Robert Wiene
Date of Birth
Nov 16, 1880
Birth Place:
Sasku, Germany

Biography

German filmmaker Robert Wiene directed dozens of films over his career, but he is best remembered for directing the expressionist masterpiece The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1919). Weine studied theater history at the University of Vienna and then worked in theater before joining the film industry as a scenarist. Other notable Weine films include Raskolnikov (1923) and the spooky Orlacs Hande...