Fritz Lang Biography (1890-1976)



Born December 5, 1890, in Vienna, Austria; immigrated to the United States, c. 1934; naturalized citizen, 1935 (some sources say 1939); died August 2, 1976, in Beverly Hills, CA; buried in Forest Lawn, Los Angeles, CA; son of Anton(an architect) and Pauline (maiden name, Schlesinger) Lang; married second wife, Thea von Harbou (an actress, screenwriter and director) c. 1922 (divorced 1933). Avocational interests: Art. Career: Director, producer, writer, and actor. Cannes Film Festival, president of jury, 1964. Military service: Austrian army, lieutenant, c. 1914-16. Awards, Honors:Honorary Award, German Film Awards, 1963, for lifetime contributions to industry; French Officier d'Art et des Lettres.

Gender
Male
Occupation
Director, producer, writer, actor
Birth Details
December 5, 1890
Vienna, Austria
Death Details
August 2, 1976
Beverly Hills, California, United States

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