Maximilian Schell

A privileged offspring of a famous family.

Maximilian Schell
Full NameMaximilian Schell

Is Maximilian Schell a nepo baby?

Yes! Maximilian Schell comes from the illustrious Schell family. They have eight celebrities in their family. With one hundred five credited apperances in TV, film, and video.

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  • Oscar1962
    Judgment at NurembergBest Actor in a Leading Role
  • Golden Globe1993
    StalinBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
  • Golden Globe1962
    Judgment at NurembergBest Actor - Drama


  • Judgment at Nuremberg
  • Trotta
  • Terra X - Rätsel alter Weltkulturen
  • Peter the Great
  • Wiseguy
  • The Oscars
  • Marlene
  • Cross of Iron
  • Young Catherine
  • A Bridge Too Far
  • Left Luggage
  • The Chosen
  • Julia
  • Stalin
  • Abraham
  • Miss Rose White
  • The Odessa File
  • The Man in the Glass Booth
  • Labyrinth
  • The 70th Annual Academy Awards
  • The Shell Seekers
  • The Castle
  • The Rehearsal
  • The Condemned of Altona
  • The Rose Garden
  • Les îles
  • The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
  • The Diary of Anne Frank
  • Meine Schwester Maria
  • The Brothers Bloom
  • Giganten
  • Tales from the Vienna Woods
  • The Pedestrian
  • The Deadly Affair
  • Joan of Arc
  • A Far Off Place
  • Laughter in the Dark
  • Heidi
  • The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards
  • First Love
  • The 75th Annual Academy Awards
  • The Return of the Dancing Master
  • Coast to Coast
  • The Freshman

Family Tree

Maximilian, Carl, Maria, Marie Theres, and Immy Schell were a family of German-speaking royals whose influence and success spanned the entire film industry. Maximilian, the most successful foreign actor in American Cinema since Emil Jannings, was a dedicated anti-Nazi who won a Best Actor Academy Award. Carl was an actor known for The Blue Max, No Man's Land, and Escape from East Berlin. Maria was a religious institution student who trained in Zurich and performed in plays from Shakespeare to Shaw. Marie Theres was an actress known for Das unverhoffte Glück, Quo Vadis?, and Secret Places. Immy was an actress known for Die Erbin, Mädchen in Uniform, and Barras heute. This family of aristocracy's legacy will surely continue to inspire generations to come.

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