Maximilian Schell Overview:

Actor, Maximilian Schell, was born on Dec 8, 1930 in Vienna, Austria. As of December 2020, Maximilian Schell was 90 years old.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Maximilian Schell was nominated for two Academy Awards, winning one for Best Actor for Judgment at Nuremberg (as Hans Rolfe) in 1961.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1961Best ActorJudgment at Nuremberg (1961)Hans RolfeWon
1977Best Supporting ActorJulia (1977)JohannNominated
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By 4 Star Film Fan on Feb 2, 2014 From 4 Star Films

With the passing of Maximillian Schell yesterday I felt it necessary to say a few words about him. First off, if you have never seen Judgment at Nuremberg take a few hours out of your day and go see it. He gives an absolutely electric performance as a lawyer defending Nazi judges. Perhaps the most e... Read full article


By 4 Star Film Fan on Feb 2, 2014 From 4 Star Films

With the passing of Maximillian Schell yesterday I felt it necessary to say a few words about him. First off, if you have never seen Judgment at Nuremberg take a few hours out of your day and go see it. He gives an absolutely electric performance as a lawyer defending Nazi judges. Perhaps the most e... Read full article


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Maximilian Schell Quotes:

Stanislaus Pilgrin: If there is no God, no devil, no heaven, no hell, and no immortality, then anything is permissible.


Charles Dobbs: How long are you staying?
Dieter Frey: A few days. Business kunches, business dinners... I even have a business breakfast. Who knows? I might actually do some business too.


Stanislaus Pilgrin: [voicing his thoughts] The simple closing of a door has brought me to the guillotine.


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Maximilian Schell Facts
Son of actress Margarete Schell Noé.

In 1990, he refused to receive the Honorary German Film Award because he felt too young to be awarded with an award for lifetime achievement.

Maximilian Schell is the godfather of actress Angelina Jolie, daughter of Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand.

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