Actor | Writer | Director
Known as 'The Man You Love to Hate' a billing he got for his role of an obnoxious German in the 1918 propaganda film 'The Heart of Humanity' In the film he not only attempted to violate the leading lady but nonchalantly tossed a baby out of a window.
If you live in France and you have written one good book, or painted one good picture, or directed one outstanding film, 50 years ago, and nothing ever since, you are still recognized as an artist and honored accordingly ... In Hollywood - in ...
His films often explored the nature of human cruelty and greed and the loss of innocence.
The Man You Love to Hate
Erich Oswald Hans Carl Maria Von Stroheim
Vienna, Austria-Hungary [now Austria]
Maurepas, Seine-et-Oise [now Yvelines], France