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  Maximilian Schell - Biography
Maximilian Schell was the most successful German-speaking actor in English-language films since Emil Jannings, the winner of the first Best Actor Academy Award.
Schell made his Hollywood debut in 1958 in the World War II film The Young Lions (1958) quite by accident, as the producers had wanted to hire his sister Maria Schell, but lines of communication got crossed, and he was the one hired.
Schell has also has directed films, and his 1974 film Fußgänger, Der (1973) ("The Pedestrian"), which Schell wrote, produced, directed, and starred in, was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar and won the Golden Globe in the same category.
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 Maximilian Schell - Overview - MSN Movies
Biography:"Maximilian Schell" may not be a household name, but he is internationally respected, particularly in Europe, as an award-winning actor/director of stage and screen.
He was born in Vienna, Austria, on December 8, 1930, but raised in Switzerland after his parents, Swiss author/poet Hermann Ferdinand Schell and Austrian actress Margarethe Noe von Nordberg, fled there to escape the effects of Nazi Germany's forcible annexation of Austria in 1938.
"Schell" earned an Oscar in 1961 for his intriguing performance as a defense attorney in "Judgment...
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  Maximilian Schell - Films as actor:, Films as producer:, Films as director:, Film as scriptwriter:
In 1961, Schell won the Academy Award as best actor for his intense performance as the German attorney defending Nazis charged with war crimes in Judgment at Nuremburg—a role he had originated on television in the CBS series Playhouse 90 where the Abby Mann drama first appeared.
In 1975, more than a decade later, Schell was again nominated for the same award for his role in the American Film Theater's production of The Man in the Glass Booth in which he portrayed a war criminal, based on Adolf Eichmann, brought to justice in an Israeli court after the end of the war.
Dietrich agreed to cooperate with Schell in the making of the film, but when the cameras started to roll, she turned the tables on him by refusing to appear on camera.
www.filmreference.com /Actors-and-Actresses-Ro-Sc/Schell-Maximilian.html   (1414 words)

  
  Maximilian Schell
Maximilian Schell (born December 8, 1930) is an Austrian actor.
Schell has also served as a writer, producer and director for a variety of films.
In 2000, he collapsed, and was diagnosed with pancreatitis related to his diabetes.
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  MARIA SCHELL
Schell, sister of the actor Maximilian Schell, was best known for her role as the enigmatic Grushenka in Richard Brooks' 1958 movie "The Brothers Karamazov." Schell starred in dozens of popular German language films in the 1950s.
Schell last appeared publicly in February 2002 at a presentation of the film "Meine Schwester Maria" ("My Sister Maria") produced by Maximilian Schell, when she was greeted by minutes-long applause.
Schell, who is survived by her two children, is reported to have died on Tuesday at her home in southern Austria, which was also her parents' pre-war home.
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 Maximilian Schell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Maximilian Schell (born December 8, 1930) is an Austrian actor.
Since the 1990s, Schell has appeared in many German language made-for-TV films, such as the 2003 film Alles Glück dieser Erde (All the Luck in the World) opposite Uschi Glas and in the mini-series The Return of the Dancing Master (2004), which was based on Henning Mankell's novel.
In the mid 1960s, Schell reportedly was engaged to marry the African American fashion model Donyale Luna, though the wedding never happened.
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 MARIA SCHELL   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Schell, sister of the actor Maximilian Schell, was best known for her role as the enigmatic Grushenka in Richard Brooks' 1958 movie "The Brothers Karamazov." Schell starred in dozens of popular German language films in the 1950s.
Schell went on to play many film and TV roles but her later years were marked by declining health, financial difficulties and seclusion.
Schell, who is survived by her two children, is reported to have died on Tuesday at her home in southern Austria, which was also her parents' pre-war home.
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 Maximilian Schell at AllExperts
Maximilian Schell (born December 8, 1930) is a Swiss-Austrian actor.
Since the 1990s, Schell has appeared in many German language made-for-TV films, such as the 2003 film Alles Glück dieser Erde (All the Luck in the World) opposite Uschi Glas and in the mini-series The Return of the Dancing Master (2004), which was based on Henning Mankell's novel.
In the mid 1960s, Schell reportedly was engaged to marry the African American fashion model Donyale Luna, though the wedding never happened.
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 John Carpenter: Bios: Maximilian Schell
Schell received an Emmy nomination for his role of an immigrant father in conflict with his all-American daughter in the Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation of Miss Rose White, which was adapted from the 1987 off-Broadway hit.
Among Schell’s most memorable theatrical events as director were Tales from the Vienna Woods, presented at the National Theatre in London, The Undiscovered Country at Salzburg, and the contemporary opera Cornet at the Deutsche Opera in Berlin.
Schell is also an accomplished pianist and conductor who has performed in concert with Claudio Abado and the Berlin Philharmonic, The Vienna Symphony, and with Leonard Bernstein in Bernstein’s Beethoven presentation.
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 Maximilian Schell @ Filmbug
Since Oscar-winning actor Maximilian Schell's first screen performance more than 35 years ago, he has become one of the very few European actors who is equally well known on both sides of the Atlantic.
Although the Austrian-born Schell was first seen by American audiences starring with Marlon Brando in The Young Lions, it was his role in Judgment At Nuremberg that brought him a Best Actor Oscar and international stardom.
Schell received Oscar nominations for his supporting roles in The Man In The Glass Booth (1975) and Julia (1977), starring Vanessa Redgrave and Jane Fonda.
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 CNN.com - Actor Maximilian Schell flown to German hospital - August 29, 2000
RIGA, Latvia (AP) -- Oscar-winning actor Maximilian Schell was flown to a hospital in Germany after falling ill with acute inflammation of the pancreas during a visit to Riga, doctors said Monday.
The Austrian-born Schell was in Riga for the annual Baltijas Perle film festival, where he was to be honored with the best actor of the millennium award.
Schell, who won an Oscar for his portrayal of a defense attorney in the 1961 drama "Judgment at Nuremberg," told local media he intends to return to Riga to pick up his award when his health improves.
archives.cnn.com /2000/SHOWBIZ/Movies/08/28/maximilian.ap/index.html   (387 words)

  
 World Awards - Men´s World Day -
Maximilian Schell has played Hamlet, Faust and Everyman at the Salzburg Festival, Emperor Peter the Great and Lenin.
Schell’s parents fled from the Nazis to Switzerland.
In March 2001 Maximilian Schell stood on a Broadway stage in a reenactment of a story that has left its mark on his life.
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 Bohème Magazine Online - Maximilian Schell: The Actor of the Millenium
Born in Vienna, Austria to Swiss writer Hermann Ferdinand Schell and the Austrian actress Margarethe Noe von Nordberg, Maximilian Schell began acting at an early age with brother Carl and sisters Immy and Maria.
Maximilian Schell has quite possibly won every award created and has had every possible honor bestowed upon him, and deservedly so.
In 2002, at the BAMBI Awards, Maximilian Schell stood on stage next to his lovely sister Maria as they were both honored for lifetime achievements and in recognition for the film Meine Schwester Maria.
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 Maximilian Schell   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Schell earned a best actor Oscar for his role as a defense attorney in JUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG (1961), though it was some time before he would receive similar acclaim, for his character roles in films such as THE MAN IN THE GLASS BOOTH (1975) and JULIA (1977).
Schell's fascinating 1984 documentary, MARLENE, centered on an "interview" with Marlene Dietrich, in which the legendary star (who refused to appear on camera) continued to stage-manage her career with a combination of charm, guile and deliberate obfuscation.
Schell is the son of poet and playwright Ferdinand Hermann Schell and actress Margarethe Noe; his sister is actress Maria Schell (THE LAST BRIDGE, 1954, GERVAISE, 1956) and is the subject of his 2002 Austrian documentary MEINE SCHWESTER MARIA / MY SISTER MARIA.
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 Maximilian Schell Bio, News and Movie Credits - RopeofSilicon.com
At the 1962 Academy Awards Maximilian Schell won an Oscar for Best Actor for his work in Judgment at Nuremberg.
At the 1993 Golden Globe Awards Maximilian Schell won a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for his work in "Stalin".
At the 1962 Golden Globe Awards Maximilian Schell won a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) for his work in Judgement at Nuremberg.
www.ropeofsilicon.com /awards.php?id=3863   (120 words)

  
 The Epoch Times | Austrian Actress Maria Schell Dead at 79, “Irreplaceable,” Says Brother Maximilian
Maria Schelle who won Hollywood fame died at the age of 79 at her home in southern Austria.
LOS ANGELES—Austrian-born actress Maria Schell, a film idol who captivated German-speaking audiences in the 1950s and starred opposite some of Hollywood’s legendary leading men, has died, according to a statement released on Wednesday.
AUSTRIA, PREITENEGG - APRIL 29: Oliver Schell (R), the son of actress Maria Schell, carries flowers to his mothers coffin at the Nikolaus church on April 29, 2005 in Preitenegg, Austria.
www.theepochtimes.com /news/5-4-29/28318.html   (437 words)

  
 Maximilian Schell
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 Maximilian Schell talks fame and family - CS - In Focus
They await their moment with the elusive Maximilian Schell who is holding court in the room beyond the doors.
In 2002, Maximilian Schell and his sister, Maria, were honored for their lifework in film with a Bambi, a German award recognizing individuals with vision and creativity in their fields.
The fickleness of fame was particularly difficult for Maria Schell, who lives in isolation in the family cabin in the mountain pastures of Carinthia, Austria.
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 Maximilian Schell
Maximilian Schell was born in Vienna, and raised in Switzerland, the son of well-known actress Margarethe Noe von Nordberg and renowned writer/poet Hermann Ferdinand Schell.
Schell made his American screen debut in Edward Demetryk's "THE YOUNG LIONS" (1958), co-starring with Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift.
Schell made his Broadway debut in Ira Levin's "INTERLOCK" and iin 1965 starred in John Osborn's groundbreaking "A PATRIOT FOR ME" in London and on Broadway.
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 Maximilian Schell Biography at Hollywood.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Schell's Jewish intellectual provided an interesting contrast to Rod Steiger's orthodox rabbi in "The Chosen" (1981), a first-rate adaptation of Chaim Potok's novel, and he displayed impressive emotional range in "Little Odessa" (1994) as the rancorous Russian father of hit-man Tim Roth, grief-stricken over his wife's (Redgrave) battle with a brain tumor.
Schell produced and starred in the 1968 adaptation of Franz Kafka's "The Castle" before graduating to full-blown auteur as director of "First Love" (1970), which he co-adapted from a story by Turgenev (as well as produced).
Schell painted a dandy scenery-chewing portrait of "The Phantom of the Opera" (CBS, 1983), was magnificent as "Peter the Great" in the 1986 Emmy-winning NBC miniseries and played Frederick the Great to Redgrave's Empress Elizabeth in "Young Catherine" (TNT, 1991).
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 Maximilian Schell 08-12-30 on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Maximilian Schell is de zoon van de Zwitser Hermann Ferdinand Schell en Margarethe Noé van Nordberg, een Weense actrice, en de jongere broer van Maria, Carl en Immy.
Maximilian Schell is een bekende en accentloze duitssprekende acteur wereldwijd..
Maximilian Schell is doopvader van de actrice Angelina Jolie.
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 Cool Hunting: Maximilian's Schell
Los Angeles, CA - Outside of the Materials and Applications Architecture and Landscape Research courtyard resides a giant yellow fl hole.
Created by Benjamin Ball and Gaston Nogues, this rendition of "the deadliest force in the Universe" is entitled Maximilian's Schell, after the actor's portrayal of Dr. Hans Reinhardt in the sci-fi thriller, The Black Hole.
UPDATE: Check out centripetalnotion's beautiful flickr set of Maximilian's Schell that was posted in the reader contribution section.
www.coolhunting.com /archives/2005/09/maximilians_sch_1.php   (734 words)

  
 Playbill News: Final Judgment : Maximilian Schell Returns to Nuremberg on Broadway
And now, 40 years later, these two winners—actor Maximilian Schell and author Abby Mann—have won another day in court, this time at the Longacre Theatre on Broadway.
The first time Schell broke into that big moment he was still groggy from jet lag, but his efforts were greeted with tumultuous applause from his fellow players.
For Schell, who was last on Broadway in John Osborne’s A Patriot of Me 30 years ago, it will "probably" be his stage swan song.
www.playbill.com /features/article/65056.html   (1041 words)

  
 AMCTV.com SHOW - Marlene
Maximilian Schell traces the life and career of screen legend Marlene Dietrich in this German-made documentary.
Using interviews with Dietrich and clips from her most celebrated films, Schell follows the actress from her early career in German to stardom in Hollywood.
Unwilling to appear on screen, Dietrich would not allow Schell to film her and instead let him tape-record her voice.
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 classical music - andante - art of a different sort: stage and screen actor maximilian schell on directing opera
Those who have never observed Schell working will be forgiven doubting the continued existence of such a creature.
But after decades of film and then television work, to say nothing of his European stage commitments, Schell, 74, is stepping out of the spotlight with increasing frequency and into a director's chair.
Watching Schell in rehearsal, one is struck by his obsession with detail.
www.andante.com /article/article.cfm?id=25573   (995 words)

  
 Tavis Smiley . Archive . Friday June 3rd . Transcript | PBS
Schell: She hates him, certainly, because he behaves so badly.
Schell: Because my agent--really she is until now my agent.
Schell: Just to know that I was, because all of these people, these deja vu moments, they are very strange.
www.pbs.org /kcet/tavissmiley/archive/200506/20050603_transcript.html   (2876 words)

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