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 ...
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 ...
3. 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 ...
4. 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.
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. 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 ...
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 ...
10. Turhan Bey
Actor | The Mummy's Tomb
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 | Sherlock Holmes
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 Joseph Haydn. The Vienna High Society loved him as a piano player as well as as ...
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 ...
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. 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), Paracelsus (1943) and Robert Koch: The Battle Against Death (1939). He was married to Liselotte Graf, Maria Bard and Paula Saenger. He died on ...
15. Antonio Vivaldi
Soundtrack | Fantastic Four
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 ...
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), Der Paukenspieler (1971) and End of the Game (1975). He was married to Vera Borek and Seidler, Leomare. He died on September 29, 1986 in Vienna.
17. 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 ...
18. 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 ...
20. 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 ...
21. 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), The Country Doctor (1987) and Geschichten aus der Heimat (1983). He was married to Elfi Petsch, Erni Mangold and Herta Maria Gessulat. He died on July 13, 2011 in Vienna,...
22. 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 ...
23. 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...
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,...
25. 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 ...
26. 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, ...
27. Paul Richter
Actor | Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler
Paul Richter was born on April 1, 1895 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Paul Martin Edward Richter. He was an actor, known for Dr. Mabuse the Gambler (1922), The Sorceror (1932) and Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (1924). He was married to Elisabeth Hölzl and Aud Egede-Nissen. He died on December 30, 1961 ...
Writer | Eyes Wide Shut
Arthur Schnitzler was born on May 15, 1862 in Vienna, Austrian Empire. He was a writer, known for Eyes Wide Shut (1999), The Affairs of Anatol (1921) and Il cavaliere, la morte e il diavolo (1983). He was married to Olga Gussmann. He died on October 21, 1931 in Vienna, Austria.
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 ...
32. Ady Berber
Actor | Im Stahlnetz des Dr. Mabuse
Ady Berber was born on February 4, 1913 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Adolf Berber. He was an actor and producer, known for The Return of Dr. Mabuse (1961), Dr. Mabuse vs. Scotland Yard (1963) and Der Mörder mit dem Seidenschal (1966). He was married to Anna. He died on January 3, 1966 in ...
33. 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, ...
34. Joseph Haydn
Soundtrack | Minority Report
Haydn had a hard childhood: at six years old he had to work as a boy singer in a choir and after his voice broke he had to earn his money by playing dance music and serving as a butler. Becoming famous for his compositions Haydn was employed as "Kapellmeister" by Fuerst Esterhazy in Eisenstadt in ...
35. 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.
36. Antonio Salieri
Soundtrack | Iron Man
Antonio Salieri was born in 1750 into a prosperous Italian family of merchants. He studied harpsichord and violin from an early age, and after the death of his parents, continued his music studies in Venice. His talent was noticed by Viennise composer Florian Grassman, who invited him to Vienna, ...
37. 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 ...
38. 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 ...
39. Simon Wiesenthal
A graduate of the Czech Technical University in Prague, Simon Wiesenthal was an architect in the city of Lvov in the Ukraine when World War II broke out; due to the non-aggression treaty with Nazi Germany, the Russians forced Wiesenthal, as with other Jews, from his livelihood; he was working as a ...
41. 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.
42. 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 ...
43. Birgit Doll
Actress | Charlotte
Birgit Doll born in Vienna, Austria, was an actress and a theatre director. After graduating from high school in 1974, Birgit Doll began studying German literature and theatre. She switched to the Max Reinhardt seminar where she completed her acting training. She made her film debut in Christopher ...
44. 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), Black on White (1943) and Symphonie in Gold (1956). He was married to Blanca Moser. He died on June 19, 1964 in Vienna, Austria.
45. Louise Martini
Actress | Der Fall Mata Hari
Louise Martini was born on November 10, 1931 in Vienna, Austria as Marie-Louise Chiba. She was an actress, known for Der Fall Mata Hari (1966), Madame Sans-Gêne - Die schöne Wäscherin (1968) and Blick von der Brücke (1967). She was married to Heinz Wilhelm Schwarz and Bill Grah...
46. Stefan Iordache
Actor | Strainul
Stefan Iordache was born on February 3, 1941 in Calafat, Romania. He is known for his work on Strainul (1964), The Earth's Most Beloved Son (1993) and Farewell, Dear Nela! (1972). He was married to Mihaela Tonitza-Iordache. He died on September 14, 2008 in Vienna, Austria.
48. David Cameron
Actor | Robot Jox
David Cameron was born on January 21, 1933 in Camberwell, Surrey, England as David Antonio Palastanga. He was an actor and director, known for Robot Jox (1989), Suddenly, Last Summer (1959) and Mrs. Dally (1966). He was married to Gerlinde Bernhard, Dorothea 'Pumpi' Gräfin v. Lamberg, Hildegard Knef...
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.