Top 20 Director celebrities in Austria

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Director celebrities [Updated June 2, 2023].

1. Billy Wilder

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Billy Wilder was born on June 22, 1906 in Austria.
In 1986, he received the American Film Institute Life Achievement Award.

2. Lee Strasberg

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Lee Strasberg was born on November 17, 1901 in Austria.
He founded the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York City.

3. Otto Preminger

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Otto Preminger was born on December 5, 1905 in Austria.
In 1935, he left Austria to work for the Fox studios in Los Angeles, California.

4. Josef von Sternberg

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Josef von Sternberg was born on May 29, 1894 in Austria.

Director of such films as The Last Command and The Blue Angel. His movies with acclaimed actress Marlene Dietrich include Blonde Venus, Shanghai Express, and The Devil is a Woman.

He was named one of the greatest directors of all time by Entertainment Weekly.

5. Harald Reinl

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Harald Reinl was born on July 8, 1908 in Austria.

Austrian-born director remembered for numerous films based on books by Karl May and Edgar Wallace. He also directed several war films and other movies set in the German wilderness.

He worked as a screenwriter on a 1954 movie called Tiefland.

6. Fritz Lang

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Fritz Lang was born on December 5, 1890 in Vienna, Austria.
He was dubbed the "Master of Darkness."

7. Fred Zinnemann

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Fred Zinnemann was born on April 29, 1907 in Austria.
He directed the film Julia.

8. Francis Lawrence

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Francis Lawrence was born on March 26, 1971 in Vienna, Austria.
In 2012, he directed and executive produced the first episode of FOX's series Touch.

9. Michael Glawogger

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Michael Glawogger was born on December 3, 1959 in Austria.

10. Stefan Ruzowitzky

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Stefan Ruzowitzky was born on December 25, 1961 in Austria.
He directed music videos for the boy band N Sync.

11. Paulus Manker

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Paulus Manker was born on January 25, 1958 in Austria.

12. Peter Weck

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Peter Weck was born on August 12, 1930 in Austria.

13. Virgil Widrich

Virgil Widrich was born on May 16, 1967 in Austria.
He became a professor at the University of Applied Arts Vienna.