Emil Jannings

Actor Emil Jannings Full Name: Emil Jannings


Profession: Actor
Why Famous: The first person an Academy Award for best actor for his 1927 role in "The Way of All Flesh". Also the only German to have won an Oscar for best actor.

Jannings also starred in "The Last Command", "Faust" and "The Blue Angel".

Born: July 23, 1884
Birthplace: Rorschach, Switzerland
Star Sign: Leo

Died: January 2, 1950 (aged 65)
Cause of Death: Liver cancer

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