Here are 2 famous actors from Austria died in 1950:
Emil Jannings (July 23, 1884 Rorschach, Switzerland-January 2, 1950 Strobl) a.k.a. Theodor Friedrich Emil Janenz was an Austrian actor, film producer and film art director.
Jannings was considered one of the greatest actors of the silent and early sound film eras. He won the first Academy Award for Best Actor in 1929 for his roles in "The Last Command" and "The Way of All Flesh." Jannings continued to appear in German and international films throughout the 1930s, including "The Blue Angel" with Marlene Dietrich. However, his association with the Nazi Party and his acting in propaganda films during World War II caused his career to decline. After the war, he was blacklisted by Hollywood and returned to Europe where he acted in several films. Despite his controversial political views, Jannings's acting ability was praised by critics and has influenced actors to this day.
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Eugen Neufeld (December 6, 1882 Hodonín-October 18, 1950 Vienna) was an Austrian actor.
Eugen Neufeld began his acting career in 1900, working in various theaters in Vienna. He performed in a range of productions, from classical plays to operettas and cabarets. Neufeld quickly established himself as a versatile actor with a talent for comedy.
In addition to his work on stage, Neufeld also appeared in numerous films throughout his career. He made his screen debut in 1913 and went on to appear in over 60 films. Some of his most notable film roles include "The Dawning of the Day" (1916), "The Gypsy Baron" (1927), and "An Ideal Husband" (1947).
Despite his success in film and theater, Neufeld faced persecution during the rise of the Nazi party in Austria. He was forced to flee to the United States in 1938, where he continued to work in theater and film. He returned to Vienna in 1947 but passed away just a few years later in 1950.
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