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Götz George


Born - 23 July 1938, Berlin, Germany
Died - 19 June 2016

Rangy, broad-shouldered, fair-haired German actor, bearing a resemblance to Hollywood's Fernando Lamas, but best known to western audiences for his prominent roles in 'sauerkraut westerns' of the 1960s. A teenage player, he made his film debut in When the White Lilacs Bloom Again (1953). Later credits include Sun on the Seas (1956), Jacqueline (1959), Murder Party (1961), The Treasure of Silver Lake (1962), Among Vultures/Frontier Hellcat (1964), A Man Called Gringo (1964), Winnetou und das Halbblut Apanatschi (1966), The Blood of Fu Manchu (1968), Commandos (1968), Wind from the East (1970), Todlicher Poker (1972), Death is My Trade (1977), Danton's Death (1981), Out of Order (1984), The Crack Connection (1987), The Break (1989), Schtonk (1992), Rossini (1997), After the Truth (1999), God is Dead (2003), Maria an Callas (2006), Mein Kampf (2009), Zetti (2012) and Bose Wetter (2016), his last. The son of actor Heinrich George, who was in Fritz Lang's Metropolis, he married/ divorced actress Loni von Friedl.