Erich Oswald Hans Carl Maria von Stroheim (born Erich Oswald Stroheim; September 22, 1885 – May 12, 1957) was an Austrian-American director, screenwriter, actor, and producer, most noted as a film star and avant-garde, visionary director of the silent era.
Erich von Stroheim, original name Erich Oswald Stroheim, (born September 22, 1885, Vienna, Austria—died May 12, 1957, near Paris, France), one of the most critically respected motion-picture directors of the 20th century, best known for the uncompromising realism and accuracy of detail in his films.
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Erich von Stroheim (1885-1957) Actor Writer Director IMDbPro Starmeter See rank Play Trailer 3:14 Sunset Blvd. (1950) 4 Videos 99+ Photos Erich von Stroheim was born Erich Oswald Stroheim in 1885, in Vienna, Austria, to Johanna (Bondy), from Prague, and Benno Stroheim, a hatter from Gleiwitz, Germany (now Gliwice, Poland). His family was Jewish.
Erich von Stroheim was born Erich Oswald Stroheim in 1885, in Vienna, Austria, to Johanna (Bondy), from Prague, and Benno Stroheim, a hatter from Gleiwitz, Germany (now Gliwice, Poland). His family was Jewish. After spending some time working in his father's hat factory, he emigrated to America around 1909.
Later an assistant for D. W. Griffith, von Stroheim brokered a deal, agreeing to work for free for the chance to direct his first film. "Blind Husbands" (1919) was a hit despite von Stroheim's ...
Sep 26, 2022 · Erich von Stroheim didn’t live to see John Ford’s classic western The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962), but it’s easy to imagine that if he had, he’d have offered up a wry smile at the local newspaperman’s immortal exit line: “This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.”