Mauritz Stiller

Director + Screenwriter + Actor
Born Jul 17, 1883

Mauritz Stiller was a Finnish-Swedish actor, screenwriter and silent film director, who was mostly active in Sweden.

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    Google News - Aug 24, 2011
  • Göteborgs Hjälte Har Inte Fixat Tjänstledigt Expressen
    Google News - Aug 23, 2011
  • Silent Films Soar In San Francisco Indie Wire (Blog)
    Google News - Jul 20, 2011
  • Calendar; Westchester
    NYTimes - Jul 17, 2011


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Mauritz Stiller.


1883 Birth Born on July 17, 1883.


1912 28 Years Old By 1912, Stiller had become involved with Sweden's rapidly developing silent film industry. … Read More


1918 34 Years Old He was soon directing feature-length productions and his 1918 effort Thomas Graals bästa barn (Thomas Graal's First Child), starring Karin Molander, and with Victor Sjöström in the leading role, received much acclaim.
1920 36 Years Old By 1920, having directed more than thirty-five films including Sir Arne's Treasure and Erotikon, Stiller was a leading figure in Swedish filmmaking. … Read More


1927 43 Years Old Mauritz Stiller returned to Sweden in 1927 and died the following year from pleurisy at the age of forty-five. … Read More
1928 45 Years Old Died on November 18, 1928.
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