Birth Place Matching "Alsace, France" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Director | Ben-Hur
William Wyler was an American filmmaker who, at the time of his death in 1981, was considered by his peers as second only to John Ford as a master craftsman of cinema. The winner of three Best Director Academy Awards, second again only to Ford's four, Wyler's reputation has unfairly suffered as the...
Director | Gigolettes of Paris
Alphonse Martell was born on March 27, 1890 in Straßburg, Alsace, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for Gigolettes of Paris (1933), Strings of Steel (1926) and The Buccaneer (1938). He died on March 18, 1976 in San Diego, California, USA.
5. Ray Bloch
Music Department | Science Fiction Theatre
Composer, songwriter ("When Love Has Gone"), conductor, pianist, author and arranger, he came to the USA during World War I. He was a pianist in New York Ballrooms, then organized his own orchestra and toured the US in vaudeville. He was a pianist on radio, then a music director and arranger for ...
6. Theo Shall
Actor | Anna Christie
Theo Shall was born on February 24, 1896 in Metz, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany as William Guldner. He was an actor, known for Anna Christie (1930), Ten Minute Alibi (1935) and Ernst Thälmann - Führer seiner Klasse (1955). He died on October 4, 1955 in East Berlin, East Germany.
Soundtrack | Lourdes
Albert Schweitzer was born on January 14, 1875, in Kaysersberg, near Strasbourg, Elsass-Lothringen, Germany (now in Alsace, France). His father and both grandfathers were pastors and organists. His family had been devoted to education, religion and music for generations.
Schweitzer took music ...
9. Hans Paetsch
Actor | Buddenbrooks - 1. Teil
After school-leaving examination Hans acted on several stages: Giessen, Stadttheater (1931); Heidelberg; Theater der Stadt Luebeck; Buehnen der Hansestadt Saarbruecken; Saarlaendisches Staatstheater (-1939; Prag, Deutsches Theater (1939-1945); Brunswick; Staatstheater Stuttgart; Wuerttembergisches ...
11. Gertrud Wolle
Actress | Der Hund von Baskerville
Gertrud Wolle was born on March 11, 1891 in Urbis, Alsace, Germany as Gertrud Elisabeth Martha Wolle. She was an actress, known for The Hound of the Baskervilles (1937), Der Ball (1931) and Three from the Filling Station (1930). She died on July 6, 1952 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
12. Rudy Lenoir
Actor | La grande vadrouille
Rudy Lenoir was born on April 20, 1913 in Straßburg, Alsace, Germany as Rodolphe Hubert Schwartz. He was an actor, known for La Grande Vadrouille (1966), Violette (1978) and Special Mission (1946). He died on November 23, 1995 in Montfermeil, Seine-Saint-Denis, France.
Producer | Ein Burschenlied aus Heidelberg
Originally an export salesman he began to work in film business in 1924. In 1928 he was given commission by the Ufa to build another production group besides the one of Erich Pommer. After his last Ufa production Amphitryon (1935) he emigrated to the UK in 1935 where he worked with cinematographer ...
20. Heinrich Lisson
Director | Ans Vaterland, ans teure
Heinrich Lisson was born on August 18, 1867 in Gebweiler, Alsace, Germany as Heinrich Nischwitz. He was a director and actor, known for Ans Vaterland, ans teure (1915), Brandung (1915) and Piff und Paff... Strategen (1915). He died on January 6, 1933 in Berlin, Germany.
Production Manager | Zwölf Herzen für Charly
Conny Carstennsen was born on December 8, 1888 in Colmar, Alsace, Germany. He was a production manager and actor, known for Zwölf Herzen für Charly (1949), Die Dubarry (1951) and The Comeback (1930). He died on June 14, 1957 in Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany.
23. Karl Brandt
Karl Brandt was born on January 8, 1904 in Mülhausen, Alsace, Germany. He was married to Anni Rehborn. He died on June 2, 1948 in Landsberg am Lech, Bavaria, Germany.
Costume Designer | Siren of Atlantis
Jean Schlumberger was born on May 26, 1877 in Gebweiler, Alsace, Germany. He was a costume designer, known for Siren of Atlantis (1949) and With André Gide (1951). He was married to Suzanne Weyher. He died on October 25, 1968 in Paris, France.
Actress | Mozart's Don Giovanni
Elisabeth Grümmer was born on March 31, 1911 in Niederjeutz, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany as Elisabeth Schilz. She was an actress, known for Mozart's Don Giovanni (1955), Don Giovanni (1961) and Civilisation (1969). She was married to Detlef Grümmer. She died on November 6, 1986 in Warendorf, North ...