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Film Director

Josef von Sternberg, born Jonas Sternberg (29 May 1894 – 22 December 1969) was an Austrian-American film director. His family emigrated permanently to the United States when he was fourteen, and he grew up in New York City. He started working at World Film Company in Fort Lee,...Wikipedia

Age: 75 (age at death)
Born: 29th May, 1894, Vienna, Austria-Hungary (now Austria)
Died: 22nd November, 1969, Hollywood, California, USA
Height: 5' 5" (165 cm)
Nationality: Austrian
Claim to Fame: The Blue Angel (1930)

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Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 1041-1051. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987.

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