Maximilian Schell (1930–2014)

Actor | Director | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
Deep Impact (1998) | The Black Hole (1979) | Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Oscar. Another 22 wins & 15 nominations More »
AKA 
Maximillian Schell
BORN 
Dec 8, 1930 (died Feb 1, 2014)
HEIGHT 
5' 11" (1.80m)

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Past Film & Video (76 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (43 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) In Memory Of ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Die RosenköniginDie Rosenkönigin (TV Movie) Karl Friedrich Weidemann  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for GigantenGiganten (TV Series) Albert Einstein ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Der Fürst und das MädchenDer Fürst und das Mädchen (TV Series) Fürst Thorwald / Fürst Friedrich von Thorwald / Friedrich Fürst von Thorwald ( 35 episodes, 2003–2007 )  Less 2003–2007 35
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  • Primary photo for Die AlpenklinikDie Alpenklinik (TV Movie) Dr. Alexander Ohlendorf  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Shell SeekersThe Shell Seekers (TV Mini-series) Lawrence Sterne ( 2 episodes, 2006 )  Less 2006 2
  • Primary photo for Terra X - Rätsel alter WeltkulturenTerra X - Rätsel alter Weltkulturen (TV Series) Narrator ( 4 episodes, 2005 )  Less 2005 4
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  • Primary photo for Die Liebe eines PriestersDie Liebe eines Priesters (TV Movie) Pater Christoph  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Return of the Dancing MasterThe Return of the Dancing Master (TV Movie) Fernando Hereira  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Coast to CoastCoast to Coast (TV Movie) Casimir  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Alles Glück dieser ErdeAlles Glück dieser Erde (TV Movie) Xaver Schönborn  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Der Bestseller - Mord auf italienischDer Bestseller - Mord auf italienisch (TV Movie) Karl Steingraf  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Liebe, Lügen, LeidenschaftenLiebe, Lügen, Leidenschaften (TV Mini-series) Franz Steininger ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for The Song of the LarkThe Song of the Lark (TV Movie) Wunsch  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Joan of ArcJoan of Arc (TV Mini-series) Brother Jean le Maistre ( 3 episodes, 1999 )  Less 1999 3
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Hans Rolfe ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for The Thorn Birds: The Missing YearsThe Thorn Birds: The Missing Years (TV Movie) Cardinal Vittorio  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Candles in the DarkCandles in the Dark (TV Movie) Colonel Arkush, Director  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for AbrahamAbraham (TV Mini-series) Pharaoh ( 2 episodes, 1993 )  Less 1993 2
  • Primary photo for StalinStalin (TV Movie) Lenin  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Miss Rose WhiteMiss Rose White (TV Movie) Mordecai Weiss  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Young CatherineYoung Catherine (TV Movie) Frederick the Great  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for WiseguyWiseguy (TV Series) Amado Guzman ( 6 episodes, 1990 )  Less 1990 6
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  • Primary photo for Peter the GreatPeter the Great (TV Mini-series) Peter the Great ( 4 episodes, 1986 )  Less 1986 4
    • Part IV (Feb 5, 1986) Peter the Great  Less
    • Episode #1.3 (Feb 4, 1986) Peter the Great  Less
    • Pt II (Feb 3, 1986) Peter the Great  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Phantom of the OperaThe Phantom of the Opera (TV Movie) Sándor Korvin / The Phantom of the Opera  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Diary of Anne FrankThe Diary of Anne Frank (TV Movie) Otto Frank  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for HeidiHeidi (TV Movie) Richard Sessemann  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Alles zum GutenAlles zum Guten (TV Movie) Theatre Director  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler TheatreBob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) August Holland ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Die venezianischen ZwillingeDie venezianischen Zwillinge (TV Movie) Zanetto und Tonio  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Der seidene SchuhDer seidene Schuh (TV Mini-series) Don Rodrigo ( 4 episodes, 1965 )  Less 1965 4
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  • Primary photo for Family Classics: The Three MusketeersFamily Classics: The Three Musketeers (TV Movie) D'Artagnan  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Alcoa TheatreAlcoa Theatre (TV Series) Sarrail ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Sunday ShowcaseSunday Showcase (TV Series) Peter Gerard ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Buick-Electra PlayhouseBuick-Electra Playhouse (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for The Fifth ColumnThe Fifth Column (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for HamletHamlet (TV Movie) Hamlet  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Eine Dummheit macht auch der GescheitesteEine Dummheit macht auch der Gescheiteste (TV Movie) Jegor Dmitritsch Glumow  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Westinghouse Desilu PlayhouseWestinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series) Hans ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Playhouse 90Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Otto Rolfe / Gunther ( 2 episodes, 1959 )  Less 1959 2
  • Primary photo for Die sechste FrauDie sechste Frau (TV Movie) Henry Howard  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Die BernauerinDie Bernauerin (TV Movie) Herzog Albrecht von Bayern  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Der MeisterdiebDer Meisterdieb (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1958
Self (80 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for ZDF-FernsehgartenZDF-Fernsehgarten (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Kölner TreffKölner Treff (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Markus LanzMarkus Lanz (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for KulturzeitKulturzeit (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Wir sind KaiserWir sind Kaiser (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Schach mit Dürrenmatt: Maximilian Schell über 'Der Richter und sein Henker'Schach mit Dürrenmatt: Maximilian Schell über 'Der Richter und sein Henker' (Short) Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Terra X - Rätsel alter WeltkulturenTerra X - Rätsel alter Weltkulturen (TV Series) Himself - Presenter / Himself - Host / Himself - presenter / Himself - Narrator ( 8 episodes, 2006–2011 )  Less 2006–2011
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  • Primary photo for ImperiumImperium (TV Series) Himself - Presenter / Himself ( 20 episodes, 2004–2011 )  Less 2004–2011
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  • Primary photo for SeitenblickeSeitenblicke (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2002–2011 )  Less 2002–2011
  • Primary photo for Maximilian Schell - Ein sehnsüchtiger RebellMaximilian Schell - Ein sehnsüchtiger Rebell (TV Movie) Himself - Narrator  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Riverboat - Die MDR-Talkshow aus LeipzigRiverboat - Die MDR-Talkshow aus Leipzig (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Im Gespräch mit Teddy PodgorskiIm Gespräch mit Teddy Podgorski (TV Series) Himself  Less 2010– 
  • Primary photo for Bambi Verleihung 2009Bambi Verleihung 2009 (TV Movie) Himself - Winner  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Wiener OpernballWiener Opernball (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Lebens-KünstlerLebens-Künstler (TV Series) Himself  Less 1995–2008
  • Primary photo for Verstörung - und eine Art von Poesie. Die Filmlegende Bernhard WickiVerstörung - und eine Art von Poesie. Die Filmlegende Bernhard Wicki Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for BrandoBrando (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Salzburg FestivalThe Salzburg Festival (Video) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Die Johannes B. Kerner ShowDie Johannes B. Kerner Show (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 2003–2006 )  Less 2003–2006
  • Primary photo for Tavis SmileyTavis Smiley (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Das BibelrätselDas Bibelrätsel (TV Series) Narrator ( 4 episodes, 2005 )  Less 2005
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  • Primary photo for BeckmannBeckmann (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2003–2005 )  Less 2003–2005
  • Primary photo for In Conversation: Abby Mann and Maximillian SchellIn Conversation: Abby Mann and Maximillian Schell (Video) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Ninth November NightNinth November Night (Short) Himself  Less 2004 $120K
  • Primary photo for Hinter den Fassaden - Die Geheimnisse der Wiener RingstrasseHinter den Fassaden - Die Geheimnisse der Wiener Ringstrasse (TV Movie) Himself - Host  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Sphinx - Geheimnisse der GeschichteSphinx - Geheimnisse der Geschichte (TV Series) Himself - Presenter ( 2 episodes, 2004 )  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Menschen bei MaischbergerMenschen bei Maischberger (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The 75th Annual Academy AwardsThe 75th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Past Winner  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Leute heuteLeute heute (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2002 )  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Gero von Boehm begegnet...Gero von Boehm begegnet... (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Wetten, dass..?Wetten, dass..? (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for 2001 World Awards2001 World Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Working in the TheatreWorking in the Theatre (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Hamlet in Hollywood - Die Welten des Maximilian SchellHamlet in Hollywood - Die Welten des Maximilian Schell Himself  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for ¿Qué apostamos?¿Qué apostamos? (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The 70th Annual Academy AwardsThe 70th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Past Winner (uncredited)  Less 1998 $30MM
  • Primary photo for Die Harald Schmidt ShowDie Harald Schmidt Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1996–1997 )  Less 1996–1997
  • Primary photo for Claudio Abbado: Die Stille nach der MusikClaudio Abbado: Die Stille nach der Musik (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Sex, Censorship and the Silver ScreenSex, Censorship and the Silver Screen (TV Series) Quote Reader ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996
    • Censored (1996) Quote Reader (voice) (as Maximillian Schell)  Less
  • Primary photo for Ein Freund, ein guter Freund - Heinz Rühmann 1902-1994Ein Freund, ein guter Freund - Heinz Rühmann 1902-1994 (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The 51st Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 51st Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Lara - Meine Jahre mit Boris PasternakLara - Meine Jahre mit Boris Pasternak Narrator  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The 50th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 50th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Vision 2000Vision 2000 Himself  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for LabyrinthLabyrinth Himself  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Glaube, Liebe, Hoffnung in MoskauGlaube, Liebe, Hoffnung in Moskau (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The 48th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 48th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for You Can't Live Like ThatYou Can't Live Like That German Commentator  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Ich über mich - Autobiographische Notizen von Bernhard WickiIch über mich - Autobiographische Notizen von Bernhard Wicki (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for 7th Annual American Cinema Awards7th Annual American Cinema Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for ShowgeschichtenShowgeschichten (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1987–1989 )  Less 1987–1989
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest ( 3 episodes, 1962–1986 )  Less 1962–1986
  • Primary photo for Étoiles et toilesÉtoiles et toiles (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Great HamletsThe Great Hamlets (TV Mini-series) Himself  Less 1983– 
  • Primary photo for Bernstein/BeethovenBernstein/Beethoven (TV Mini-series) Commentator  Less 1982– 
  • Primary photo for V.I.P.-SchaukelV.I.P.-Schaukel (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1976–1978 )  Less 1976–1978
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor ( 3 episodes, 1975–1978 )  Less 1975–1978
  • Primary photo for Gespräche mit 'Jedermann'Gespräche mit 'Jedermann' (TV Mini-series) Himself - Host  Less 1978– 
  • Primary photo for The 2nd Annual People's Choice AwardsThe 2nd Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Je später der Abend...Je später der Abend... (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Die Verwandlungen des M.S.Die Verwandlungen des M.S. (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The 43rd Annual Academy AwardsThe 43rd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest ( 4 episodes, 1965–1970 )  Less 1965–1970
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  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Joe Namath ShowThe Joe Namath Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Joan Rivers ShowThe Joan Rivers Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Flash 14Flash 14 (Short) Himself  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Beautiful Blue and Red DanubeThe Beautiful Blue and Red Danube (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Late Show LondonLate Show London (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for John F. Kennedy: Years of Lightning, Day of DrumsJohn F. Kennedy: Years of Lightning, Day of Drums (German narrator)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for PublicityPublicity (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The 35th Annual Academy AwardsThe 35th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Hans Rolfe - scene from 'Judgement at Nuremberg' ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962
    • Episode #15.31 (Apr 15, 1962) Hans Rolfe - scene from 'Judgement at Nuremberg'  Less
  • Primary photo for The 34th Annual Academy AwardsThe 34th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The Bob Hope ShowThe Bob Hope Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Here's HollywoodHere's Hollywood (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1961–1962 )  Less 1961–1962
  • Primary photo for Tonight Starring Jack PaarTonight Starring Jack Paar (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961
Archive Footage (14 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Die ÖscarsDie Öscars (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016
    • Der Exodus (Dec 29, 2016) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild AwardsThe 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The 66th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 66th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself (In Memoriam) (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The 86th Annual Academy AwardsThe 86th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Actor (In Memoriam) (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Franz Antel - Meister der UnterhaltungFranz Antel - Meister der Unterhaltung Himself (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Österreich-BildÖsterreich-Bild (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Jedermann RemixedJedermann Remixed (TV Movie) Jedermann (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Passion & Poetry: Sam's WarPassion & Poetry: Sam's War (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2011 €2K
  • Primary photo for Willkommen ÖsterreichWillkommen Österreich (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • Episode #1.131 (Jan 27, 2011) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for La tele de tu vidaLa tele de tu vida (TV Series) Peter the Great ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
    • Episode #1.26 (Jul 6, 2007) Peter the Great (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Unsere BestenUnsere Besten (TV Series) Various Roles ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the HolocaustImaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Self (archive footage)  Less 2004 $22K / —
  • Primary photo for 20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (TV Movie) Actor 'The Young LIons' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Hamlet Revisited: Approaches to HamletHamlet Revisited: Approaches to Hamlet (TV Movie) Hamlet (archive footage)  Less 1970
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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