(November 16, 1880-July 17, 1938)
Directed 'Fear (1917),' 'The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920),' 'Genuine: A Tale of a Vampire (1920),' 'Raskolnikov (1923),' 'The Hands of Orlac (1925)' and 'A Night in Venice (1934)'
Worked in the style known as 'German Expressionism'
Why he might be annoying
His name sounded like 'Robert Wiener.'
He dropped out of law school.
He wore glasses that made him look like an owl.
In the thirties, he started working on a sound film, but died before it was finished.
Why he might not be annoying
His films were banned by the Nazis.
He left Nazi Germany for France in 1934.
His films are stylish and visually striking.
He influenced great directors like Alfred Hitchcock, Ingmar Bergman and Roman Polanski.
For being silent, his movies are quite frightening.
'The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari' and 'The Hands of Orlac' have healthy fan followings.
Credit: Wieland Kalligaro
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Year In Review:
For 2017, as of last week, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
In 2016, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 8 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 9 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 11 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 14 Votes: 64.29% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 26 Votes: 69.23% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 20 Votes: 55.00% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 28 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 61 Votes: 49.18% Annoying
In 2006, Out of 790 Votes: 42.15% Annoying
In 2005, Out of 162 Votes: 51.85% Annoying
In 2004, Out of 55 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
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