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Schell, Maximilian

LC control no.n 86025468
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Personal name headingSchell, Maximilian
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Birth date19301208
Death date20140201
Place of birthVienna (Austria)
Place of deathInnsbruck (Austria)
Field of activityActing Motion pictures--Production and direction Theater--Production and direction Opera--Production and direction
Profession or occupationActors Motion picture producers and directors Theatrical producers and directors Opera producers and directors
Found inData from CINE for The Great Hamlets [VR] 1985 (Maximilian Schell, Austrian actor)
LC data base, 3/21/88 (hdg: Schell, Maximilian)
Internet Movie Database, Oct. 4, 2006 (Maximilian Schell; b. Dec. 8, 1930, Vienna, Austria)
Los Angeles times WWW site, Feb. 3, 2014 (in obituary dated Feb. 1, 2014: Maximilian Schell; b. Dec. 8, 1930, Vienna; d. early Saturday [Feb. 1, 2014], Innsbruck, Austria, at 83; actor; dir. of films, documentaries, plays and operas)
Wikipedia, Feb. 7, 2014 (Maximilian Schell; born 8 December 1930; died 1 February 2014; Austrian-Swiss film and stage actor, who also wrote, directed and produced some of his own films. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 1961 American film Judgment at Nuremberg, his second acting role in Hollywood. His range of acting went beyond German characters, however, and during his career, he also played personalities as diverse as Venezuelan leader Simón Bolívar, Russian emperor Peter the Great, and scientist Albert Einstein. In Schell's private life, he was an accomplished pianist and conductor. His sister, Maria Schell, was also a noted Hollywood actress, about whom he produced the documentary, My Sister Maria, in 2002)