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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.