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|Also Known As:||Died:||December 22, 1969|
|Born:||May 29, 1894||Cause of Death:||heart attack|
|Birth Place:||Austria||Profession:||Director ...|
"No theory of the cinema is viable unless it considers Josef von Sternberg one of its major talents" --John Baxter in "Hollywood in the Thirties"
"I am Marlene and Marlene is me" --Josef von Sternberg
He received the George Eastman House Medal of Honor in 1957.
Made honorary member of the Akademie der Kunste, Berlin in 1960.
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