Oskar Werner Overview:

Actor, Oskar Werner, was born Oskar Josef Schliessmayer on Nov 13, 1922 in Vienna, Austria. Werner died at the age of 61 on Oct 23, 1984 in Marburg an der Lahn, Germany and was laid to rest in Triesen Cemetery in Triesen, Liechtenstein.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Although Werner was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1965Best ActorShip of Fools (1965)Dr. SchumannNominated
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Oskar Werner's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #96 on Dec 13, 1951.

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Oskar Werner Quotes:

Fr. David Telemond: You know even God has not spoken his last word about his own creation.


Guy Montag: [to Linda] You've spent your whole life in front of that family wall. These books are my family.


Guy Montag: Fahrenheit four-five-one is the temperature at which book paper catches fire and starts to burn.


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Oskar Werner Facts
He is buried in a town called Triesen in Liechtenstein.

His ex-wife, Anne Power, is the daughter of actress Annabella and her ex-husband, Jean Murat, and was adopted by Tyrone Power.

For the final scene of Fahrenheit 451 (1966), he cut his hair to purposely create a continuity error. This was done to show his hatred for director François Truffaut.

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