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List of famous film actors and actresses from Austria, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Austria has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Austrian screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Austria and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

List is made up of a variety of film actors, including Albert Rueprecht and Maximilian Schell.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Austrian actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Austria?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Austria in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Austrian film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Mozart: Great Piano Concertos: Vol. 1, Famous Composers: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Reader's Digest: Nature's Symphony Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. Mozart showed prodigious ability from his ...more

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Arnold Schwarzenegger is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Terminator 2: Judgment Day, The Terminator, Predator Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-born American actor, model, producer, director, activist, businessman, investor, writer, philanthropist, former professional bodybuilder, and ...more

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Peter Lorre is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Casablanca, The Maltese Falcon, Arsenic and Old Lace Peter Lorre was a Hungarian actor. Born László Loewenstein in Austria-Hungary he began his stage career in Vienna, then moved to Germany and had his breakthrough, first on the ...more

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Herbert Lom is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Spartacus, The Dead Zone, A Shot in the Dark Herbert Lom was an actor

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Patrick Schwarzenegger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
The Benchwarmers, Sulemani Keeda, Scouts vs. Zombies Patrick Arnold Shriver Schwarzenegger is an American model and actor. He is the son of Austrian-American bodybuilder, actor and former Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Maria

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Danny Nucci is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Titanic, The Rock, Crimson Tide Danny Nucci is an American actor.

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Maximilian Schell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Deep Impact, A Bridge Too Far, Judgment at Nuremberg Maximilian Schell was an Austrian and Swiss film and stage actor, who also wrote, directed and produced some of his own films. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 1961 American film ...more

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Romy Schneider is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
The Trial, What's New Pussycat?, Bloodline Romy Schneider was an Austrian-born film actress who held German and French citizenship. She started her career in the German Heimatfilm genre in the early 1950s when she was 15. From 1955 to ...more

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Franz Schubert is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Franz Peter Schubert was an Austrian composer. Schubert 's life ended at 31 but was extremely prolific during his lifetime. His output consists of over six hundred secular vocal works, seven ...more

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Wilhelm Reich is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Wasteland Utopias Wilhelm Reich was an Austrian psychoanalyst, a member of the second generation of psychoanalysts after Sigmund Freud, and one of the most radical figures in the history of psychiatry. He was the ...more

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Mick Blue is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Schlimmer geht's nimmer!, Top Guns, This Ain't the Munsters XXX Mick Blue is an Austrian pornographic actor and director.

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Hedy Lamarr is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Samson and Delilah, Come Live with Me, Algiers Hedy Lamarr was an Austrian and American inventor and film actress. After an early and brief film career in Germany, which included a controversial love-making scene in the film Ecstasy, she ...more

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Theodore Bikel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
My Fair Lady, The African Queen, The Return of the King Theodore Meir Bikel is an Austrian-American actor, folk singer, musician, and composer. He made his film debut in The African Queen and was nominated for an Academy Award for his supporting role ...more

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Christoph Waltz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Django Unchained, Inglourious Basterds, Water for Elephants Christoph Waltz is an German-Austrian actor. He is best known for his works with American filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, receiving acclaim for portraying SS-Standartenführer Hans Landa in ...more

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Roxane Duran is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
The White Ribbon, 17 Girls, The Monk Roxane Duran is a French-Austrian actress. She appeared in the Palme d'Or-winning 2009 film The White Ribbon. She also acted in the Le moine, a 2011 French language film directed by Dominik ...more

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Gustav Mahler is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Gustav Mahler was an Austrian late-Romantic composer, and one of the leading conductors of his generation. As a composer he acted as a bridge between the 19th century Austro-German tradition and ...more

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Paul Henreid is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Casablanca, Exorcist II: The Heretic, Goodbye Paul Henreid was an Austrian-born American actor and film director, best remembered for playing Jeremiah Durrance opposite Bette Davis in Now, Voyager, and Victor Laszlo opposite Ingrid Bergman ...more

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Oskar Homolka is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
The Seven Year Itch, War and Peace, Funeral in Berlin Oskar Homolka was an Austrian film and theatre actor. Homolka's strong accent when speaking English, his stocky appearance, bushy eyebrows and Slavic name led many to believe he was Eastern ...more

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Joseph Haydn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Joseph Haydn was a prominent and prolific composer of the Classical period. He was instrumental in the development of chamber music such as the piano trio and his contributions to musical form ...more

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Gustav Lantschner is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Storm Over Mont Blanc Gustav "Guzzi" Lantschner was an Austrian-born German alpine skier turned actor. He competed in the 1936 Winter Olympics. He was born in Innsbruck, Austria and is the younger brother ...more

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Johannes Silberschneider is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
The Red Violin, For a Moment, Freedom Johannes Silberschneider, is an Austrian actor. He studied acting at the Max Reinhardt Seminar. He has appeared in many movies and TV movies and serials. His motion picture appearances include ...more

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Boris Kodjoe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Love & Basketball, Resident Evil: Retribution, Resident Evil: Afterlife Boris Kodjoe is a German actor.

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Leonard Proxauf is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
The White Ribbon, Gömböc, Nevermore Leonard Proxauf is an actor.

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Joseph Schildkraut is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
The Greatest Story Ever Told, The Diary of Anne Frank, The Life of Emile Zola Joseph Schildkraut was an Austrian-American stage and film actor.

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Clement von Franckenstein is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Death Becomes Her, The American President Clement von Franckenstein is an actor.

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Eric Pohlmann is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
The Third Man, Thunderball, From Russia with Love Eric Pohlmann was a Viennese theatre, film and television character actor who worked mostly in Britain.

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Christian Anders is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Christian Anders Der Stein des Todes Christian Anders is an Austrian singer, musician, composer and author.

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Curd Jürgens is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
The Longest Day, The Spy Who Loved Me, Battle of Britain Curd Gustav Andreas Gottlieb Franz Jürgens was a German-Austrian stage and film actor. He was usually billed in English-speaking films as Curt Jurgens.

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Raoul Aslan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Raoul Aslan Mozart, Gently My Songs Entreat, Mirror of Life Raul Aslan is an actor.

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Maria Schell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Superman, Cinema Paradiso, The Magic Box Maria Margarethe Anna Schell was an Austrian/Swiss actress, who won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival in 1956 for Gervaise.

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Leopoldine Konstantin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Notorious, Andere Welt, The Making of a King Leopoldine Konstantin was an Austrian actress. She took acting lessons with Alexander Strakosch, whom she married shortly afterwards, and made her debut in the Deutsches Theater in Berlin in ...more

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Sieghardt Rupp is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
A Fistful of Dollars, Breakthrough, Among Vultures Sieghardt Rupp is an Austrian actor who has performed in film and television and later theatre. He has made over 55 film and TV appearances since 1959 but his career was at its peak in the ...more

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Max Fleischer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Gertie the Dinosaur Max Fleischer was an Polish Jewish American animator, inventor, film director and producer. Fleischer was a pioneer in the development of the animated cartoon and served as the head of Fleischer ...more

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Leon Askin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Airplane II: The Sequel, One, Two Leon Askin was an Austrian actor best known for portraying the character "General Burkhalter" on the TV situation comedy Hogan's Heroes.

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Walter Slezak is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Lifeboat, People Will Talk, Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion Walter Slezak was an Austrian-born character actor who appeared in German films before moving to the US in 1930 and featuring in numerous Hollywood productions. Slezak often portrayed villains ...more

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Kurt Kasznar is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Casino Royale, Lili, The Last Time I Saw Paris Kurt Kasznar was a stage, film, and television actor who played memorable roles on Broadway, appearing in the original productions of Waiting for Godot, The Sound of Music and Barefoot in the ...more

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Lilia Skala is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Flashdance, House of Games, Charly Lilia Skala was an Austrian-American actress.

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Sybil Danning is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Halloween, Amazon Women on the Moon, Battle Beyond the Stars Sybil Danning is an Austrian actress known for her many roles in European films, B movies, cult films, science fiction films, and action films.

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William Berger is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Monster Shark, Today We Kill, Tomorrow We Die! William Berger was an Austrian actor, mostly associated with Euro or spaghetti Westerns and travel documentaries.

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Billy Wilder is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Kidnapped, Billy Wilder Speaks Billy Wilder was an Austrian-born American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist and journalist, whose career spanned more than 50 years and 60 films. He is regarded as one of the most ...more

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Yelda Reynaud is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
The Edge of Heaven, Istanbul Tales, The Wound Yelda Reynaud is a Turkish-Austrian actress.

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Moritz Bleibtreu is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
World War Z, Munich, Run Lola Run Moritz Johann Bleibtreu is a German actor.

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Emil Jannings is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
The Blue Angel, Faust, The Last Laugh Emil Jannings was a Swiss-born German/Austrian actor. He was the first Oscar recipient and the only German actor ever honored with the Academy Award for Best Actor, at the 1929 ceremony. Best ...more

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Otto Preminger is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Stalag 17, The Hobbit, Bunny Lake Is Missing Otto Ludwig Preminger was an Austrian American theatre and film director. He is known for directing over 35 feature films in a five-decade career after leaving the theatre. He first gained ...more

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Herbert von Karajan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Herbert Von Karajan: New Year's Eve Concert 1985, Herbert von Karajan: Verdi: Requiem, Herbert von Karajan: Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 Herbert von Karajan was an Austrian conductor. He was principal conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic for 35 years. He is generally regarded as one of the greatest conductors of the 20th century, ...more

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Anton Bruckner is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Bruckner: Symphony No. 8: Carlo Giulini, Bruckner: Symphony No. 8: Wiener Philharmoniker Anton Bruckner was an Austrian composer known for his symphonies, masses, and motets. The first are considered emblematic of the final stage of Austro-German Romanticism because of their rich ...more

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Charles Goldner is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Brighton Rock, The End of the Affair, Secret People Charles Goldner was an Austrian-born actor who appeared in a number of British films during the 1940s and 1950s. Born in Vienna, Austria, on 7 December 1900, he made his screen debut in the 1940 ...more

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Rudolf Nureyev is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Valentino, Don Quixote, Exposed Rudolf Khametovich Nureyev was a Soviet-born dancer of ballet and modern dance, one of the most celebrated of the 20th century. Nureyev's artistic skills explored expressive areas of the dance, ...more

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Adolf Hitler is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
How Hitler Lost the War, The Night of Broken Glass: The November 1938 Pogroms, Hitler's Sunken Secret: Nova Adolf Hitler was an Austrian-born German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party. He was chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As ...more

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Klaus Maria Brandauer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Popular Film Actors from Austria
Out of Africa, White Fang, Never Say Never Again Klaus Maria Brandauer is an Austrian actor, film director, and professor at the Max Reinhardt Seminar in Vienna.