Saturday, October 26, 2019

"Two Weeks in Another Town" Actor & Assistant Director Erich Von Stroheim Jr. 1968 Woodlawn Cemetery

Erich Von Stroheim Jr. (August 25, 1916 - October 26, 1968) was born Erich Oswald Stroheim in Los Angeles, California. He was the son of legendary director Erich Von Stroheim and the brother of Josef Von Stroheim. 

Stroheim was an assistant director who worked on multiple television episodes of "Highway Patrol" (1955-1956), "West Point" (1956-1957), "Union Pacific" (1958-1959), "One Step Beyond" (1959), "Peter Gunn" (1960), "The Lieutenant" (1963-1964), "Combat" (1966), and "The High Chaparral" (1968).

Hollywood Kids: Erich von Stroheim Jr., Wallace Reid Jr., 
Carlyle Blackwell Jr. and Bryant Washburn Jr.

Stroheim's feature work as assistant director included: PARTY GIRL (1958), THE GAZEBO (1959), BACHELOR IN PARADISE (1961), TWO WEEKS IN ANOTHER TOWN (1962), THE CARDINAL (1963), MISTER BUDDWING (1966), DON'T MAKE WAVES (1967), SKIDOO (1968), and MEDIUM COOL (1969).

As an actor, he appeared as Ravinksi in TWO WEEKS IN ANOTHER TOWN (1962).

Stroheim was married to Mary Alice Jones and Sheila Darcy. 

Erich Von Stroheim Jr. died of cancer in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles on October 26, 1968. His ashes are interred in the Columbarium of Faith at Woodlawn Cemetery in Santa Monica, California.

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