Legendary actor, Erich von Stroheim, was born Erich Oswald Stroheim on Sep 22, 1885 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (now Austria). von Stroheim died at the age of 71 on May 12, 1957 in Maurepas, France and was laid to rest in Woodlawn Cemetery in Santa Monica, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although von Stroheim was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1950||Best Supporting Actor||Sunset Blvd. (1950)||Max Von Mayerling||Nominated|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
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