Peter Capell

Peter Capell

Highest Rated: 91% Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)

Lowest Rated: 79% Sorcerer (1977)

Birthday: Sep 03, 1912

Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

Peter Capell was a prolific actor who created a name for himself largely on the big screen. In his early acting career, Capell appeared in such films as the Dan Duryea crime adaptation "The Burglar" (1957), the Kirk Douglas dramatic adaptation "Paths of Glory" (1958) and "Come Prima" (1959) with Mario Lanza. He also appeared in "I Aim at the Stars" (1960), "Armored Command" (1961) with Howard Keel and the James Cagney comedic adaptation "One, Two, Three" (1961). He continued to act in productions like the Esther Williams adventurous drama "The Big Show" (1961), the William Holden dramatic adaptation "The Counterfeit Traitor" (1962) and "I Deal in Danger" (1966). He also appeared in "Assignment K" (1968) and "Schuler-Report-Junge, Junge, was die Madchen alles von uns Wollen!" (1971). His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Hauser's Memory" (NBC, 1970-71). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the family "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" (1971) with Gene Wilder, the drama "Sorcerer" (1977) with Roy Scheider and the drama "Fedora" (1978) with Marthe Keller. He also appeared in the drama "Charlotte" (1981) with Birgit Doll and the Diane Keaton thriller "The Little Drummer Girl" (1984). He also had a part in the TV miniseries "Holocaust -- The Story of the Family Weiss" (1977-78). Capell last appeared in "Wallenberg: A Hero's Story" (1984-85). Capell passed away in March 1986 at the age of 74.

Highest rated movies

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Sorcerer

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The American Success Company Unknown (Character) - 1979
79% 84% Sorcerer Lartigue (Character) - 1977
91% 87% Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory The Tinker (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dial Love for Murder Vanetti (Character) - 1970
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hauser's Memory Dr. Shepilov (Character) - 1970
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Devil's Choice Geck (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet For the First Time Leopold Hübner (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet 40% Wet Asphalt Jimmy Donnagan (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet 67% The Burglar Baylock (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 20% Walk East on Beacon Chris Zalenko/Gino (Character) - 1952

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Assignment: Vienna Unknown (Guest Star) 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rheingold Theatre Peter Stahl (Character) 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Suspense Unknown (Character) 1953-1954 1950
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tales of Tomorrow Unknown (Character) 1953
90% No Score Yet Lights Out Unknown (Character) 1951

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