Jannings, Emil

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Jannings, Emil Gender: M
Theodor Friedrich Emil Janenz
born on 23 July 1884 at 03:30 (= 03:30 AM )
Place Rorschach, Switzerland, 47n29, 9e30
Timezone LST m7e26 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 00°36' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 08°32 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 20°13'

Emil Jannings (1929, returning from America)
photo: Bundesarchiv, license cc-by-sa-3.0-de


Swiss-German prominent stage and screen actor, gifted with enormous stage presence. From his debut in 1906, he became a star in German theater, moving to Hollywood in 1926. Jannings won an Oscar for Best Actor in 1927 for "Way of All Flesh" and in 1928 for "The Last Command." He also played in "The Blue Angel," 1930. His American career could not endure with "talkies" because of his thick German accent.

A supporter of Nazi ideology, he was blacklisted by Allied authorities and prevented from performing his profession after 1945. Jannings released an autobiography in 1928, "How I Got Into Movies." He died of cancer, a lonely, bitter man 1/02/1950, Strobl, Austria.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • spouse relationship with Holl, Gussy (born 22 February 1888). Notes: 1923-1950


  • Work : New Job 1906 (Debut in theater)
  • Family : Change residence 1926 (Moved to Hollywood)
  • Work : Prize 1927 (Best Actor Oscar)
  • Work : Prize 1928 (Best Actor Oscar)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1928 (Autobiography released)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1930 ("The Blue Angel")
  • Work : Retired 1945 (Blacklisted by Allied authorities)

Source Notes

B.R. in hand from Steinbrecher (4:00 AM Bern time)

(Lexikon N.4 quotes Mueller for 1:00 PM)


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Terminal)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Loss - Financial crisis (Blacklisted from work after WW II)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Silent movies)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (Legitimate theater)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Notable : Awards : Oscar (1927 and 1928)