Otto Preminger  American Director

Current Status

Otto Preminger passed away on 23rd Apr 1986 aged 79.


Otto Preminger was previously married to Hope Bryce (1971), Mary Gardner (1951 - 1959) and Marion Mill (1932).

He was also in relationships with Dorothy Dandridge (1954 - 1958), Marlene Dietrich (1947), Gypsy Rose Lee (1943 - 1944), Natalie Draper, Hedy Lamarr and Kay Francis.

Otto Preminger had a son named Erik Lee, age 71.


Otto Preminger is a 79 year old American Director. Born Otto Ludwig Preminger on 5th December, 1906 in Austria, he is famous for Anatomy of a Murder (1959) in a career that spans 1931–86. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Otto Preminger is a member of the following lists: People from the Duchy of Bukovina, Jewish Austrian male actors and Austrian male television actors.


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Dating History

Partner Comparison

Otto Preminger79 SagittariusDirector
Hope Bryce-
Dorothy Dandridge42 ScorpioActress
Mary Gardner80 AriesPainter
Marlene Dietrich90 CapricornActress
Gypsy Rose Lee59 AquariusDancer
Marion Mill69
Kay Francis63 CapricornActress
Natalie Draper92 TaurusActress
Hedy Lamarr86 ScorpioActress


Erik Lee
Male11th December, 194471 years old


Our Corpses Still Live1981Movie
The Hobbit1977The ElvenkingTV Movie
Skidoo1968Voice introducing the credits (voice, uncredited)Movie
Batman1966Mr. FreezeTV Show
Bunny Lake Is Missing1965On-screen Trailer Host and Narrator (uncredited)Movie
Stalag 171953Oberst von ScherbachMovie
Die Jungfrau auf dem Dach1953VoiceMovie
The Billy Rose Show1950TV Show
Suspense1949Captain von WeissenbornTV Show
Where Do We Go from Here?1945General Rahl (uncredited)Movie
Margin for Error1943Karl BaumerMovie
They Got Me Covered1943FauscheimMovie
The Pied Piper1942Maj. DiessenMovie
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Otto Ludwig Preminger (5 December 1905 – 23 April 1986) was an Austrian American theatre and film director. He is known for directing over 35 feature films in a five-decade career after leaving the theatre. He first gained attention for film noir mys...

Confirmed Relationships9
Longest Relationship7 yrs, 3 mths
Shortest Relationship1 mth
Average Relationship Length1 yr, 3 mths
First Name Otto
Last Name Preminger
Full Name at Birth Otto Ludwig Preminger
Age 79 (age at death) years
Birthday 5th December, 1906
Birthplace Austria
Died 23rd April, 1986
Place of Death New York, NY
Cause of Death Lung Cancer and Alzheimer`s Disease
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Bald
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Director, Producer, Actor
Occupation Director
Claim to Fame Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
Year(s) Active 1931–86
Friend Tallulah Bankhead, Ernst Lubitsch, David Raskin, Johnny Mercer
Associated People Vincent Price
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