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Emil Jannings (23 July 1884 – 2 January 1950) was a German actor. He was not only the first actor to win the Academy Award for Best Actor, but also the first person to be presented an Oscar.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Emil Jannings (23 July 1884 – 2 January 1950) was a German actor. He was not only the first actor to win the Academy Award for Best Actor, but also the first person to be presented an Oscar.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Emil Jannings, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 58

Birthday 1884-07-23

Day of Death 1950-01-02

Place of Birth Rorschach, Switzerland

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Hitler's Hollywood as Himself (archive footage)
2011 Fragments: Surviving Pieces of Lost Films as Himself (archive footage)
2003 Der letzte Mann - Das Making of as Hotelportier (archive footage)
2002 Los 5 Faust de F.W. Murnau as Himself / Mephisto (archive footage)
1965 The Love Goddesses as Himself (archive footage)
1953 The Academy Awards(1 episode)
1945 Where Is Mr. Belling? as Eberhard Belling
1943 Altes Herz wird wieder jung as Friedrich Hoffmann, Seniorchef
1942 The Dismissal as Fürst Bismarck
1941 Uncle Kruger as Ohm (Paul)Krüger
1940 Cavalcade of the Academy Awards
1939 Robert Koch, der Bekämpfer des Todes as Dr. Robert Koch
1939 Der letzte Appell
1937 The Broken Jug as Adam
1937 The Sovereign as Matthias Clausen
1936 Traumulus as Prof. Niemeyer, gen. Traumulus
1935 Der alte und der junge König as König Friedrich Wilhelm I.
1934 Der schwarze Walfisch as Peter Petersen
1933 The Merry Monarch as King Pausole
1932 Stürme der Leidenschaft as Gustav Bumke
1930 Darling of the Gods as Albert Winkelmann
1930 The Blue Angel as Professor Immanuel Rath
1929 Betrayal as Poldi Moser
1928 The Patriot as Czar Paul I
1928 Street of Sin as Basher Bill
1928 The Last Command as Gen. Dolgorucki / Grand Duke Sergius Alexander
1927 The Way of All Flesh as August Shilling
1926 Faust as Mephisto
1925 Tartuffe as Tartüff
1925 Variety as Boss Huller
1925 Quo Vadis? as Nerone
1924 The Last Laugh as Hotelportier
1924 Husbands or Lovers as Ehemann
1924 Waxworks as Harun al Raschid
1923 Alles für Geld as S. I. Rupp
1923 Die Gräfin von Paris as Ombrade
1923 Tragödie der Liebe
1922 Peter der Große as Tsar
1922 The Loves of Pharaoh as Pharao Amenes
1922 Othello as Othello
1921 Danton as Danton
1920 Anna Boleyn as Henry VIII
1920 Algol: Tragedy of Power as Robert Herne
1920 Kohlhiesel's Daughters as Peter Xaver
1919 Rose Bernd as Arthur Streckmann
1919 Madame DuBarry as Ludwig XV.
1918 Keimendes Leben as James Fraenkel
1918 The Eyes of the Mummy as Radu
1918 Fuhrmann Henschel
1917 The Merry Jail as Quabbe - der Gaoler
1917 Lulu as Alfredo, a clown
1917 When Four Do the Same as Segetoff
1917 Nächte des Grauens
1916 Passionels Tagebuch
1916 Der Morphinist
1916 Frau Eva as ihr Mann, der Fabrikant
1916 Das Leben ein Traum
1914 Arme Eva

Directing

1937 The Broken JugDirector

Production

1941 Uncle KrugerProducer

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