Georg Wilhelm Pabst (August 25, 1885 - May 29, 1967) was a film director. Pabst was born in Raudnitz, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (today's Roudnice nad Labem, Czech Republic), the son of a railroad employee.
While returning from the United States, he was in France when First World War began. He was interned there near Brest until 1919.
One of his most famous films is 1929's Pandora's Box, which starred Louise Brooks.
Pabst died in Vienna, Austria and was interred at the Zentralfriedhof in Vienna.