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List of famous TV actors from Austria, listed alphabetically with photos of the actors when available. Austria has given birth to a lot of talented television actors who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, soap operas, reality shows and more. These are some of the funniest and most talented Austrian TV stars that have ever lived, so if you're an aspiring actor or actress from Austria this list should contain many of your idols. If you're looking for a particular popular actor or actress from Austria then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Use every item on this list for yours, from Sybil Danning to Theodore Bikel.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary TV stars of Austria in order to get more information about each one. If you're a TV junkie use this list of talented Austrian actresses to find some new TV stars that you haven't already heard of.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
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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Max Fleischer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
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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Sigmund Freud is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
Sigmund Freud was an Austrian neurologist, now known as the father of psychoanalysis. Freud qualified as a doctor of medicine at the University of Vienna in 1881, and then carried out research ...more

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Leopoldine Konstantin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
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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Maximilian Schell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
Wiseguy, Peter the Great, The Three Musketeers
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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George Burns is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, Wendy and Me, George Burns Comedy Week
George Burns, born Nathan Birnbaum, was an American comedian, award-winning actor and best-selling writer. George Burns was one of the few entertainers whose career successfully spanned ...more

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Billy Wilder is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
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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Herbert von Karajan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
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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Paul Henreid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
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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Herbert Lom is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
The Human Jungle
Herbert Lom was an actor

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Otto Preminger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
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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Romy Schneider is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
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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Theodore Bikel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
The Return of the King, Another World, The Stingiest Man in Town
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 Famous TV Actors from Austria
The Gravy Train, Parole Chicago
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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Danny Nucci is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
The Fosters, Firestarter: Rekindled, Some of My Best Friends
Danny Nucci is an American actor.

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Boris Kodjoe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
Soul Food, Undercovers, Second Time Around
Boris Kodjoe is a German actor.

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Peter Lorre is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
Casino Royale
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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Adolf Hitler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
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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Fritz Lang is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
Friedrich Christian Anton "Fritz" Lang was a German-Austrian filmmaker, screenwriter, and occasional film producer and actor. One of the best known émigrés from Germany's ...more

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Hedy Lamarr is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
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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Fred Zinnemann is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
Alfred "Fred" Zinnemann was an Austro-American film director. He won Academy Awards for directing films in many genres, including thrillers, westerns, film noir, and play adaptations. ...more

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Emil Jannings is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
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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Erich von Stroheim is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
Erich von Stroheim is a an actor, screenwriter. film director and film producer.

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Luise Rainer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
MGM: When the Lion Roars
Luise Rainer was a German and American film actress. She was the first actor to win multiple Academy Awards and the first person to win them consecutively. At the time of her death, she was the ...more

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Sam Spiegel is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from Austria
Sam Spiegel was an Austrian-born American independent film producer. He was the first to win the Academy Award for Best Picture three times, and the only one to be the sole producer on all three ...more