3 Biographical Movies |
7 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
1 Interview |
28 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.
He fabricated an elaborate back-story for himself as an Austrian aristocrat and imperial officer, while in fact he was from a Jewish family, the son of a lower-middle-class hat maker, and never served in any military.
His films often explored the nature of human cruelty and greed and the loss of innocence
The Man You Love to Hate