Home » Entertainers » Actors » Schell, Maximilian

Schell, Maximilian

Born: 1930 AD
Currently alive, at 85 years of age.
Nationality: Swiss
Categories: Actors

1930 – Born in Vienna on the 8th of December.

1958 – He made his Hollywood debut in the World War II film The Young Lions.

1960 – Schell reportedly was engaged to marry the African American fashion model Donyale Luna, though the wedding never happened.

1961 – He took the role of the defense attorney in Judgment at Nuremberg, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor, a role he had initiated in a live television performance.

1972 – He starred as ‘Deeley’ in Peter Hall’s German language premiére of Harold Pinter’s Old Times at the Burgtheater in Vienna.

1989 – He marry Natasha Andreichenko, whom he met on the set of Peter the Great. They have one daughter, Anastasia Schell.

1990 – Schell has appeared in many German language made-for-TV films.

2000 – He collapsed and was diagnosed with pancreatitis related to his diabetes.

2002 – He released My Sister Maria, a documentary about the career of and his relationship with Maria Schell.

2006 – He appeared in Arthur Miller’s Resurrection Blues directed by Robert Altman in London at the Old Vic.