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Schell, Maximilian

Born: 1930 AD
Currently alive, at 84 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.


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