Date of Birth:
Josef von Sternberg
29 May 1894
Josef von Sternberg created 1 movies in the Adventure, Drama, Romance genres.
Josef von Sternberg got succeed with average imdb rating 7.7.
Josef von Sternberg split his childhood between Vienna and New York City. His father, an ex-soldier in the Austro-Hungarian army, could not support his family in either city; Sternberg remembered him only as "an enormously strong man who often used his strength on me." Forced by poverty to drop out of high school, von Sternberg worked for a time in a Manhattan store that sold ribbons and lace to hatmakers. A chance meeting in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, led to a new career in the cleaning and repai... Read more