Austrian movie stars died in 1975

Here are 5 famous actors from Austria died in 1975:

Robert Stolz

Robert Stolz (August 25, 1880 Graz-June 27, 1975 Berlin) also known as Roberts Štolcs or Professor Robert Stolz was an Austrian conductor, composer, film score composer, actor and kapellmeister.

Stolz was born in Graz, Austria, and began his music career as a composer at a young age. He later moved to Berlin where he conducted the Berliner Philharmonic Orchestra and continued to compose music for operettas and films. He worked extensively in Europe and also spent time in the United States, where he composed for Hollywood films. Stolz was also known for his operettas, the most famous being "The White Horse Inn". He was known for his ability to blend the traditional Austrian waltz with contemporary music, making him a beloved figure in the music community. In addition to his music career, Stolz also acted in several films and television shows. He received numerous awards and honors for his contributions to music and film, including the Austrian Decoration for Science and Art and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Read more about Robert Stolz on Wikipedia »

Wilhelm Thiele

Wilhelm Thiele (May 10, 1890 Vienna-September 7, 1975 Woodland Hills) also known as William Thiele, Wilhelm Isersohn or William J. Thiele was an Austrian film director, screenwriter, television director, actor and theatre director. He had three children, John Thiele, Fred Thiele and Doris Thiele.

Thiele began his career in the film industry as a scriptwriter and worked for several film studios in Austria before he moved to Hollywood in 1927. He directed more than 70 films in his career, most of them in the United States. Thiele was best known for his work on Judy Garland movies, including "Babes in Arms" (1939), "Strike Up the Band" (1940), and "Girl Crazy" (1943). He also directed several films for other major studios, including MGM, Warner Bros., and Universal.

Thiele was a versatile filmmaker who worked in many genres, including musicals, comedies, dramas, and Westerns. In addition to his film work, he was also active in the early days of television and directed several episodes of popular shows such as "The Adventures of Superman" and "The Lone Ranger." Later in his career, Thiele returned to Austria and worked in theatre, directing productions at the Vienna Volkstheater.

Thiele passed away in Woodland Hills, California, in 1975 at the age of 85. He remains a respected figure in the history of Hollywood cinema and is remembered for his contributions to the film industry.

Read more about Wilhelm Thiele on Wikipedia »

Hans Olden

Hans Olden (June 30, 1892 Vienna-January 20, 1975 Lower Austria) also known as Josef Brandl or Josef "Pepi" Brandl was an Austrian actor and singer.

He started his career at the famous Austrian theater, Volksoper, where he achieved great success in the 1920s and 1930s. His roles were mostly comedic, and he was known for his ability to make audiences laugh with his witty and charming performances. Olden also appeared in several Austrian and German films in the 1930s and 1940s, including "Die Deutschmeister" and "Ewig Dein." He was forced to emigrate to the United States during World War II because of his Jewish ancestry, and he continued his career there, performing on stage and in films. Some of his notable roles in America were in the Broadway musical "Call Me Mister" and the film "The Big Lift." Even though he spent most of his life in Austria, he became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1953.

Read more about Hans Olden on Wikipedia »

Louis V. Arco

Louis V. Arco (July 24, 1899 Baden bei Wien-April 3, 1975 Zürich) a.k.a. Lutz Altschul, Lux Altschul, Louis Arco or Victor Arco was an Austrian actor.

He began his career in the theatre, performing in various productions across Austria and Germany. In the 1920s, he appeared in several silent films and eventually transitioned to the sound era, working in both German and Austrian cinema. During his career, he appeared in over 70 films, often playing supporting roles. In addition to acting, Arco was also a writer and director, and he co-wrote the screenplay for the film "Scandal in Baden-Baden." He left Austria during World War II and settled in Switzerland, where he continued to act in films until his death in 1975.

Read more about Louis V. Arco on Wikipedia »

John Mylong

John Mylong (September 27, 1892 Vienna-September 8, 1975 Beverly Hills) also known as Adolf Heinrich Münz, Jack MyLong-coin, Jack Mylong-Muenz, Jack Mylong, Jack Mylong-Munz, John Mylong-Muenz, Jack Mylong Münz, Jack Myong-Münz, John Mylong-Münz, Jack Mylong-Mümz, Jack Mylong-Münz, J. Mylong-Münz, Rolf Münz or John Mylong Münz was an Austrian actor and screenwriter.

He began his acting career in Austria in 1911 and by the 1920s had become a successful stage and film actor in Germany. When the Nazis came to power, Mylong, who was of Jewish descent, fled Germany and eventually settled in Hollywood, where he worked as a character actor in over 100 films. Some of his notable roles include Dr. Maldor in The Mummy's Curse (1944), General von Grunen in Desert Command (1946), and Captain Steiner in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957). Mylong was also a prolific screenwriter, and wrote the screenplay for the 1925 film The Monster of Frankenstein. He continued to act in films and on television until his death in 1975, at the age of 82.

Read more about John Mylong on Wikipedia »

Related articles