Born on December 8, 1930
From Vienna, Austria
Maximilian Schell as "Johann"
This Oscar-winning drama, based on the writing of Lillian Hellman, depicts the relationship between two friends and its unexpected consequences. After Lillian (Jane Fonda), a renowned playwright, reunites in Russia with her childhood playmate Julia (Vanessa Redgrave), the writer is recruited to smuggle funds into Germany to aid the anti-Nazi movement. Waiting in the wings is Lillian's lover and mentor, Dashiell Hammett (Jason Robards), who is unaware of her dangerous assignment.
|Academy Award (1977)||Nominated||Actor in a Supporting Role|
|Golden Globe (1977)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture|
Maximilian Schell as "Hans Rolfe"
In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood (Spencer Tracy) hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning (Burt Lancaster) and his defense attorney Hans Rolfe (Maximilian Schell), but also from the widow of a Nazi general (Marlene Dietrich), an idealistic U.S. Army captain (William Shatner) and reluctant witness Irene Wallner (Judy Garland).
|Academy Award (1961)||Won||Actor|
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1961)||Nominated||Foreign Actor|
|Golden Globe (1961)||Won||Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama|