Josef von Sternberg

Josef von Sternberg
1894 - 1969
Josef von Sternberg  Austrian Film Director

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Josef von Sternberg was previously married to Meri Otis Wilner (1948 - 1969), Jean McBride (1945 - 1947) and Riza Royce (1926 - 1930).

Josef von Sternberg was in relationships with Marlene Dietrich (1929 - 1935) and Frances Dee.

Josef von Sternberg had an encounter with Marian Marsh.


Austrian Film Director Josef von Sternberg was born Jonas Sternberg on 29th May, 1894 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (now Austria) and passed away on 22nd Dec 1969 Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA aged 75. He is most remembered for The Blue Angel (1930). His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Josef von Sternberg is a member of the following lists: American film directors, English-language film directors and Burials at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery.


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Married3 22 years, 11 months 10 years, 3 months 3 years
Dating2 6 years 3 years -
Encounter1 - - -
Total6 22 years, 11 months 6 years, 1 month 3 years


First Name Josef
Middle Name Von
Last Name Sternberg
Full Name at Birth Jonas Sternberg
Alternative Name Jo (nickname), Jonas Sternberg, Josef von Sternberg
Birthday 29th May, 1894
Birthplace Vienna, Austria-Hungary (now Austria)
Died 22nd December, 1969
Place of Death Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Buried Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Build Average
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality Austrian
Occupation Text Director | Writer | Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Occupation Film Director
Claim to Fame The Blue Angel (1930)
Official Websites,,
Friend Peter Lorre, Marian Marsh

Josef von Sternberg born Jonas Sternberg, 29 May 1894 – 22 December 1969) was an Austrian-American filmmaker whose career successfully spanned the transition from the silent to the sound era, during which he worked with most of the major Hollywood studios. He is best known for his film collaboration with actress Marlene Dietrich in the 1930s, including the highly regarded Paramount/UFA production, The Blue Angel (1930).

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Josef von Sternberg75 GeminiFilm Director
Meri Otis Wilner-
Jean McBride-
Marlene Dietrich90 CapricornActress
Riza Royce77 CancerActress
Marian Marsh93 LibraActress
Frances Dee94 SagittariusActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Nicholas JosefMale22nd January, 195173 years oldMeri Otis Wilner


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