Death Place Matching "Vienna, Austria" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. John Banner
Actor | Hogan's Heroes
John Banner, who achieved television immortality for his portrayal of the Luftwaffe POW camp guard Sergeant Schultz in the TV series Hogan's Heroes (1965). He was born on Tuesday, January 28th, 1910 in Vienna. Vienna was the capital of what was then the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The 28-year-old ...
2. Curd Jürgens
Actor | The Spy Who Loved Me
Curd Jürgens (commonly billed as "Curt Jurgens" in anglophone countries) was one of the most successful European film actors of the 20th Century. He was born Curd Gustav Andreas Gottlieb Franz Jürgens on December 13, 1915, in Solln, Bavaria, in Hohenzollern Imperial Germany, a subject of Kaiser ...
Actress | Man's Favorite Sport?
Gorgeous and appealing brunette knockout Herta-Maria Perschy was born on September 23, 1938, in Eisenstadt, Burgenland, Austria. Maria moved to Vienna at age 17 to study acting at the prestigious Max Reinhardt Seminar. After finishing her education in Vienna, Perschy moved to Germany for further ...
4. Niki Lauda
Actor | Heiteres Bezirksgericht
Born to a wealthy family in Vienna, Niki Lauda did not use the conventional methods of a man his means to become a world champion race driver. Far from it, his family disapproved and refused to finance his career, but Lauda plodded on, racing in the lesser ranks before getting his first break in ...
5. Leon Askin
Actor | One, Two, Three
As a nine year-old boy, Leon Askin recited a 17-stanza eulogy for Emperor Franz Josef in front of the city hall in Vienna's 9th District. Little did the son of a salesman know then that he would one day be the student of Max Reinhardt and Louise Dumont, and discover Jura Soyfer while directing the ...
6. Marisa Mell
Actress | Diabolik
Marisa Mell was born on February 24, 1939 in Graz, Austria as Marlies Theres Moitzi. She was an actress, known for Danger: Diabolik (1968), Secret Agent Super Dragon (1966) and One on Top of the Other (1969). She was married to Henri Tucci. She died on May 16, 1992 in Vienna, Austria.
Actress | Zulu
Ulla Jacobsson was an International Swedish Actress and became world-famous with the film One Summer of Happiness (1951) (English title: "One Summer of Happiness", German title: "Sie tanzte nur einen Sommer") and Smiles of a Summer Night (1955) ("Smiles of a Summer Night"), which Zarah Leander made...
Soundtrack | Amadeus
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart grew up in Salzburg under the regulation of his strict father Leopold who also was a famous composer of his time. His abilities in music were obvious even when Mozart was still young so that in 1762 at the age of six, his father took him with his elder sister on a concert ...
9. Turhan Bey
Actor | Night in Paradise
Popular leading man in 1940's Hollywood who, with his suave demeanor, exotically handsome looks and well-modulated voice, was first called upon to portray mysterious or villainous characters. Soon he would be teamed with other "exotics" (e.g. Maria Montez and Sabu) in a series of escapist ...
Soundtrack | Total Recall
Beethoven was the child of a Flamian musician family and became a member of the electoral orchestra of Bonn in 1783. In 1787 he studied at Mozart's in Vienna and in 1792 he moved all to Vienna becoming a student of Franz Joseph Haydn. The Vienna High Society loved him as a piano player as well as ...
11. Elfriede Ott
Elfriede Ott was born on June 11, 1925 in Vienna, Austria. She was an actress, known for The Unintentional Kidnapping of Mrs. Elfriede Ott (2010), Herr im Haus bin ich (1970) and Was ihr wollt (1968). She was married to Hans Weigel and Ernst Waldbrunn. She died on June 12, 2019 in Vienna.
12. Heinz Reincke
Actor | Es muß nicht immer Kaviar sein
Heinz Reincke was born on May 28, 1925 in Kiel, Germany. He was an actor, known for Es muß nicht immer Kaviar sein (1977), Geschichten aus der Heimat (1983) and The Country Doctor (1987). He was married to Elfi Petsch, Erni Mangold and Herta Maria Gessulat. He died on July 13, 2011 in Vienna,...
13. Charles Vidor
Director | Gilda
Hungarian-born Karoly Vidor spent the First World War as a lieutenant in the Austro-Hungarian infantry. Following the armistice, he made his way to Berlin and worked for the German film company Ufa, as editor and assistant director. In 1924, he emigrated to the U.S. and, for several years, earned ...
14. Sieghardt Rupp
Actor | Per un pugno di dollari
Sieghardt Rupp was born on June 14, 1931 in Bregenz, Vorarlberg, Austria. He was an actor, known for A Fistful of Dollars (1964), Weininger's Last Night (1990) and The Lightship (1963). He was married to Gotlinde Rupp. He died on July 20, 2015 in Vienna, Austria.
Director | Komödianten
Georg Wilhelm Pabst is considered by many to be the greatest director of German cinema, in his era. He was especially appreciated by actors and actresses for the humane way in which he treated them. This was in contrast to some of his contemporaries, such as Arnold Fanck, who have been ...
Actor | Der Name der Rose
Helmut Qualtinger was born on October 8, 1928 in Vienna, Austria. He was an actor and writer, known for The Name of the Rose (1986), Das falsche Gewicht (1971) and Der Paukenspieler (1967). He was married to Vera Borek and Seidler, Leomare. He died on September 29, 1986 in Vienna.
17. Antonio Vivaldi
Soundtrack | A View to a Kill
Being the son of a violinist Vivaldi started playing the violin himself early in his life. In 1703 he became priest and in 1716 the director of a conservatory of the church in Venice. Being a famous violinist he gave concerts all over Europe also composing a lot of violin concerts and other string ...
18. Franz Schubert
Soundtrack | Minority Report
Schubert was musically educated at the "Hofkapelle" in Vienna where he sang as a boy but then had to quit in order to help his father at school. Four years later, he became an independent composer and was destined to live in poverty from then onwards. Having an introverted personality, Schubert ...
19. Werner Krauss
Actor | Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari
Werner Krauss was born on June 23, 1884 in Gestungshausen, Sonnefeld, Bavaria, Germany. He was an actor, known for The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920), Robert Koch, der Bekämpfer des Todes (1939) and Tartuffe (1925). He was married to Liselotte Graf, Maria Bard and Paula Saenger. He died on ...
21. Johannes Brahms
Soundtrack | Grosse Pointe Blank
German Romantic composer Johannes Brahms was born in Hamburg in 1833 and died in Vienna, Austria in 1897. A perfectionist, he often compared himself unfavorably to composers such as Beethoven and ended up destroying many compositions without their ever being heard. While basically conservative, he ...
Actress | Notorious
Leopoldine Konstantin was born on March 12, 1886 in Brünn, Moravia, Austria-Hungary as Leopoldine Eugenie Amelie Konstantin. She was an actress, known for Notorious (1946), Lola Montez (1918) and Die Insel der Seligen (1913). She was married to Geza Herczeg and Alexander Strakosch. She died on ...
23. Hugo Haas
Actor | Bílá nemoc
A portly, somewhat grubby and bohemian-looking character star, Hugo Haas was one of the most celebrated Czech actors back in the 30s, a comic star who only grew in stature as he delved creatively into writing, directing and producing. The Nazi invasion forced him to leave his beloved country and ...
24. Johann Strauss
Soundtrack | 2001: A Space Odyssey
Johann Strauss (or Johann Strauss son), one of Austrian music's most famous names who studied music secretly against his father's will, later became the leader of his father's band and the indisputable "waltz king"; his waltz 'On the Beautiful Blue Danube', is the main theme in Stanley Kubrick's ...
25. Theo Lingen
Theo Lingen was born on June 10, 1903 in Hanover, Germany as Franz Theodor Schmitz. He was an actor and director, known for M (1931), Till Eulenspiegel: Wie Eulenspiegel sich einmal erbot, zu fliegen (1936) and The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933). He was married to Marianne Zoff. He died on November...
Writer | Das Diarium des Dr. Döblinger
Heimito von Doderer was born on September 5, 1896 in Weidlingau, Vienna, Austria as Franz Carl Heimito Ritter von Doderer. He was a writer, known for Das Diarium des Dr. Döblinger (1986), Ein Mord, den jeder begeht (1979) and Die Wasserfälle von Slunj (2002). He was married to Emma Maria ...
28. Gustav Diessl
Actor | Abwege
Gustav Diessl was an Austrian artist, film and stage actor. He studied art, painting and sculpture in Vienna. From 1921 he worked in Berlin as an actor for G.W. Pabst in his silent film, "Abgründe" (1928). In 1929 he played in White Hell of Pitz Palu (1929) ("The White Hell of Pitz Palu"). After ...
29. Hans Moser
Actor | Sieben Jahre Pech
Hans Moser was born on August 6, 1880 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Johann Julier. He was an actor, known for Seven Years Hard Luck (1940), Symphonie in Gold (1956) and Black on White (1943). He was married to Blanca Moser. He died on June 19, 1964 in Vienna, Austria.
30. Helene Thimig
Actress | The Hitler Gang
Helene Thimig was born on June 5, 1889 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Helene Ottilie Thimig. She is known for her work on The Hitler Gang (1944), The Angel with the Trumpet (1948) and Cloak and Dagger (1946). She was married to Anton Edthofer, Max Reinhardt and Paul Kalbeck. She died on November 7, ...
31. Rudolf Prack
Actor | Ein Herz schlägt für dich
Handsome matinée idol and star of post-war German film, Viennese-born Rudolf Prack was afforded the singular contractual distinction (though somewhat to his detriment) of being never permitted to act in a villainous part - lest his popularity with the female audience be diminished. The son of a ...
32. Gustav Mahler
Soundtrack | Children of Men
Gustav Mahler is largely considered one of the most talented symphonic composers of the late 19th Century and early 20th Century. His musical output comprised mainly of symphonic and song cycles requiring mammoth orchestras and often choruses. Sadly, Mahler never experienced popularity as a ...
33. Hedwig Bleibtreu
Actress | The Third Man
Hedwig Bleibtreu was born on December 23, 1868 in Linz, Upper Austria, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for The Third Man (1949), Pygmalion (1935) and Der Spieler (1938). She was married to Peter Petersen and Alexander Roempler. She died on January 24, 1958 in Vienna, Austria.
34. Peter Alexander
Soundtrack | Im weissen Rössl
To paraphrase the Beatles, one could say that, like Michelle and Ma Belle, Peter Alexander and Music are words that go together well, for the Austrian entertainer (musician, singer and actor) was associated with music from cradle to tomb. Born in Vienna in 1926, the son of a banker and his wife, ...
36. Kurt Meisel
Director | Kriegsgericht
Kurt Meisel was born on August 18, 1912 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Kurt Franz-Joseph Meisel. He was an actor and director, known for Court Martial (1959), Die rote Hand (1960) and Wozzeck (1947). He was married to Ursula Lingen. He died on April 4, 1994 in Vienna, Austria.
37. Peter Vogel
Actor | Charley's Tante
Peter Vogel was born on March 22, 1937 in Munich, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for Charley's Aunt (1963), Flying Classroom (1954) and Kottan ermittelt (1976). He was married to Gertraud Jesserer. He died on September 21, 1978 in Vienna, Austria.
Actress | Cabaret
Elisabeth Neumann-Viertel was born on April 5, 1900 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Elisabeth Neumann. She was an actress, known for Cabaret (1972), Der Mörder Dimitri Karamasoff (1931) and Feuerwerk (1963). She was married to Berthold Viertel. She died on December 24, 1994 in Vienna, Austria.
39. Ursula Lingen
Actress | Affäre Dreyfuss
Ursula Lingen was born on February 9, 1929 in Berlin, Germany. She was an actress, known for Affäre Dreyfuss (1968), Die rote Rosa (1966) and Der widerspenstigen Zähmung (1958). She was married to Kurt Meisel. She died on October 20, 2014 in Vienna, Austria.
40. Franz Antel
Director | Der Bockerer 2
Franz Antel was born on June 28, 1913 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Franz Josef Antel. He was a director and producer, known for Der Bockerer 2 (1996), Der Bockerer (1981) and Solang' die Sterne glüh'n (1958). He was married to Sibylla Antel, Sibylla Thin, Elisabeth Freifrau von Ettingshausen, ...
41. Maxi Böhm
Actor | Hallo - Hotel Sacher... Portier!
Father of 'Christine Böhm II', Böhm started his career in small theaters in Bohemia and Austria. During the 50s he also worked as presenter of gameshows on Austrian radio and later televison. He moved to the Vienna Comedy Simpel, where he played with Karl Farkas and Ernst Waldbrunn. So he became ...
42. Karlheinz Hackl
Actor | Sophie's Choice
Karlheinz Hackl was born on May 16, 1949 in Vienna, Austria. He was an actor and director, known for Sophie's Choice (1982), Tatort (1970) and Radetzkymarsch (1994). He was married to Maria Köstlinger and Brigitta Furgler. He died on June 1, 2014 in Vienna.
43. Paul Richter
Actor | Der Hexer
Paul Richter was born on April 1, 1895 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Paul Martin Edward Richter. He was an actor, known for The Sorceror (1932), Dr. Mabuse the Gambler (1922) and Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (1924). He was married to Elisabeth Hölzl and Aud Egede-Nissen. He died on December 30, 1961 ...
44. Hilde Krahl
Actress | Das Glas Wasser
Hilde Krahl was born on January 10, 1917 in Brod, Austria-Hungary as Hildegard Kolacný. She was an actress, known for A Glass of Water (1960), No Greater Love (1952) and Love' 47 (1949). She was married to Wolfgang Liebeneiner. She died on June 28, 1999 in Vienna, Austria.
45. Vladimir Divljan
Composer | Kako je propao rokenrol
Vlada Divljan is one of the most prominent and most influential rock musicians from former Yugoslavia. He gained popular recognition during the early 80s, as the leader of new wave band Idoli (The Idols). Their seminal masterpiece "Odbrana i poslednji dani" (1982) was repeatedly voted the best rock...
46. Helmuth Lohner
Actor | Frau Warrens Gewerbe
Helmuth Lohner was born on April 24, 1933 in Vienna, Austria. He was an actor and director, known for Mrs. Warren's Profession (1960), Die schöne Lügnerin (1959) and Till Eulenspiegel (1967). He was married to Elisabeth Gürtler, Karin Baal, Susanne Cramer and Ricarda Reinisch. He died on ...
47. György Ligeti
Soundtrack | 2001: A Space Odyssey
1941-43 he began his study of composition under Ferenc Farkas; 1945-49 he continued at the Budapest Music Academy under the same teacher and Sándor Veress. 1950-56 he was lecturer in Harmony and Counterpoint at the Academy at Budapest. Left Hungary toward the end of 1956. 1957-59 freelance work at ...
48. Anton Karas
Music Department | The Third Man
Anton Karas was a mere entertainer in an Heurige (Viennese Wine Bar), but Carol Reed selected him as the musical director of "The Third Man" (1949). He was invited to London and lived with Reed. Reed treated him very well, but Karas was in a slump - then suddenly Reed rushed into Karas' room, and ...
49. Fritz Muliar
Actor | Kommissar Rex
After his education at the Vienna Conservatory he got his first engagement at Stella Kadmons cabaret in 1937. Little time later he was engaged at the 'Theater an der Josefstadt', where he became one of Austria's most popular artists and where he is still acting and directing in various productions.
Actor | Sieben Jahre Pech
Wolf Albach-Retty (1906-1967) was one of those actors full of charm, presence and wit the Ausrian and German cinema of yore knew the secret for. That he became an actor comes as no surprise considering that his mother, Rosa Albach-Retty, was a star of the Viennese stage. Of course, Magda Schneider,...