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Also Known As: M Josef Sommer, Maximilian Josef Sommer Died:
Born: June 26, 1934 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Germany Profession: actor

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Sturdy, stage-trained character actor who made his debut as the district attorney in "Dirty Harry" (1971) and went on to lend solid support to a number of excellent productions, including "The Front" (1976), "Reds" (1981), "Silkwood" (1983) and "Witness" (1985).

Sturdy, stage-trained character actor who made his debut as the district attorney in "Dirty Harry" (1971) and went on to lend solid support to a number of excellent productions, including "The Front" (1976), "Reds" (1981), "Silkwood" (1983) and "Witness" (1985).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Stop-Loss (2008)
2.
 Invasion, The (2007)
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4.
5.
 Sum of All Fears, The (2002) Senator Jessup
6.
 Family Man, The (2000) Lassiter
7.
 Next Best Thing, The (2000) Richard Whittaker
8.
 Shaft (2000) Curt Fleming
9.
 Proposition, The (1998) Father Dryer
10.
 Patch Adams (1998) Dr Eaton
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Milestones close milestones

1943:
Stage debut, "Watch on the Rhine" with Carolina Playmakers, Chapel Hill, NC
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Served in US Army
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Appeared regularly with Seattle Repertory Theatre
1970:
Broadway debut, "Othello"
1971:
Screen debut, "Dirty Harry"
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Education

Carnegie Institute of Technology: Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania - 1957

Notes

He was awarded a Fullbright Grant to study professional theater in Germany from 1960-61.

Family close complete family listing

father:
Clemons Sommer. Professor of history at University of North Carolina.
mother:
Elisebeth Sommer.
daughter:
Maria Sommer.

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