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Gunter Meisner

Gunter Meisner


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Also Known As: Died: December 5, 1994
Born: April 18, 1926 Cause of Death: heart failure
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Cast (feature film)

Faraway, So Close (1993) as Falscher
Story of earthbound angels in post-Wall Berlin. The film reflects on what it is like to be human, good vs. evil and the meaning of a unified Germany.
Te Rua (1991) as Professor Biederstedt
Maori tribe members from New Zealand attempt to recover some ancient tribal carvings stolen from their homeland and stored in a Berlin museum.
Man Inside, The (1990) as Judge
An investigative reporter reveals a conspiracy initiated by the government to discredit a liberal candidate.
Gekauftes Gluck (1989)
A Swiss villager marries a Thai mail-order bride and suffers at the hands of his neighbors.
Grand cirque, Le (1989) as Himself
Documentary of the making of Beineix's Roselyne et les lions".
Estacion Central (1989) as Juan
Silent Night (1988) as Prior
Biography of the priest, Franz Gruber, who composed the Christmas carol "Silent Night".
Roselyne et les lions (1988) as Klint
Two young lovers hit the road, determined to break into the circus big time as lion tamers.
In a Glass Cage (1987) as Klaus
Drei Gegen Drei (1985) as Professor Holl
Mann auf der Mauer, Der (1982) as Dr Steiner
Ace of Aces (1982) as His Sister; Hitler
Night Crossing (1981) as Major Koerner
Two men who are fed up with the daily indignities and tyrannies of life under Communist rule in East Germany come up with a daring plan of escape. They decide to travel to democratic West Germany in a hot air balloon. However, they need to build a new type of lighter-than-air craft if they are to tr
American Success Company, The (1979) as Maitre D'
Harry Flowers is a timid employee of the credit card company AmSucCo and is married to the daughter of his overbearing boss. When he reaches his limit on being pushed around, Harry assumes a new identity, a gruff, direct, and sexual aggressive man who eventually winds up with million of dollars as a result of the change in his personality.
Avalanche Express (1979) as Muehler
During the cold war, a Soviet biological warfare expert plans to defect to the West. A CIA agent gets the man onboard a European train in order to aid his escape, but the Soviets are determined to stop at nothing to prevent this, including starting an avalanche which envelopes the train.
Bildnis einer Trinkerin (1979) as Director Willy
A woman in haute couture clothes parodies female drag as she tours Berlin on a drunken journey. She enacts and parodies stereotypes of femininity, meeting along the way various bizarre and symbolic characters.
Just a Gigolo (1978) as Drunken Worker
The Boys From Brazil (1978) as Farnbach
A Nazi hunter tracks a mad scientist out to bring back Hitler.
Serpent's Egg, The (1977) as Prisoner
Ingmar Bergman's The Serpent's Egg follows a week in the life of Abel Rosenberg, an out-of-work American circus acrobat living in poverty-stricken Berlin following Germany's defeat in World War I. When his brother commits suicide, Abel seeks refuge in the apartment of an old acquaintance Professor Veregus. Desperate to make ends meet in the war-ravaged city, Abel takes a job in Veregus' clinic, where he discovers the horrific truth behind the work of the strangely beneficent professor and unlocks the chilling mystery that drove his brother to kill himself.
Voyage Of The Damned (1976) as Robert Hoffman--Abwehr Agent In Cuba
A luxury liner carries Jewish refugees from Hitler''''s Germany in a desperate fight for survival.
Inside Out (1976) as Schmidt
Between Wars (1974) as Karl Schneider
This film traces the career of Dr Edward Trenbow (Corin Redgrave), who becomes a well-respected Sydney psychiatrist. In the 1920s, he takes up residence at Callan Park Asylum. The film touches on issues of psychoanalysis and physical treatments, such as fever treatment.
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) as Mr. [Oscar] Slugworth [also known as Mr. Wilkinson]
A boy wins a tour of a famous, and deadly, chocolate factory.
The Bridge at Remagen (1969) as SS General Gerlach
During WWII, German troops fight a desperate battle to hold their position.
The Quiller Memorandum (1966) as Hassler
An international spy infiltrates a Neo-Nazi gang.
Funeral in Berlin (1966) as Kreutzmann
The British send their top secret agent to help a Soviet intelligence officer defect.
Is Paris Burning? (1966) as
Resistance fighters and secret agents struggle to keep the Nazis from destroying Paris before their retreat.
The Counterfeit Traitor (1962) as Priest
Eric Erickson, a Swedish oil trader, agrees to spy for the allies against the Nazis. His friends all turn away from him as the image of the collaborator colors all of his business and personal dealings. The action increases as he needs to escape before he is found out.
Question 7 (1961) as Schmidt
A young East German boy, the son of a pastor, is confronted with the choice of denying his religious beliefs in order to gain acceptance into the music conservatory which is run now by the post-war Communnist government.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Big Bang (1989) as Kuhler

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Winds of War, The (1983) as Adolf Hitler
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