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F.W. Murnau (1888–1931)


He studied art and literature history at the University of Heidelberg. During World War I, he was a combat pilot. See full bio »

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Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 14 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Murglie | Dr. F.W. Murnau | Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau

Height:

6' 11" (2.11 m)
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Don't act--think! See more »

Trivia:

Retrospective at the 53rd Berlin International Film Festival. See more »

Trademark:

Visual storytelling without intertitles. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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