, Nico, and Islam Karimov. Among people deceased in 1982, Romy Schneider ranks 5Before her are Grace Kelly, Huang Xianfan, Leonid Brezhnev, and Ayn Rand. After her are Ingrid Bergman, Carl Orff, Arthur Rubinstein, Roman Jakobson, Henry Fonda, Philip K. Dick, and Hans-Ulrich Rudel.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Romy Schneider ranks 28 out of 1,237Before her are Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma (1791), Johann Strauss II (1825), Ferdinand I of Austria (1793), Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor (1747), Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria (1858), and Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1640). After her are Johann Strauss I (1804), Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor (1552), Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (1578), Niki Lauda (1949), Egon Schiele (1890), and Herbert von Karajan (1908).

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), Katharina Schratt (1853), Oskar Werner (1922), Lotte Lenya (1898), and Senta Berger (1941).

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