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Joseph Schildkraut is a Actor, Director and Scriptwriter American born on 22 march 1896 at Vienna (Austria)

Joseph Schildkraut

Joseph Schildkraut
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Nationality USA
Birth 22 march 1896 at Vienna (Austria)
Death 21 january 1964 (at 67 years) at New York City (USA)
Awards Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

Joseph Schildkraut (March 22, 1896 – January 21, 1964) was an Austrian-American stage and film actor.


Schildkraut was married three times. He died in New York City. For his contribution to the motion picture industry, he was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6780 Hollywood Blvd. in Hollywood. He is interred in the Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

Best films

The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)
Cleopatra (1934)
The Life of Emile Zola (1937)

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Filmography of Joseph Schildkraut (46 films)

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King of the Roaring 20's – The Story of Arnold Rothstein, 1h46
Directed by Joseph M. Newman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors David Janssen, Dianne Foster, Jack Carson, Diana Dors, Dan O'Herlihy, Mickey Shaughnessy
Roles Abraham Rothstein
Rating57% 2.860442.860442.860442.860442.86044
Arnold Rothstein gains a reputation in 1920s New York City as an expert gambler. He so impresses mob boss Big Tim O'Brien that he is given a job in his illegal enterprises.
The Diary of Anne Frank, 2h55
Directed by Nina Foch, George Stevens, David S. Hall
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Historical, Romance
Themes Films about religion, Théâtre, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism, Films based on plays, Children's films
Actors Douglas Spencer, Millie Perkins, Lou Jacobi, Joseph Schildkraut, Shelley Winters, Richard Beymer
Roles Otto Frank
Rating73% 3.6980453.6980453.6980453.6980453.698045
In 1945, as a truckload of war survivors stops in front of an Amsterdam factory at the end of World War II, Otto Frank (Joseph Schildkraut) gets out and walks inside. After climbing the stairs to a deserted garret, Otto finds a girl's discarded glove and sobs, then is joined and comforted by Miep Gies (Dodie Heath) and Mr. Kraler (Douglas Spencer), factory workers who shielded him from the Nazis. After stating that he is now all alone, Otto begins to search for the diary written by his youngest daughter, Anne. Miep promptly retrieves the journal for Otto, and he receives solace reading the words written by his young daughter three years earlier.
Northwest Outpost, 1h31
Directed by Allan Dwan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Operetta films
Actors Nelson Eddy, Hugo Haas, Ilona Massey, Joseph Schildkraut, Elsa Lanchester, Lenore Ulric
Roles Count Igor Savin
Rating63% 3.1894253.1894253.1894253.1894253.189425
The film is set at the Russian imperial post at Fort Ross in California in the early Nineteenth Century. A visiting American army offices becomes romantically involved with an aristocratic woman whose criminal husband is being held as a prisoner at the Fort.
Monsieur Beaucaire, 1h33
Directed by George Marshall
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Bob Hope, Joan Caulfield, Patric Knowles, Marjorie Reynolds, Cecil Kellaway, Joseph Schildkraut
Roles Don Francisco
Rating68% 3.440283.440283.440283.440283.44028
King Louis XV of France is invited by his rival King Philip V of Spain to choose a suitable husband for Philip's daughter, Princess Maria, as a gesture of unity between their two nations. Louis's choice is Duc le Chandre, but the duke fancies Madame Pompadour, as does the king.
The Cheaters, 1h27
Directed by Joseph Kane
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Christmas films
Actors Joseph Schildkraut, Billie Burke, Eugene Pallette, Ona Munson, Raymond Walburn, Ann Gillis
Roles Anthony 'Mr. M.' Marchand
Rating67% 3.3936353.3936353.3936353.3936353.393635
Flame of Barbary Coast, 1h31
Directed by William Frawley, Joseph Schildkraut, John Wayne, Ann Dvorak, Joseph Kane, Borden Chase
Origin USA
Genres Action, Romance, Western
Actors John Wayne, Ann Dvorak, Joseph Schildkraut, William Frawley, Virginia Grey, Russell Hicks
Roles Boss Tito Morell
Rating62% 3.148463.148463.148463.148463.14846
Naive Montana cowboy Duke Fergus (John Wayne) arrives in San Francisco and visits the notorious Barbary Coast. He becomes smitten with the lovely star attraction of the fanciest gambling hall, "Flaxen" Tarry (Ann Dvorak), the "Flame of the Barbary Coast". He gets talked into gambling against the owner (and Flaxen's lover), card shark Tito Morell (Joseph Schildkraut). Predictably, Fergus gets cheated and loses all his money.
The Tell-Tale Heart, 20minutes
Directed by Jules Dassin
Origin USA
Genres Horror, Crime
Actors Joseph Schildkraut, Roman Bohnen, Oscar O'Shea, Will Wright
Roles Young Man
Rating67% 3.3928153.3928153.3928153.3928153.392815
After years of being subjected to verbal and emotional abuse by his master, a young weaver decides to murder him. Before the elderly man dies, he predicts his killer eventually will succumb to an overwhelming sense of guilt and betray himself.
The Shop Around the Corner, 1h39
Directed by Ernst Lubitsch
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Christmas films, Films based on plays
Actors Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan, Joseph Schildkraut, Sara Haden, William Tracy
Roles Ferencz Vadas
Rating80% 4.0477754.0477754.0477754.0477754.047775
Alfred Kralik (James Stewart) is the top salesman at a leathergoods shop in Budapest owned by the high-strung Mr. Hugo Matuschek (Frank Morgan). Kralik's coworkers at Matuschek and Company include his friend, Pirovitch (Felix Bressart), a kindly family man; Ferencz Vadas (Joseph Schildkraut), a two-faced womanizer; and Pepi Katona (William Tracy), an ambitious, precocious delivery boy. One morning, Kralik reveals to Pirovitch that he's been corresponding anonymously with an intelligent and cultured woman whose ad he came across in the newspaper.
Phantom Raiders, 1h10
Directed by Jacques Tourneur
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Actors Walter Pidgeon, Donald Meek, Joseph Schildkraut, Florence Rice, Nat Pendleton, John Carroll
Roles Mr. Al Taurez
Rating61% 3.098253.098253.098253.098253.09825
Nick Carter, aidé de Bartholomew, enquête sur des disparitions de cargos lors de leur passage du Canal de Panama.
Idiot's Delight, 1h47
Directed by Clarence Brown
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Norma Shearer, Clark Gable, Edward Arnold, Charles Coburn, Joseph Schildkraut, Burgess Meredith
Roles Capt. Kirvline
Rating64% 3.247833.247833.247833.247833.24783
Harry Van (Clark Gable), an American World War I veteran, tries to reenter show biz and ends up in a faltering mentalist show with an inept, aging alcoholic, Madame Zuleika (Laura Hope Crews, who also appeared in Gone with the Wind as Aunt Pittypat). While giving performances in Omaha, he is courted by Irene (Norma Shearer), a trapeze artist, who claims to come from Russia and hopes both to replace Harry's drunken partner in the show and be his lover. They have a romantic night, but he is suspicious of Irene's overstated flights of fancy. Harry, keeping Zuleika, and Irene's troupe board trains going in the opposite directions the next day.
Lady of the Tropics, 1h32
Directed by Jack Conway, Leslie Fenton
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romantic drama, Romance
Actors Robert Taylor, Hedy Lamarr, Joseph Schildkraut, Frank Puglia, Ernest Cossart, Georges Renavent
Roles Pierre Delaroch
Rating61% 3.099523.099523.099523.099523.09952
While visiting French Indochina on his yacht, a wealthy American falls in love with a beautiful local woman of mixed race background he meets in Saigon.