Josef von Sternberg bio

Birth Name: Jonas Sternberg

Occupation: Director

Place Of Birth: Austria

Date Of Birth: May29, 1894

Date Of Death: November 22, 1969

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Austrian

Josef von Sternberg was born on the 29th of May, 1894. He was famous for being a Director. Director of such films as The Last Command and The Blue Angel. His movies with acclaimed actress Marlene Dietrich include Blonde Venus, Shanghai Express, and The Devil is a Woman.

Josef von Sternberg was born in Austria. He held a job cleaning and repairing movie prints. He was named one of the greatest directors of all time by Entertainment Weekly.

Josef von Sternberg was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Josef von Sternberg was born in 1890s.

Jonas Sternberg is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Josef von Sternberg’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Josef von Sternberg’s parents.

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Josef von Sternberg was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Jonas Sternberg
NICKNAME:Jo (nickname)
DEATH DAY:Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Josef von Sternberg was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Josef von Sternberg was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Josef von Sternberg had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Josef von Sternberg’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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