Academy award-winning star Maximilian Schell dies at 83

Johannesburg, Feb 2: Maximilian Schell, who had won an Oscar for his role in ‘Judgment at Nuremberg’ in 1961, has passed away “following a sudden and serious illness”. He was 83.

The Austrian-born actor’s agent said that he died overnight at a hospital in Innsbruck, News24 reported.

Schell, who was a fugitive from Adolf Hitler, had received two Academy Award nominations for ‘The Man in the Glass Booth’ and ‘Julia’.

He had also won a Golden Globe for ‘The Pedestrian’. (ANI)