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      Walter Gotell

      Walter Gotell

      Highest Rated: 97% From Russia With Love (1963)

      Lowest Rated: 37% A View to a Kill (1985)

      Birthday: Mar 15, 1924

      Birthplace: Bonn, Germany

      Although German-born, actor Walter Gotell's most famous role was as a Russian KGB general in the "James Bond" films. His family fled Germany to England when the Nazis came to power, and his early roles were often playing German villains in military films, which he did in the U.K. feature "At Dawn We Die" and in "Secret Mission." He played a World War I officer in the adventure classic "The African Queen" and a Gestapo officer in a 1957 television episode of the show "Overseas Press Club - Exclusive!" He played yet another German military man in the war drama "The Guns of Navarone" in 1961 and had one of his only recurring series roles, on the U.K. sci-fi show "The Andromeda Breakthrough." His first role in a Bond film came in the 1963 entry "From Russia with Love," playing Russian agent Morzeny before returning to playing guest roles on TV and small film parts. He had a role as Chief Constable Cullen on the British crime drama "Softly Softly" and appeared intermittently over several seasons from 1969 until 1975. He could also be seen in the disaster thriller "Black Sunday" in 1977, the same year he made his debut as General Anatol Gogol in "The Spy Who Loved Me." He would reprise his role in five more of the franchise's films, most recently "The Living Daylights" from 1987.

      Highest rated movies

      From Russia With Love poster
      From Russia With Love
      The African Queen poster
      The African Queen
      These Are the Damned poster
      These Are the Damned
      The Living Daylights poster
      The Living Daylights
      Black Sunday poster
      Black Sunday
      For Your Eyes Only poster
      For Your Eyes Only
      The Boys From Brazil poster
      The Boys From Brazil
      The Road to Hong Kong poster
      The Road to Hong Kong

      Photos

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet 52% Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge General Mueller (Character) - 1991
      No Score Yet 78% Wings of Fame Receptionist (Character) - 1990
      55% 41% Sleepaway Camp 2: Unhappy Campers Uncle John (Character) - 1988
      73% 66% The Living Daylights General Anatol Gogol (Character) $51.2M 1987
      37% 40% A View to a Kill General Anatol Gogol (Character) - 1985
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Lace II General Zedd (Character) - 1985
      No Score Yet 20% Basic Training Ambassador Gotell (Character) - 1985
      69% 64% For Your Eyes Only General Anatol Gogol (Character) - 1981
      No Score Yet 22% Cry of the Innocent Jack Brewster (Character) - 1980
      45% 28% Cuba Don Jose Pulido (Character) - 1979
      69% 66% The Boys From Brazil Mundt (Character) - 1978
      No Score Yet 29% The Stud Ben Khaled (Character) - 1978
      No Score Yet 47% March or Die Col. Lamont (Character) - 1977
      71% 65% Black Sunday Colonel Riat (Character) - 1977
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The File of the Golden Goose George Leeds (Character) - 1969
      No Score Yet 31% Attack on the Iron Coast Van Horst (Character) - 1968
      97% 84% From Russia With Love Morzeny (Character) - 1963
      No Score Yet 38% Sword of Lancelot Sir Cedric (Character) - 1963
      88% 52% These Are the Damned Major Holland (Character) - 1962
      60% 40% The Road to Hong Kong Dr. Zorbb (Character) - 1962
      96% 86% The African Queen Second Officer (Character) - 1951

      TV

      Credit
      74% 86% The X-Files Victor Klemper (Guest Star) 1995
      82% 98% Tales From the Crypt Unknown (Character) 1992
      No Score Yet 75% MacGyver Unknown (Guest Star) 1989
      92% 89% Star Trek: The Next Generation Kurt Mandl (Guest Star) 1988
      71% 91% Miami Vice Unknown (Guest Star) 1986
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Spenser: For Hire Unknown (Character) 1986
      No Score Yet 89% Knight Rider Unknown (Guest Star) 1985
      No Score Yet 61% The A-Team Unknown (Guest Star) 1985
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hotel Unknown (Guest Star) 1984
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Fantasy Island Unknown (Guest Star) 1984
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Airwolf Unknown (Guest Star) 1984
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fall Guy Unknown (Guest Star) 1984
      No Score Yet No Score Yet El Santo Hans Lasser (Guest Star) 1964
      No Score Yet No Score Yet H.G. Wells' Invisible Man Unknown (Guest Star) 1959