Maximilian Schell

Oscar Winner

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Maximilian was born on December 8th, 1930. He died on February 1st, 2014 in Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria (pneumonia). He has been a credited actor since the 1958 film The Young Lions.

To date, Maximilian has only starred in the 1979 action movie The Black Hole. Maximilian Schell has yet to establish a position as a bankable star.

Maximilian has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in ten films including: the 2008 adventure film The Brothers Bloom as the character Diamond Dog, the 2000 thriller movie I Love You, Baby playing Walter Ekland and the 1998 action release Deep Impact cast as Jason Lerner.

His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1998 action film Deep Impact, which brought in $140,000,000 at the box office.

Maximilian has garnered moderate media attention, having been featured on the cover of at least one magazines, captured in more than one pictorials, interviewed in over two publications and featured in four magazine articles.

As an actor Maximilian Schell has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on three occasions. His first Oscar was for Best Actor for his portrayal of Hans Rolfe in the 1961 film Judgment at Nuremberg. Maximilian Schell was also nominated for Best Actor for his role as Arthur Goldman in the 1975 movie The Man in the Glass Booth and Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Johann in the 1977 movie Julia .


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Maximilian Schell


Brother of Maria Schell , Carl Schell and Immy Schell .
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