Biography

Ernst Lubitsch was a German-born  film director. His urbane comedies of manners gave him the reputation of being Hollywood's most elegant and sophisticated director; as his prestige grew, his films were promoted as having "the Lubitsch touch."

In 1947 he received an Honorary Academy Award for his distinguished contributions to the art of the motion picture, and he was nominated 3 times for Best Director.

Ernst Lubitsch was a German-born  film director. His urbane comedies of manners gave him the reputation of being Hollywood's most elegant and sophisticated director; as his prestige grew, his films were promoted as having "the Lubitsch touch."

In 1947 he received an Honorary Academy Award for his distinguished contributions to the art of the motion picture, and he was nominated 3 times for Best Director.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 88

Birthday 1892-01-28

Day of Death 1947-11-30

Place of Birth Berlin, Germany

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

1948 That Lady in Ermine Director
1946 Cluny Brown Director
1945 A Royal Scandal Director
1943 Heaven Can Wait Director
1942 To Be or Not to Be Director
1941 That Uncertain Feeling Director
1940 The Shop Around the Corner Director
1939 Ninotchka Director
1938 Bluebeard's Eighth Wife Director
1937 Angel Director
1936 Desire Director
1934 The Merry Widow Director
1933 Design for Living Director
1933 The Clerk Director
1932 If I Had a Million Director
1932 Trouble in Paradise Director
1932 One Hour with You Director
1932 The Broken Lullaby Director
1931 The Smiling Lieutenant Director
1930 Monte Carlo Director
1930 Paramount on Parade Director
1930 The Vagabond King Director
1929 The Love Parade Director
1929 Eternal Love Director
1928 The Patriot Director
1928 The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg Director
1926 The Honeymoon Express Director
1926 So This Is Paris Director
1925 Lady Windermere's Fan Director
1925 Kiss Me Again Director
1924 Three Women Director
1924 The Marriage Circle Director
1924 Forbidden Paradise Director
1923 Rosita Director
1923 Die Flamme Director
1922 The Loves of Pharaoh Director
1921 The Wildcat Director
1920 Anna Boleyn Director
1920 Sumurun Director
1920 Romeo and Juliet in the Snow Director
1920 Kohlhiesel's Daughters Director
1920 Die Wohnungsnot Director
1919 The Doll Director
1919 Madame du Barry Director
1919 Madame DuBarry Director
1919 Intoxication Director
1919 The Oyster Princess Director
1919 Käsekönig Holländer Director
1919 Das Schwabenmädel Director
1919 My Wife, the Movie Star Director
1919 Meyer from Berlin Director
1918 Carmen Director
1918 I Don't Want to Be a Man Director
1918 Der Fall Rosentopf Director
1918 The Eyes of the Mummy Director
1918 The Ballet Girl Director
1918 Der Rodelkavalier Director
1918 Fuhrmann Henschel Director
1918 Prinz Sami Director
1917 The Merry Jail Director
1917 When Four Do the Same Director
1917 Der Blusenkönig Director
1917 Ossis Tagebuch Director
1916 The Tenor, Inc. Director
1916 The New Nose Director
1916 The Most Beautiful Gift Director
1916 The Mixed Ladies Chorus Director
1916 Shoe Palace Pinkus Director
1916 When I Was Dead Director
1915 The Bodybuilder Director
1915 The Last Suit Director
1915 His Only Patient Director
1915 Miss Seifenschaum Director
1915 Blind Cow Director
1915 Sugar and Cinnamon Director
1915 A Trip on the Ice Director

Acting

2006 Billy Wilder Speaks
1940 The Eternal Jew as Himself (archive footage)
1940 The Shop Around the Corner as Himself - Director - in Trailer
1939 Ninotchka as Himself - Director in Trailer
1920 Sumurun as Yeggar - the Hunchback Beggar
1919 Käsekönig Holländer
1919 Meyer from Berlin as Sally Meyer
1918 Der Fall Rosentopf as Sally
1918 Der Rodelkavalier as Sally Piner
1918 Prinz Sami as Prinz Sami
1917 When Four Do the Same as Bit Role
1917 Der Blusenkönig
1916 The Tenor, Inc. as Sally
1916 The New Nose as Ernst
1916 The Most Beautiful Gift as Verehrer
1916 The Mixed Ladies Chorus as Dirigent
1916 Shoe Palace Pinkus as Sally Pinkus
1916 When I Was Dead as Ernst Lubitsch
1915 How I Was Murdered
1915 The Bodybuilder as Stubenhocker
1915 The Last Suit
1915 Robert and Bertram as Kommis Max Edelstein
1915 His Only Patient as Doktor
1915 Miss Seifenschaum
1915 Miss Bellboy as Pinkeles
1915 Sugar and Cinnamon
1915 Blind Cow as Verlobter
1915 A Trip on the Ice as Ernst
1914 Das Mirakel
1914 The Pride of the Firm as Siegmund Lachmann
1914 A Venetian Night
1914 The Firm Gets Married
1913 The Ideal Wife

Writing

1983 To Be or Not to Be Story
1942 To Be or Not to Be Author
1933 The Clerk Writer
1924 Three Women Writer
1921 The Wildcat Writer
1920 Sumurun Writer
1920 Romeo and Juliet in the Snow Writer
1920 Kohlhiesel's Daughters Writer
1920 Die Wohnungsnot Writer
1919 The Doll Writer
1919 The Oyster Princess Writer
1919 Käsekönig Holländer Writer
1919 My Wife, the Movie Star Writer
1918 I Don't Want to Be a Man Writer
1918 Der Fall Rosentopf Writer
1918 Der Rodelkavalier Writer
1918 Prinz Sami Writer
1917 The Merry Jail Writer
1917 When Four Do the Same Writer
1917 Der Blusenkönig Writer
1917 Ossis Tagebuch Writer
1916 The New Nose Writer
1916 The Most Beautiful Gift Writer
1916 When I Was Dead Writer
1915 Miss Seifenschaum Writer
1915 Blind Cow Writer
1915 Sugar and Cinnamon Writer

Production

1946 Cluny Brown Producer
1946 Dragonwyck Producer
1945 A Royal Scandal Producer
1943 Heaven Can Wait Producer
1942 To Be or Not to Be Producer
1941 That Uncertain Feeling Producer
1940 The Shop Around the Corner Producer
1939 Ninotchka Producer
1938 Bluebeard's Eighth Wife Producer
1936 Desire Producer
1934 The Merry Widow Producer
1933 Design for Living Producer
1932 Trouble in Paradise Producer
1932 One Hour with You Producer
1932 The Broken Lullaby Producer
1931 The Smiling Lieutenant Producer
1930 Monte Carlo Producer
1928 The Patriot Producer
1928 The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg Producer
1924 The Marriage Circle Producer
1915 Sugar and Cinnamon Producer
1915 A Trip on the Ice Producer

Editing

1928 The Patriot Editor
1925 Lady Windermere's Fan Editor

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