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Walter Gotell

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Walter Gotell (15 March 1926 – 5 May 1997) was a German actor, known for his role as General Gogol, head of the KGB, in the James Bond film series. Gotell was born in Bonn, Germany; his family emigrated to the United Kingdom after the Nazis came to power. A fluent English speaker, he started in films as early as 1943, usually playing German henchmen, such as in We Dive at Dawn (1943). He began to have more established roles by the early fifties, starring in The African Queen (1951), Ice-Cold in Alex (1958), The Guns of Navarone (1961), 55 Days At Peking (1963), Lancelot and Guinevere (1963), The Spy Who Came In From The Cold (1965), Lord Jim (1965), Black Sunday (1977), The Boys From Brazil (1978), and Cuba (1979). Gotell won the role of KGB General Anatol Gogol in The Spy Who Loved Me for being a look-alike of the former head of Soviet secret police Lavrentiy Pavlovitch Beria. His first role in the James Bond films came in 1963, when he played the henchman Morzeny in From Russia with Love. Starting in the late 1970s, he played the recurring role of General Gogol in the James Bond series, beginning with The Spy Who Loved Me in 1977. The character returned in Moonraker (1979), For Your Eyes Only (1981), Octopussy (1983), A View to a Kill (1985) and The Living Daylights (1987). As the Cold War developed, the role of leader of the KGB was seen to change attitudes to the West - from direct competitor to collaborator. His final appearance, as the Cold War began to become less imminent, sees him transferred to a different, more diplomatic role. Gotell is one of a few actors to have played a villain and a Bond ally in the film series (others being Joe Don Baker, Charles Gray and Richard Kiel). Throughout his career, Gotell also made numerous guest appearances in a wide array of television series. He played Chief Constable Cullen in Softly, Softly: Taskforce between 1969 and 1975. He guested in many series including Danger Man, Knight Rider, The A-Team, Airwolf, The X-Files, Scarecrow and Mrs. King, MacGyver, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Miami Vice, Cagney and Lacey, The Saint, and many others. Description above from the Wikipedia article Walter Gotell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Mar 15, 1924 в Bonn, Germany
Кино / ТВ ролей:
Впервые появился:
в movie Forbidden 1932-01-09
Последний проект:
Фильм Malibu Shark Attack 2009-07-25
Poster of Masquerade
Poster of The Sentimental Agent
Фильм Malibu Shark Attack German soldier (uncredited) 2009-07-25
Фильм Hot Wheels: Жажда скорости - Зажигание General Anatol Gogol 2005-01-08
Фильм A Texas Funeral General Anatol Gogol 1999-01-01
Фильм Prince Valiant Erik the Old 1997-07-24
Фильм Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge General Mueller 1991-10-17
Фильм Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers Uncle John 1988-10-31
Фильм Искры из глаз General Anatol Gogol 1987-06-29
Series Звездный путь: Следующее поколение Unknown 1987-09-28
Фильм Бармен из Золотого якоря German soldier (uncredited) 1986-06-02
Фильм Вид на убийство General Anatol Gogol 1985-05-24
Series Спенсер Unknown 1985-09-20
Фильм Lace II General Zedd 1985-05-05
Series Секретный агент Макгайвер Unknown 1985-09-29
Фильм Basic Training Nabokov 1985-11-01
Фильм KGB: The Secret War 1985-11-01
Series Воздушный волк Unknown 1984-01-22
Series Полиция Майами: Отдел нравов Unknown 1984-09-16
Series Отель Unknown 1983-09-21
Series Команда «А» Unknown 1983-01-23
Фильм Осьминожка Gogol 1983-06-05
Series Пугало и миссис Кинг Unknown 1983-10-03
Series Masquerade Steiner 1983-12-15
Series Кегни и Лейси Unknown 1982-03-25
Series Рыцарь дорог Unknown 1982-09-26
Фильм Только для твоих глаз General Anatol Gogol 1981-06-23
Фильм Cry of the Innocent Jack Brewster 1980-06-19
Фильм Лунный гонщик General Gogol 1979-06-26
Фильм The Stud Ben Khaled 1978-08-17
Фильм The Boys from Brazil Mundt 1978-10-05
Фильм Black Sunday Colonel Riat 1977-03-11
Фильм Шпион, который меня любил General Anatol Gogol 1977-07-07
Фильм Легионеры Col. Lamont 1977-09-08
Series The Zoo Gang Unknown 1974-04-05
Фильм Our Miss Fred Schmidt 1972-01-01
Фильм The File of the Golden Goose George Leeds 1969-10-13
Series Чемпионы Unknown 1968-09-25
Фильм Attack on the Iron Coast Van Horst 1968-06-05
Фильм The Damned Major Holland 1963-05-19
Фильм Sword of Lancelot Sir Cedric 1963-06-02
Series The Sentimental Agent Unknown 1963-09-28
Фильм Из России с любовью Morzeny 1963-10-11
Series Z-Cars Unknown 1962-01-02
Фильм The Road to Hong Kong Dr. Zorbb (3rd Echelon scientist) 1962-01-01
Фильм Самый длинный день German soldier (uncredited) 1962-09-25
Фильм Пушки острова Наварон Muesel 1961-04-27
Фильм Circus of Horrors Baron Von Gruber 1960-04-01
Фильм The Treasure of San Teresa Hamburg inspector 1959-07-21
Series Нет убежища Unknown 1959-09-16
Series The Adventures of William Tell Unknown 1958-09-15
Фильм Трудный путь в Александрию 1st German Officer 1958-06-24
Series The Count of Monte Cristo Le Drue 1956-02-20
Фильм Человек, который знал слишком много Guard (uncredited) 1956-06-01
Series Диксон из Док Грин Unknown 1955-07-09
Фильм Duel in the Jungle Jim 1954-06-30
Фильм Desperate Moment Ravitch's Servant-Henchman 1953-03-17
Фильм Sherlock Holmes: The Man Who Disappeared Luzatto 1951-04-01
Фильм Африканская королева Second Officer 1951-12-03
Фильм Cairo Road Prison Officer 1950-06-21
Фильм Lilli Marlene Director of Propaganda 1950-12-08
Фильм Нет орхидей для мисс Блэндиш uncredited 1948-04-13
Фильм We Dive at Dawn 1943-01-01
Фильм Forbidden General Anatol Gogol 1932-01-09