Josef Sommer

Josef Sommer

Highest Rated: 93% Witness (1985)

Lowest Rated: 11% The Proposition (1998)

Birthday: Jun 26, 1934

Birthplace: Greifswald, Germany

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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Highest rated movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
19% 40% The Invasion Dr. Henryk Belicec (Character) $15.1M 2007
18% 64% The Elephant King Bill Hunt (Character) - 2006
60% 49% The Sum of All Fears Senator Jessup (Character) $118.5M 2002
No Score Yet 33% Searching for Paradise Carl Greenslate (Character) - 2002
19% 35% The Next Best Thing Richard Whittaker (Character) $15M 2000
53% 67% The Family Man Lassiter (Character) $75.8M 2000
67% 41% Shaft Curt Fleming (Character) $70.3M 2000
22% 73% Patch Adams Dr. Eaton (Character) $135M 1998
11% 51% The Proposition Father Dryer (Character) $121.9K 1998
No Score Yet 69% Hidden in America Edward Millerton (Character) - 1996
No Score Yet 6% Mistrial Nick Mirsky (Character) - 1996
15% 51% Moonlight and Valentino Thomas Trager (Character) $2.1M 1995
63% 73% Strange Days Palmer Strickland (Character) $7.3M 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kansas Joseph "Joe" Farley (Character) - 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Letter to My Killer Martin Prescott (Character) - 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cultivating Charlie Prescott Putney (Character) - 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker Col. Morrow (Character) - 1994
91% 81% Nobody's Fool Clive Peoples, Jr. (Character) $38.3M 1994
No Score Yet 31% The Enemy Within Defence Secretary Charles Potter (Character) - 1994
No Score Yet 67% Hostages Tom Sutherland (Character) - 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles: The Winds of Change Woodrow Wilson (Character) - 1993
57% 46% Malice Atty. Lester Adams (Character) $46M 1993
No Score Yet 62% Citizen Cohn Albert Cohn (Character) - 1992
23% 65% The Mighty Ducks Mr. Gerald Ducksworth (Character) $50.7M 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet An American Story Henry Meade (Character) - 1992
52% 55% Shadows and Fog Priest (Character) $2.4M 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Under Cover Stewart Merriman (Character) - 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet When Will I Be Loved? Martin Ransil (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet 56% Bridge to Silence Al Duffield (Character) - 1989
67% 65% Chances Are Judge Fenwick (Character) $15.7M 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Money, Power, Murder Jack Finley (Character) - 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Forced March Father (Character) - 1989
No Score Yet 23% Bloodhounds of Broadway Waldo Winchester (Character) $25.8K 1989
No Score Yet 25% Dracula's Widow Lannon (Character) - 1988
No Score Yet 31% The Rosary Murders Lieutenant Koznicki (Character) $1.7M 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Betty Ford Story President Gerald Ford (Character) - 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Yuri Nosenko, KGB James Angleton (Character) - 1986
53% 54% D.A.R.Y.L. Dr. Jeffrey Stewart (Character) - 1985
71% 35% Target Taber (Character) $9M 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Brotherly Love Mr. Rafferty (Character) - 1985
93% 80% Witness Chief Paul Schaeffer (Character) $65.3M 1985
No Score Yet 48% Iceman Whitman (Character) - 1984
No Score Yet 62% Independence Day Sam Taylor (Character) - 1983
74% 78% Silkwood Max Richter (Character) - 1983
No Score Yet 38% Agatha Christie's Sparkling Cyanide George Barton (Character) - 1983
63% 50% Still of the Night George Bynum (Character) - 1982
33% 30% Hanky Panky Adrian Pruitt (Character) - 1982
78% 85% Sophie's Choice Narrator - 1982
78% 34% Rollover Roy Lefcourt (Character) - 1981
81% 63% Absence of Malice McAdam (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Henderson Monster Dr. Martin Grossman (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet Doctor Franken Mr. Parker (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet Too Far to Go Henry (Character) - 1979
29% 25% Oliver's Story Dr. Dienhart (Character) - 1978
72% 74% The Front Committee Chairman (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet 17% Man on a Swing Pete Russell (Character) - 1974

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Without a Trace Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Providence Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
61% 70% Ally McBeal Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 2000 1996
78% 89% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Patrick Rumsey (Guest Star) 2000
88% No Score Yet Michael Hayes Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Early Edition Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
77% 81% The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles Unknown (Guest Star) 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Equalizer Unknown (Guest Star) 1989

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