Josef von Sternberg

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Birthday
29, 1894
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Dec 22, 1969 (75)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
29, 1894
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Dec 22, 1969 (75)

About

Director of such films as The Last Command and The Blue Angel. His movies with acclaimed actress Marlene Dietrich include Blonde Venus, Shanghai Express, and The Devil is a Woman.

Before Fame

He held a job cleaning and repairing movie prints.

Trivia

He was named one of the greatest directors of all time by Entertainment Weekly.

Family Life

He married his third wife, Meri Otis Wilner, in 1948.

Associated With

He made the career of glamorous actress Marlene Dietrich, casting her in six acclaimed Hollywood films.