Josef von Sternberg

  • Josef von Sternberg
  • Josef von Sternberg
  • Josef von Sternberg
  • Josef von Sternberg
  • Josef von Sternberg

Josef von Sternberg, born Jonas Sternberg (29 May 1894 – 22 December 1969) was an Austrian-American film director. His family emigrated permanently to the United States when he was fourteen, and he grew up in New York City. He started working at World Film Company in Fort Lee, New Jersey, where he was mentored by French director Emile Chautard.

Josef von Sternberg
56,128
Photo Credit: crown022002

Popularity


How popular is Josef von Sternberg on the internet? The chart below shows the popularity trend over time.

Photos

View All »
View images of Josef von Sternberg in our photo gallery.
  • Josef von Sternberg
  • Josef von Sternberg
  • Josef von Sternberg
  • Josef von Sternberg
  • Josef von Sternberg

Filmography

View All »
Selected Josef von Sternberg film and TV show credits.

Director Credits

1957
Jet Pilot (1957)
-

1953
Ana-ta-han (1953)
-

1952
Macao (1952)
-

1946
-

1944
The Town (Short Film)
-

1941
-

1940
-

1939
-

1938
-

1937
I, Claudius (1937)
-

1936
The King Steps Out
-

1935
-

1935
-

1935
The Fashion Side of Hollywood
-

1934
-

1932
Blonde Venus (1932)
-

1932
-

1931
-

1931
Dishonored (1931)
-

1930
Morocco (1930)
-

1930
-

1930
The Blue Angel
-

1929
Thunderbolt (1929)
-

1929
The Case of Lena Smith (Short Film)
-

1928
-

1928
-

1928
Street of Sin
-

1928
The Dragnet
-

1927
It (1927)
-

1927
Underworld (1927)
-

1927
-

1926
A Woman of the Sea
-

1926
-

1925
-

1925
-

Producer Credits

1953
Ana-ta-han (1953)
-

1935
-

1934
-

1932
Blonde Venus (1932)
-

1931
-

1928
-

1925
-

Writer Credits

1953
Ana-ta-han (1953)
-

1941
-

1932
Blonde Venus (1932)
-

1931
-

1931
Dishonored (1931)
-

1930
-

1929
Thunderbolt (1929)
-

1928
-

1928
Street of Sin
-

1927
Underworld (1927)
-

1926
A Woman of the Sea
-

1926
-

1925
-

1924
By Divine Right
-

Quotes

View All »
List of Josef von Sternberg quotes.

(on Charles Laughton) I had great difficulty managing Laughton; so did Alexander Korda.


(on Gary Cooper) One of the nicest human beings I have ever met.


I care nothing about the story, only how it is photographed and presented.


Dating History

View All »
List of Josef von Sternberg relationships, in date order.

First NameJosef
Middle NameVon
Last NameSternberg
Full Name at BirthJonas Sternberg
Other NamesJo (nickname)
Age75 (age at death)
Date of BirthMay 29, 1894
BirthplaceVienna, Austria-Hungary (now Austria)
Date of DeathNovember 22, 1969
Location of DeathHollywood, California, USA
Cause of DeathHeart Attack
Height5' 5" (165 cm)
BuildAverage
Star SignGemini
SexualityStraight
ReligionJewish
EthnicityWhite
NationalityAustrian
OccupationFilm Director
Occupation CategoryFilm Director
Claim to FameThe Blue Angel (1930)
FriendsPeter Lorre, Marian Marsh

Our Website Community
Whos Dated Who
  • Celebrity dating gossip
  • Celebrity couples
  • Celebrity babies
Lucy Who
  • Celebrity profiles
  • Filmographies and TV show credits
  • Magazine covers
  • Quotes and trivia
  • Discographies and lyrics
Fan Pix
  • Entertainment pictures
  • Films and television shows
  • Bands and solo artists
  • Famous people
All Star Pics
  • Celebrity photos
  • Movie stills and posters
  • TV show images
  • Bands and musicians
  • Partner with Wallpaper