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Josef Von Sternberg
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Age 75
Birthday 29 May, 1894
Birthplace Vienna, Austria-Hungary (now Austria)
Died 22 November, 1969
Place of Death Hollywood, California, USA
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Nationality Austrian
Occupation Film Director
Claim to Fame The Blue Angel (1930)
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Josef von Sternberg, born Jonas Sternberg (29 May 1894 – 22 December 1969) was an Austrian-American film director. His family emigrated permanently to the United States when he was fourteen, and he grew up in New York City. He started working at World Film Company in Fort Lee, New Jersey, where he was mentored by French director Emile Chautard.

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(on Charles Laughton) I had great difficulty managing Laughton; so did Alexander Korda.

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Nominated for 7 Awards | Won 5

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