Biography

Born in Heidelberg; a curious and shy boy; found the key for his world through passion for music, dance and theater; Richard studied music and drama in Germany, acting and direction in France and method acting with Susan Strasberg and Francesca de Sapio in Italy. He first went on stage in 1981 at the local theater Hildesheim, then, from 1983 in France on independent stages, at national theaters and in the streets. In 1989 he moved to Italy and met Susan Strasberg: His cinema debut was in 1990 starring in "Il Piacere delle Carni" by Barbara Barni. In 1993, he moved to Paris and got the leading role in the film version of Brechts/Eislers" The Lindbergh's Flight". Since then he has worked on film, television, theater and dance productions all over Europe, in Canada, South Africa, USA, Macedonia, Morocco which brought him happiness and a lot of richly diversified creative and thrilling experiences Richard lives in Berlin and Paris since 2007. He speaks 5 languages fluently, travels a lot and loves to be challenged. - IMDb Mini Biography By: r sammel

Born in Heidelberg; a curious and shy boy; found the key for his world through passion for music, dance and theater; Richard studied music and drama in Germany, acting and direction in France and method acting with Susan Strasberg and Francesca de Sapio in Italy. He first went on stage in 1981 at the local theater Hildesheim, then, from 1983 in France on independent stages, at national theaters and in the streets. In 1989 he moved to Italy and met Susan Strasberg: His cinema debut was in 1990 starring in "Il Piacere delle Carni" by Barbara Barni. In 1993, he moved to Paris and got the leading role in the film version of Brechts/Eislers" The Lindbergh's Flight". Since then he has worked on film, television, theater and dance productions all over Europe, in Canada, South Africa, USA, Macedonia, Morocco which brought him happiness and a lot of richly diversified creative and thrilling experiences Richard lives in Berlin and Paris since 2007. He speaks 5 languages fluently, travels a lot and loves to be challenged. - IMDb Mini Biography By: r sammel

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 42

Birthday 1960-01-01

Place of Birth Heidelberg, Germany

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Baumbacher Syndrome as Bruno Frik
2019 The Name of the Rose (8 episodes)
2018 The Conductor as Karl Muck
2018 Delegacioni as Capo Delegazione
2018 Der Mordanschlag (2 episodes) as Wegner
2016 The Confessions as Ministro tedesco
2015 Outside the Box as Sergeant Mallach
2015 Shades of Guilt (1 episode) as Staatsanwalt Wendland
2014 French Dolls as Benoît
2014 Colt 45 as Major
2014 Road 47 as Colonnello Mayer
2014 The Strain (48 episodes) as Thomas Eichorst
2014 3 Days to Kill as The Wolf
2014 Beauty and the Beast as Le tenancier
2013 Der zweite Mann as Antoine de Crassie
2013 Company of Heroes as Beimier
2013 It Happened in Saint-Tropez as Monsieur Künze
2012 The Third Half as Spitz
2011 The Berlin Project as Alexander
2011 Apartment in Athens as Captain Kalter
2011 Werner - Eiskalt! as Hermann Seidel
2011 Sniper: Reloaded as Col. Hans Jaeger
2010 Interpol (13 episodes) as Schwartz
2009 This Is Love
2009 My Words, My Lies - My Love
2009 Inglourious Basterds as Sergeant Werner Rachtman
2009 Un village français (42 episodes) as Heinrich
2008 Ett enklare liv as Schulman
2008 La femme tranquille as Hans
2007 Email to Bill Gates as Dr. Wolfgang Gardner
2006 Casino Royale as Adolph Gettler
2006 OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies as Moeller
2004 Le cinque giornate di Milano (2 episodes) as Weber
2004 Feuer in der Nacht as Mr. Kramer
2003 MA 2412 - Die Staatsdiener
2002 La victoire des vaincus as Le capitaine
2002 Safe Conduct as Richard Pottier
2002 The Nest as Winfried
1998 Taxi as German Gangster #1
1997 Life Is Beautiful as German Lieutenant at Station
1995 The Horseman on the Roof as Un voyageur
1970 Scene of the Crime (1 episode) as Nikolaus Graf

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