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Mauritz Stiller (1883–1928)


Moshe "Mauritz" Stiller, born July 17, 1883, in Helsinki, Finland, was a director, writer and actor. He began his artistic activity in the theatre, as an actor at 16. Mauritz Stiller portrayed 87 roles from 1899-1916 and directed 16 productions 1911-28. Together with Viktor Sjöström ( director, actor, writer) he was recruited in 1912 as director/... See full bio »

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Known For

Sir Arne's Treasure
(1919)
Erotikon
Erotikon Director
(1920)
Johan
Johan Director
(1921)

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Mauritz Rellits
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His directing style was entirely autocratic, in that he demanded total control over all facets of his production -- something he could never have hoped to achieve in Hollywood, and which contributed significantly to his failure there. See more »

Nickname:

Mosje

Star Sign:

Cancer

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