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Joseph Schildkraut

Joseph Schildkraut

Joseph Schildkraut (March 22, 1896 – January 21, 1964) was a film actor. Born in Vienna, Austria, Schildkraut moved to the United States in the early 1920s and began working in silent movies.

He received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Life of Emile Zola (1937). He is also remembered for playing the role of Otto Frank in The Diary of Anne Frank (1957). He died in New York, New York.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Joseph Schildkraut Facts

BirthdayMarch 22, 1896
BirthplaceVienna, Austria
Date of deathJanuary 21, 1964 (age 67)
Height5' 10" (1m78)  How tall is Joseph Schildkraut compared to you?
Awards1938 Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor (for Lost Horizon)

Selected Filmography

Death's Head Revisited
Lady Behave!
The Shop Around the Corner
Diary of Anne Frank, The 50th Anniversary Edition
The King of Kings
The Complete Thin Man Collection
The Cecil B. DeMille Collection
Viva Villa!
The Life of Emile Zola
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