/ˈdʒænɪŋz/ (say 'janingz)

Emil, 1886–1950, German actor, born in the US, noted mainly for his silent movies.

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  • Jannings — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Emil Jannings (1884–1950), deutscher Schauspieler Jörg Jannings (* 1930), deutscher Regisseur und ehemaliger Hörspielleiter des RIAS Siehe auch Jennings Di …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jannings — Jannings, Emil …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Jannings — Jạnnings,   Emil, Schauspieler, * Rorschach 23. 7. 1884, ✝ Strobl 2. 1. 1950; kam über verschiedene Provinzbühnen 1915 an das Berliner Deutsche Theater; übernahm ab 1914 Filmrollen, 1917 erstmals in einem Film von E. Lubitsch; schuf mit seiner… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Jannings — /jan ingz/; Ger. /yahn ings/, n. Emil (Theodor Emil Janenz), 1886 1950, German film actor. * * * …   Universalium

  • Jannings — This interesting and unusual name is of medieval English origin, and is found chiefly in Devon and Cornwall. The derivation is from the Middle English given name Jan , a variant of John, from the Hebrew, meaning, the Lord is gracious , or Grace… …   Surnames reference

  • Jannings — /jan ingz/; Ger. /yahn ings/, n. Emil (Theodor Emil Janenz), 1886 1950, German film actor …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jannings, Emil — ▪ German actor original name  Theodor Friedrich Emil Janenz  born July 23, 1884, Rorschach, Switzerland died January 2, 1950, Strobl, near Salzburg, Austria       internationally known German actor famous for his tragic roles in motion pictures.… …   Universalium

  • Jannings, Emil — (1884 1950)    Actor. Jannings was among the most distinctive character actors the German theater ever produced, though he is remembered in the main for his outstanding body of film work. He began acting in small restaurant theaters in Bohemia… …   Historical dictionary of German Theatre

  • Jannings, Emil — born Janenz (1884 1950)    actor, director, and film* pro ducer; Weimar s premier character actor, best remembered as Professor Unrat in Der blaue Engel (The Blue Angel). He was born in Rorschach am Bodensee, Switzerland; his parents moved to… …   Historical dictionary of Weimar Republik

  • Jannings, Emil — • Я ННИНГС (Jannings) Эмиль (26.7.1884 2.1.1950)    нем. актёр. Работал в т рах Бремена, Лейпцига и др. городов. С 1914 в берлинском Немецком т ре М. Рейнхардта. В кино с 1914 (ф. В окопе ). Известность Я. принесли костюмно историч. ф. реж. Э.… …   Кино: Энциклопедический словарь

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