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?
[dying in bed, telling his biographer] This is not the worst. The worst is that they stole 25 years from my life . . .
As the butler in Sunset Blvd.
(1950) he is in the projection room when Norma Desmond and Joe Gillis are watching one of Norma's old films. The film is actually Queen Kelly
(1929), which von Stroehim directed and which starred Gloria Swanson
, who is playing Norma Desmond.
His films as a writer/director are often set in Austro-Germanic or Graustarkian locations, such as Vienna for Merry-Go-Round
(1923), _The Wedding March (1928)_ and The Honeymoon
(1930), the kingdom of Monteblanco in _The Merry Widow (1925)_ and the kingdom of Kronberg in Queen Kelly
The Man You Love to Hate