Erich von Stroheim (1885–1957)

Actor | Writer | Director



Photos

  • Constance Bennett and Erich von Stroheim in Three Faces East (1930)
  • Erich von Stroheim and Lili Damita in Friends and Lovers (1931)
  • Erich von Stroheim and Lili Damita in Friends and Lovers (1931)
  • Erich von Stroheim, Lili Damita, and Adolphe Menjou in Friends and Lovers (1931)
  • Erich von Stroheim and Lili Damita in Friends and Lovers (1931)
  • Erich von Stroheim and Jeanne Bates in The Mask of Diijon (1946)

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Filmography


All Filmography

Did You Know

Trivia

His longtime business manager was Elmer Cox, father of actor Dick Sargent.


Quotes

[on Irving Thalberg and the cutting of Greed (1924)] The man who cut my picture has nothing on his head but a hat!


Trademark

His films as a writer/director are often set in Austro-Germanic or Graustarkian locations, such as Vienna for Merry-Go-Round (1923), _The Wedding March (1928)_ and The Honeymoon (1930), the kingdom of Monteblanco in _The Merry Widow (1925)_ and the ...


Nickname

The Man You Love to Hate


Star Sign

Virgo

Personal Details

Born

Erich Oswald Stroheim

Vienna, Austria-Hungary [now Austria]

Died

(age 71)
Maurepas, Yvelines, France


Height:

5' 6¼" (1.68 m)

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