Happy Birthday: Max Schreck (1879–1936)

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maxschreck.jpgMax Schreck (1879–1936)

Born: September 6, 1879 in Berlin, Germany
Died: February 20, 1936 (age 56) in Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Married to:
Fanny Schreck (1910 – 20 February 1936) (his death)

An oft-told legend is that Schreck’s otherworldly performance as Nosferatu was due to the fact that he was in reality a vampire. Actor Willem Dafoe portrayed him as such, playing the vampire Count Orlok in Shadow of the Vampire (2000).

dir. by F.W. Murnau
Max Schreck
Greta Schroder

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