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Peter Capell (3 September 1912 - 3 March 1985) was a German actor who was active on screen from 1945 until 1985.

His first role was in Winterset, shortly after the end of the Second World War. His final role came a year before his death, when he appeared in Mamas Geburtstag. Both of these were television productions. He also appeared in many films, including Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971), in which he played a "tinker" who spoke to Charlie Bucket (Peter Ostrum) at the gates of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory.

Capell died, aged 72, in March 1985.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Peter Capell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Peter Capell (3 September 1912 - 3 March 1985) was a German actor who was active on screen from 1945 until 1985.

His first role was in Winterset, shortly after the end of the Second World War. His final role came a year before his death, when he appeared in Mamas Geburtstag. Both of these were television productions. He also appeared in many films, including Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971), in which he played a "tinker" who spoke to Charlie Bucket (Peter Ostrum) at the gates of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory.

Capell died, aged 72, in March 1985.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Peter Capell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 66

Birthday 1912-09-03

Day of Death 1986-03-03

Place of Birth Berlin, Germany

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1985 Mamas Geburtstag
1985 Wallenberg: A Hero's Story as Kalman Lauer
1984 The Little Drummer Girl as Schwindli
1981 Smuggler (13 episodes) as Captain König
1980 The American Success Company
1978 Ehrlich währt am längsten as Sir George Chudleigh
1978 Fedora as Second Director
1978 Holocaust (5 episodes)
1977 Sorcerer as Lartigue
1977 Der Alte (1 episode) as Georg Singer
1975 So oder so ist das Leben
1974 Derrick (1 episode) (1 episode) as Drogenboß (1 episode) as Häftling
1973 Okay S.I.R. (1 episode) as Professor
1973 Kara Ben Nemsi Effendi (1 episode) as Hulam
1973 Junge Mädchen mögen's heiß, Hausfrauen noch heißer as Direktor
1973 Der Vorgang
1973 Immobilien as Dr. Ringer
1972 Hausfrauen-Report 3 as Rechtsanwalt
1972 Das Jahrhundert der Chirurgen (1 episode) as Sir Thomas Barlow
1971 The Smugglers
1971 Hausfrauen-Report 2 as Arzt
1971 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory as The Tinker
1970 Dial Love for Murder as Vanetti
1970 Hauser's Memory as Dr. Shepilov
1970 Der Mann am Strick as Levi
1968 Das Missverständliche im Leben des Herrn Knöbel as Salmeier
1968 Die Mühle von Sanssouci as Voltaire
1968 Die goldene Pille as Priester
1968 Ein Sarg für Mr. Holloway as Spider
1967 Glorious Times in the Spessart
1967 Graf Yoster gibt sich die Ehre (1 episode)
1967 Der Auswanderer as Der Auswanderer
1967 Ein treuer Diener seines Herrn as Graf Simon
1966 I Deal In Danger as Eckhardt
1966 Pater Brown (1 episode) as Sir Aren
1965 Der Spielverderber - Das kurze, verstörte Leben des Kaspar Hauser as Gelehrter
1965 Auf einem Bahnhof bei Dijon as Eric Borunesco
1964 Krimi-Quiz - Amateure als Kriminalisten (1 episode)
1964 Bei Tag und Nacht as Marchese Ricardo
1964 Napoleon greift ein as Landru
1964 Die Teilnahme as Ezra Shaber
1964 Der Prozeß Carl von O. as Dritter Mitarbeiter der 'Weltbühne'
1963 Der Fall Sacco und Vanzetti as Musmano
1963 Maria Stuart as Aubespine
1963 Der arme Bitos... oder Das Diner der Köpfe as Philippe / Jesuitenpater
1962 Egmont as Machiavelli
1961 One, Two, Three as Mishkin
1960 Die eiskalte Nacht as Kalany
1960 Zur letzten Instanz as Nectaire
1960 So ist es - ist es so? as Lamberto Laudisi
1960 Satan Tempts with Love as Geck
1959 Das große Messer as Smiley Coy
1959 Du gehörst mir
1958 Der öffentliche Ankläger as Montané
1958 Schwester Bonaventura as Dr. Jeffreys
1958 Nasser Asphalt as Jimmy Donnagan
1958 Die Abiturientin as Professor Dr. Edmund Spindler
1957 Paths of Glory as Narrator of Opening Sequence
1957 The Burglar as Baylock
1957 Montserrat as Izquierdo
1957 Wie ein Sturmwind as Dr. Baumgarten
1952 Walk East on Beacon! as Chris Zalenko / Gino
1951 Tales of Tomorrow (1 episode)
1949 Lights Out (3 episodes)
1949 Suspense (4 episodes)
1948 Studio One (2 episodes)

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