Erich Von Stroheim’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 22, 1885

Death Date

May 12, 1957

Age of Death

71 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

May 12, 1957


Movie Actor

The movie actor Erich Von died at the age of 71. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Silent film era actor turned director who appeared in Sunset Boulevard, La Grande Illusion, and Greed. His last picture was 1955’s Napoleon, in which he played Ludwig van Beethoven.

His parents are Benno Stroheim and Johanna Bondy.



“As soon as I had seen Fay Wray and spoken with her for a few minutes, I knew I had found the right girl.” (Erich von Stroheim)


“Because I select my players from a feeling that comes to me when I am with them, a certain sympathy you might call it, or a vibration that exists between us that convinces me they are right.” (Erich von Stroheim)


“I could not work with a girl who did not have a spiritual quality.” (Erich von Stroheim)


“Fay has spirituality too, but she also has that very real sex appeal that takes hold of the hearts of men.” (Erich von Stroheim)


“The picture has made its million back in four months; I have been overwhelmed by letters, hundreds of them, literally, begging me in my next production not to swing over the shallow trash of mother love, father love, sister love, brother love.” (Erich von Stroheim)