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Otto Sander (1941–2013)


Otto Sander was born on June 30, 1941 in Hanover, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for Wings of Desire (1987), Das Boot (1981) and Faraway, So Close! (1993). He was married to Monika Hansen. He died on September 12, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. See full bio »

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(age 72) in Berlin, Germany

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Known For

Wings of Desire
Wings of Desire Cassiel
(1987)
Das Boot
Das Boot Phillip Thomsen
(1981)
Faraway, So Close!
(1993)
Der Mann im Pyjama
(1981)

Filmography

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 1994-2013 Bukow and König (TV Series)
Richard Lansky / Ludwig Stolze / Lansky
- Vor aller Augen (2013) ... Ludwig Stolze
- Dettmanns weite Welt (2005) ... Lansky
- Das Wunder von Wustermark (1998) ... Richard Lansky
- Totes Gleis (1994) ... Richard Lansky
 2012 SOKO Donau (TV Series)
Conrad Ribarski
- Familienbande (2012) ... Conrad Ribarski
 2012 Bis zum Horizont, dann links!
Eckehardt Tiedgen
 2012 Die Schuld der Erben (TV Movie)
Leonhard Asmussen
 2008 Krabat
Narrator (voice)
 2007 Little King Macius
Erasmus (voice)
 2006 Unter kaiserlicher Flagge (TV Movie)
Narration
 2006 Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Narrator (German version, voice)
 2005 Der Hauptmann von Köpenick (TV Movie)
Wilhelm Voigt
 2005 Michelangelo Superstar (TV Movie) (voice)
 2005 Little Spoon (Short)
Otto
 1979-2005 Tatort (TV Series)
Otto Androsch / Manfred Enders
- Die Spieler (2005) ... Otto Androsch
- Mitternacht, oder kurz danach (1979) ... Manfred Enders
 2004 Siebenstein (TV Series)
Kammerdiener Egon
- Rudi und der Weihnachtselch (2004) ... Kammerdiener Egon
 2004 Käferjunge (Short) (voice)
 2004 Kaluoka'hina: The Enchanted Reef (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1995-2004 Das Traumschiff (TV Series)
1. OffizierJames Korthals / Johannes Lippelt
- Australien (2004) ... 1. OffizierJames Korthals
- Mauritius (1995) ... Johannes Lippelt
 2003 Werner - Gekotzt wird später!
Erzähler (voice)
 2002 Ein Fall für zwei (TV Series)
- Alpträume (2002)
 2002 Macius (TV Series)
Erasmus (voice)
 2002 Atlantic Affairs (TV Movie)
 2002 Tödliches Vertrauen (TV Movie)
Bernd Kortens
 2002 Das Jahrhundert des Theaters (TV Series)
Narrator
- Planspiel oder Endspiel - Brecht und Beckett (2002) ... Narrator (voice)
- Blick zurück nach vorn (2002) ... Narrator (voice)
- Die Geburt der Regie (2002) ... Narrator (voice)
 2001 Morgengrauen (Short)
Vater
 2001 100 Pro
Erzähler (voice)
 2001 Sass
Vater Sass
 2000 Jedermann (TV Movie)
Tod
 2000 Les misérables (TV Mini-Series)
Monseigneur Bienvenu
- Quatrième épisode (2000) ... Monseigneur Bienvenu (credit only)
- Troisième épisode (2000) ... Monseigneur Bienvenu (credit only)
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Monseigneur Bienvenu (credit only)
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Monseigneur Bienvenu
 2000 Marlene
Bühnenmanager
 1999 Der Kuß des Vergessens (TV Movie)
Herr Jelke
 1999 E-m@il an Gott (TV Movie)
Petrus
 1999 Der Einstein des Sex
Prof. Steinach
 1999 Männer sind wie Schokolade (TV Movie)
Vater Lano
 1998 Der Laden (TV Mini-Series)
Narrator
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Narrator (voice)
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Narrator (voice)
 1998 Stan Becker - Auf eigene Faust (TV Movie)
Walker
 1998 Am I Beautiful?
David
 1998 Wolffs Revier (TV Series)
Schenk
- Eiskalt (1998) ... Schenk
 1997 Liebe Lügen (TV Movie)
Vater
 1997 The Harmonists
Bruno Levy
 1996 Abendbrot (Short)
Hubert Schöning
 1996 Truck Stop
 1996 Friedemann Brix - Eine Schwäche für Mord (TV Series)
Rainer Kleinhundert
- Bommel in der Klemme (1996) ... Rainer Kleinhundert
 1996 Conversation with the Beast
Hitler double
 1996 Killer Condom
Mr. Higgins
 1995 Das Loch (Short)
Der Mann
 1995 Matulla und Busch (TV Movie)
Korte
 1995 Nikolaikirche (TV Movie)
Superintendent
 1995 A.S. (TV Series)
Freddy Klinke
- Die Diva (1995) ... Freddy Klinke
 1995 Das Versprechen
Professor Lorenz
 1995 Bauernschach (TV Movie)
Dr. Gerold Stadler
 1994 Apokalypse Pink (Short)
Prediger
 1994 Ein Fest für Beyhau (Short)
 1994 Im weißen Rößl am Wolfgangssee (TV Movie)
Prof. Hinzelmann
 1994 Tri sestry
Vershinin
 1994 Bíódagar
Maður á hesti
 1994 Hölderlin-Comics
Friedrich Hölderlin - Elder
 1993 U2: Stay (Faraway, So Close!) (Video short)
Cassiel
 1993 Der olympische Sommer
Narrator
 1993 Der Kinoerzähler
Salzmann
 1993 Faraway, So Close!
Cassiel
 1993 Inge, April und Mai
Inges Vater
 1993 Schlusschor (TV Movie)
 1992 V comme vengeance (TV Series)
- Manipulations (1992)
 1992 Die Serpentintänzerin (TV Movie)
Clemens Conrad
 1991 Amaurose
 1990 Vorwärts
Backward Pedestrian
 1990 Werner - Beinhart!
Erzähler (voice, uncredited)
 1990 Der Fahnder (TV Series)
Bähr
- Nebenjob (1990) ... Bähr
 1989 Wie du mir... (TV Movie)
Markus Petarka
 1989 The Break
Lubowitz
 1988 Venedig, traumhaft billig (TV Movie)
 1988 Z.B. ... Otto Spalt
Otto Spalt
 1988 Der Weg zum Ruhm (Short)
Special guest
 1987 Sentimental Journey (TV Movie)
Paul Bergner
 1987 Wings of Desire
Cassiel
 1986 Kurz vor Schluß (TV Movie)
 1986 Wahnfried
Richard Wagner
 1986 Rosa Luxemburg
Karl Liebknecht
 1986 Close Up (Short)
Professor Spalt
 1985-1986 Das Boot (TV Mini-Series)
Thomsen
- In der Heimat (1986) ... Thomsen
- Auf Grund (1986) ... Thomsen
- Himmelfahrtskommando (1986) ... Thomsen
- Der erste Angriff (1985) ... Thomsen
- Auf Suchkurs (1985) ... Thomsen
 1984 Der Mord mit der Schere
Inspector Spalt
 1983 A Love in Germany
The narrator
 1982 Wer spinnt denn da, Herr Doktor?
Nummer Sieben
 1981 Legen wir zusammen (TV Movie)
 1981 Recycling (Short)
 1981 Der Mann im Pyjama
Rudi
 1981 Das Boot
Phillip Thomsen
 1981 Kalt wie Eis
Kowalski
 1980 Die Ursache (TV Movie)
 1980 Rückwärts (Short)
Otto Trebert
 1980 Der Mond scheint auf Kylenamoe (TV Movie)
 1980 Palermo oder Wolfsburg
Staatsanwalt
 1979 The Tin Drum
Musiker Meyn
 1979 Trilogie des Wiedersehens (TV Movie)
Richard
 1979 Phantom (Short)
First Passer-by
 1978 Die Ängste des Dr. Schenk (TV Movie)
 1977 Heinrich Zille (TV Movie)
 1976 Vier gegen die Bank (TV Movie)
Bankleiter
 1976 Die Marquise von O...
Der Bruder, Der Forstmeister
 1976 Sommergäste
Pjotr Suslov
 1975 Hundert Mark (TV Series) (1975)
 1975 Erzählen (TV Movie)
 1975 Lehmanns Erzählungen (TV Movie)
Lehmann
 1975 Meine Sorgen möcht' ich haben
Harald Bornemann
 1974 Einer von uns beiden
Rulle
 1974 Ermittlungen gegen Unbekannt (TV Movie)
 1973 Prinz Friedrich von Homburg (TV Movie)
Obrist Kottwitz
 1972 Der Ignorant und der Wahnsinnige (TV Movie)
Kellner Winter
 1971 Peer Gynt (TV Movie)
Hägstadtbauer / Trollkönig / Dieb
 1971 Die Mutter (TV Movie)
 1970 Sonnabend der 1. (Short)
Otto
 1970 Sonntags am Meer (TV Movie)
Fritzchen
 1970 John Klings Abenteuer (TV Series)
Mr. Goff
- Der Todeskandidat (1970) ... Mr. Goff
 1964 Ludwig (Short)
Ludwig (uncredited)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (31 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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Trivia:

Although studying drama, germanistics, art history and philosophy, he made his stage debut at the Düsseldorf Kammerspiele in 1965. Two years later, he decided to abandon his studies and attended acting lessons. See more »

Trademark:

His voice

Star Sign:

Cancer

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