Ernst Lubitsch

Film Director / Actor / Screenwriter / Film Producer / Writer | * 01/28/1892 († 55, 11/30/1947) | Berlin, Germany
Ernst Lubitsch (January 29, 1892 – November 30, 1947) was a German-born film director, producer, writer, and actor. His urbane comedies of manners gave him the reputation of being Hollywood's most elegant and sophisticated director; as his prestige grew, his films were promoted as having "the Lubitsch touch". Among his best known works are Trouble in Paradise, Design for Living, Ninotchka, The Shop Around the Corner, To Be or Not to Be and Heaven Can Wait. In 1946, he received an Honorary Academy Award for his distinguished contributions to the art of the motion picture. ()
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Ernst Lubitsch was a German-born  film director. His urbane comedies of manners gave him the reputation of being Hollywood's most elegant and sophisticated director; as his prestige grew, his films were promoted as having "the Lubitsch touch." In 1947 he received an Honorary Academy Award for his distinguished contributions to the art of the motion picture, and he was nominated 3 times for Best Director.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Romance / Love | Drama

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Awards & Nominations for Ernst Lubitsch

Academy Honorary Award 3x Academy Award for Best Director

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Movies with Ernst Lubitsch as Actor(34)

as Himself (archive footage)1940 The Eternal Jew
as Himself - Director in Trailer1939 Ninotchka
as Yeggar - the Hunchback Beggar1920 Sumurun
as Sally Meyer1919 Meyer from Berlin
as Sally Piner1918 The Toboggan Cavalier
as Sally1918 Der Fall Rosentopf
as Prinz Sami1918 Prinz Sami
as Bit Role1917 When Four Do the Same
as Dr. Satansohn1916 Doctor Satanson
as Dirigent1916 The Mixed Ladies Chorus
as Sally Pinkus1916 Shoe Palace Pinkus
as himself1916 Where is My Treasure?
as Sally1916 The Tenor, Inc.
as Verehrer1916 The Most Beautiful Gift
as Ernst1916 The New Nose
as Commissioner Moritz Rosenthal1915 Arme Maria
as Doktor1915 His Only Patient
as Ernst1915 A Trip on the Ice
as Pinkeles1915 Miss Bellboy
as Verlobter1915 Blind Cow
as Kommis Max Edelstein1915 Robert and Bertram
as Stubenhocker1915 The Bodybuilder
as Siegmund Lachmann1914 The Pride of the Firm

Movies with Ernst Lubitsch as Crew(123)

Writing/Story1983 To Be or Not to Be
Directing/Director1948 That Lady in Ermine
Production/Producer1946 Dragonwyck
Directing/Director1946 Cluny Brown
Production/Producer1946 Cluny Brown
Directing/Director1945 A Royal Scandal
Production/Producer1945 A Royal Scandal
Directing/Director1943 Heaven Can Wait
Production/Producer1943 Heaven Can Wait
Directing/Director1942 To Be or Not to Be
Production/Producer1942 To Be or Not to Be
Writing/Author1942 To Be or Not to Be
Directing/Director1941 That Uncertain Feeling
Production/Producer1941 That Uncertain Feeling
Directing/Director1940 The Shop Around the Corner
Production/Producer1940 The Shop Around the Corner
Directing/Director1939 Ninotchka
Production/Producer1939 Ninotchka
Directing/Director1938 Bluebeard's Eighth Wife
Production/Producer1938 Bluebeard's Eighth Wife
Directing/Director1937 Angel
Production/Producer1936 Desire
Directing/Director1935 The Merry Widow
Production/Producer1935 The Merry Widow
Directing/Director1933 Design for Living
Production/Producer1933 Design for Living
Directing/Director1932 The Broken Lullaby
Production/Producer1932 The Broken Lullaby
Directing/Director1932 One Hour with You
Production/Producer1932 One Hour with You
Directing/Director1932 If I Had a Million
Directing/Director1932 Trouble in Paradise
Production/Producer1932 Trouble in Paradise
Directing/Director1931 The Smiling Lieutenant
Production/Producer1931 The Smiling Lieutenant
Directing/Director1930 Monte Carlo
Production/Producer1930 Monte Carlo
Directing/Director1930 Paramount on Parade
Directing/Director1930 The Vagabond King
Directing/Director1930 The Love Parade
Directing/Director1929 Eternal Love
Production/Producer1928 The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg
Directing/Director1928 The Patriot
Editing/Editor1928 The Patriot
Production/Producer1928 The Patriot
Directing/Director1926 So This Is Paris
Directing/Director1926 The Honeymoon Express
Directing/Director1925 Lady Windermere's Fan
Editing/Editor1925 Lady Windermere's Fan
Directing/Director1925 Kiss Me Again
Directing/Director1924 Forbidden Paradise
Directing/Director1924 Three Women
Writing/Writer1924 Three Women
Directing/Director1924 The Marriage Circle
Production/Producer1924 The Marriage Circle
Directing/Director1923 Rosita
Directing/Director1923 Die Flamme
Directing/Director1922 The Loves of Pharaoh
Directing/Director1921 The Wildcat
Writing/Writer1921 The Wildcat
Directing/Director1920 Kohlhiesel's Daughters
Writing/Writer1920 Kohlhiesel's Daughters
Directing/Director1920 Romeo and Juliet in the Snow
Writing/Writer1920 Romeo and Juliet in the Snow
Directing/Director1920 Die Wohnungsnot
Writing/Writer1920 Die Wohnungsnot
Directing/Director1920 Anna Boleyn
Directing/Director1920 Sumurun
Writing/Writer1920 Sumurun
Directing/Director1919 My Wife, the Movie Star
Writing/Writer1919 My Wife, the Movie Star
Directing/Director1919 Madame DuBarry
Directing/Director1919 Meyer from Berlin
Directing/Director1919 Intoxication
Directing/Director1919 Käsekönig Holländer
Writing/Writer1919 Käsekönig Holländer
Directing/Director1919 The Doll
Writing/Writer1919 The Doll
Directing/Director1919 The Oyster Princess
Writing/Writer1919 The Oyster Princess
Directing/Director1919 Das Schwabenmädel
Directing/Director1918 Carmen
Directing/Director1918 The Toboggan Cavalier
Writing/Writer1918 The Toboggan Cavalier
Directing/Director1918 The Ballet Girl
Directing/Director1918 Der Fall Rosentopf
Writing/Writer1918 Der Fall Rosentopf
Directing/Director1918 I Don't Want to Be a Man
Writing/Writer1918 I Don't Want to Be a Man
Directing/Director1918 Prinz Sami
Writing/Writer1918 Prinz Sami
Directing/Director1918 The Eyes of the Mummy
Directing/Director1918 Fuhrmann Henschel
Directing/Director1917 Ossis Tagebuch
Writing/Writer1917 Ossis Tagebuch
Directing/Director1917 When Four Do the Same
Writing/Writer1917 When Four Do the Same
Directing/Director1917 Der Blusenkönig
Writing/Writer1917 Der Blusenkönig
Directing/Director1917 The Merry Jail
Writing/Writer1917 The Merry Jail
Directing/Director1916 The Mixed Ladies Chorus
Directing/Director1916 Shoe Palace Pinkus
Directing/Director1916 Where is My Treasure?
Writing/Writer1916 Where is My Treasure?
Directing/Director1916 The Tenor, Inc.
Directing/Director1916 The Most Beautiful Gift
Writing/Writer1916 The Most Beautiful Gift
Directing/Director1916 The New Nose
Writing/Writer1916 The New Nose
Directing/Director1915 Miss Seifenschaum
Writing/Writer1915 Miss Seifenschaum
Directing/Director1915 The Last Suit
Directing/Director1915 His Only Patient
Directing/Director1915 A Trip on the Ice
Production/Producer1915 A Trip on the Ice
Directing/Director1915 Blind Cow
Writing/Writer1915 Blind Cow
Directing/Director1915 Sugar and Cinnamon
Production/Producer1915 Sugar and Cinnamon
Writing/Writer1915 Sugar and Cinnamon
Directing/Director1915 The Bodybuilder

Full Name: Ernst Lubitsch
Born: Thursday, 01/28 1892 (January) in Berlin
Died: Sunday, 11/30 1947 (November) in Hollywood (aged: 55)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: German (DE, native language), English (EN)
Employer: University of Southern California
Ernst Lubitsch frequently works together with these people:
Hanns Kräly (30x, Crew)
Paul Davidson (29x, Crew)
Theodor Sparkuhl (18x, Crew)
Ossi Oswalda (14x, Actress)
Erich Schönfelder (14x, Crew)
Victor Janson (12x, Actor)
Kurt Richter (11x, Crew)
Paul Biensfeldt (11x, Actor)
Hans Dreier (9x, Crew)
Emil Jannings (9x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:8172, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 08/02/2020