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Gottfried John

Actor

Born - 29 August 1942, Berlin, Germany
Died - 1 September 2014

Dark, very tall, narrow-faced, big-nosed, dangerous-looking German actor - a favourite of director Rainer Werner Fassbinder, who became more familiar to western audiences as the villainous General Ourumov in the James Bond film GoldenEye (1995). Other credits in a long career include Cafe Oriental 1962), Carlos (1971), Mother Kuster's Trip to Heaven (1975), Despair (1978), The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979), Lili Marleen (1980), Chinese Boxes (1984), Mata Hari (1985), Wings of Fame (1990), Die Verfehlung (1992), Institute Benjamenta (1995), Der Unhold (1996), Proof of Life (2000), Nancy & Frank (2002), Cowgirl (2004), Flood (2007), Flores Negras (2009) and Ruby One (2012), his last. He died from cancer.