Full Name: Frederich Meshilem Meier Weisenfreund
Why Famous: Known for playing powerful characters, such as 'Tony Camonte' in "Scarface" (1932) and seven different characters in "Seven Faces" (1929).
He also won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in "The Story of Louis Pasteur" (1936).
- 1937-03-04 9th Academy Awards: "The Great Ziegfeld", Paul Muni & Luise Rainer wins
- 1937-08-11 "The Life of Emile Zola" directed by William Dieterle and starring Paul Muni premieres in New York (Best Picture 1938)