3 Biographical Movies |
7 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
1 Interview |
27 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
Erich Stroheim | Erich Von Stroheim | Eric Von Stroheim | Count von Stroheim | Eric O.H. von Stroheim | Eric von Stroheim | Karl von Stroheim
5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
The difference between me and [Ernst Lubitsch
] is that he shows you the king on the throne and then he shows you the king in his bedroom. I show you the king in his bedroom first. Then when you see him on the throne you have no illusions about him.
While working at the tavern he met his first wife, Margaret Knox, and in a daring move for 1912 moved in with her. Knox acted as a sort of mentor to von Stroheim, teaching him language and literature and encouraging him to write. Under Knox's tutelage he wrote a novella entitled "In the Morning," with themes that anticipated his films: corrupt aristocracy and innocence debased. The couple married...
Ambulances are recurring themes in his films
The Man You Love to Hate