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I'm reading a book at the mo where Schell describes himself as Swiss (but born in Vienna, moved to Switzerland when he was 8). Any objections to changing it? Ranger Steve (talk) 11:35, 10 December 2009 (UTC)
Given that this is a living person biography, I've made the change. I think his saying it directly is better than the current ref. Source "I'm Swiss, but I was born in Austria", quoted in:
Johnstone, Iain (1977). The Arnhem Report: The story behind A Bridge Too Far. ISBN0352397756.
Maybe he has double citizenship, but there's no source. Thus, calling him a Swiss actor is correct. --Catgut (talk) 23:50, 17 January 2010 (UTC)
I saw a production in Vienna in which Schell somewhat improbably played the part of Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady. I read later somewhere that the play "bombed" and that Schell brought a lawsuit against the producer, arguing that he should never have been cast in it. Can anyone shed any further light on this? Thanks. Partnerfrance (talk) 22:08, 4 February 2014 (UTC)
I deleted the personal life section which was unsourced, except for a claim with no page numbers. Citation needed had been present for more than two yearsCatherinejarvis (talk) 18:04, 12 January 2013 (UTC) - - - - I've noticed that a number of sources indicate that he is divorced from Natalya Andreychenko. Among these sources are the mini Google bio and Wikipedia itself, under her bio. It's kinda funny that this bio lists them as married and her bio lists them as divorced. It appears they are indeed divorced. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Web4web (talk • contribs) 23:45, 8 February 2013 (UTC)
Yes, they are indeed divorced. I am not sure if it happened in 2005 but I am 100% sure it happened. Today in the local news channel for Vienna, he was seen with his new girlfriend, and eventually future wife (they will marry). This can only be logically possible if he was divorced already. I forgot the name of the new woman, but she is much younger than he is. 18.104.22.168 (talk) 19:07, 18 August 2013 (UTC)
To whomever moderates this article, I want you to know that I made a minor change in this section. It was previously noted at the end of the paragraph that he played "the father in the science fiction thriller Deep Impact." How it was worded stated that there was only one father in the film when in actuality there were at least three. You may be forgetting about the fathers of the two teens played by Leelee Sobieski and Elijah Wood. So I changed it from "the father" to "a father". Aidensdaddy2k9 (talk) 20:00, 1 February 2014 (UTC)