Lang is buried in the Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills Cemetary in Los Angeles.
Lang has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located at 1600 Vine Street.
Lang appeared as himself in the 1963 French film Contempt.
Lang's first wife, Lisa Rosenthal, committed suicide in 1921.
Lang was President of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1964.
Lang was voted the 30th Greatest Director of All Time by Entertainment Weekly magazine.
Lang wore a monocle when directing. Some say he copied this habit from Erich Von Stroheim.
Lang was married to Thea von Harbou from 1922 to 1933.
Lang suffered from shell shock during his Army tenure in World War I.
Lang stood 6 feet tall when he directed Peter Lorre in M.
Lang had an older brother named Adolf with whom he didn't get along.
Lang is buried in Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills Cemetary in Los Angeles.
Lang returned to Germay in 1959 and made three films there. He then came back to the United States and retired.
Lang was reportedly a fan of the daytime Gothic soap opera Dark Shadows, which starred his former lover Joan Bennett.
Lang had an affair with actress Joan Bennett, the star of his film Scarlet Street.
Lang was known in Hollywood as being a difficult director to work with. Many actors flat out refused to appear in his films.
Lang became a naturalized United States citizen in 1939.
Lang himself did the murderer's whistling in M because star Peter Lorre couldn't whistle.
M star Peter Lorre detested director Lang and the two men almost never socialized during their Hollywood years.
Lang's final German film, The Last Testament of Dr. Mabuse, was banned in Germany by the Nazi government.
Lang left Germany for good in 1933. Second wife Thea von Harbou remained behind and worked in the Nazi cinema.
Lang originally studied civil engineering at the Technical University of Vienna but later switched to art.
Lang served in the Austro-Hungarian Army in World War I as a lieutenant.
Lang was a Roman Catholic.
Lang's father was an architect.
Lang's parents' names were Anton and Paula Schlesinger Lang.
Lang: Each picture has a sort of rhythm which only a director can give it. He has to be like a captain of a ship.
Lang: I do not like producers.
Lang: My private life has nothing to do with my films.
Lang (about CinemaScope): It's only good for funerals and snakes.