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Peter Carsten

Actor

Born - 30 April 1928, Edelsfeld-Weissenberg, Bavaria, Germany
Died - 20 April 2012

Muscular, blond German actor with 'villain' looks, often seen in brutish or aggressive roles, active in films from 1953 and busy in international supporting parts from the early 1960s. Born Peter Ransenthaler, and sometimes billed as Peter Karsten, he made his film debut in Immortal Vagabond (1953), but it would be some years before his distinctive features became familiar on the international scene: The Legion's Last Patrol (1962), Storm Over Ceylon (1963), A Study in Terror (1965), The Quiller Memorandum (1966), The Vengeance of Fu Manchu (1967), Hannibal Brooks (1968), Die nackte Bovary/Play the Game or Leave the Bed (1969), Zeppelin (1971), Partizan (1974), Manhunt (1977), The Squeeze (1978), Twilight Time (1982), the TV movie Wallenberg (1985), The Serbian Girl (1991) and When the Dead Start Singing (1999), his last. He was living in Slovenia at the time of death.