Gottfried John

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 60
Gottfried John was a German stage, screen, and voice actor. A long-time collaborator of Rainer Werner Fassbinder, John appeared in many of the filmmaker's projects between 1975 and his death in 1982, including Mother Küsters Goes to Heaven, Despair, The Marriage of Maria Braun , and Berlin Alexanderplatz. His distinctive, gaunt appearance saw him he... read more

Gottfried John was a German stage, screen, and voice actor. A long-time collaborator of Rainer Werner Fassbinder, John appeared in many of the filmmaker's projects between 1975 and his death in 1982, including Mother Küsters Goes to Heaven, Despair, The Marriage of Maria Braun , and Berlin Alexanderplatz. His distinctive, gaunt appearance saw him he frequently cast as villains, and he is best known to audiences for his role as the corrupt General Arkady Ourumov in the 1995 James Bond film GoldenEye, and for his comedic turn as Julius Caesar in Asterix & Obelix Take On Caesar, the latter for which he won the Bavarian Film Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Born

Saturday, 29 August 1942

Died

Monday, 01 September 2014

Actor Filmography

Emerald Green Dr. White (archive footage) 2016
Fassbinder Willi Klenze (archive footage) 2015
Liebe und Tod auf Java Dr. Jan Kersebohm 2013
Ruby Red Dr. White 2013
Life Is Too Long Georg Maria Stahl 2010
Aghet - Ein Völkermord General Friedrich Kress von Kressenstein, Kommandeur des 1. Türkischen Expeditionskorps 1915 2010
Flores negras Curtis 2009
John Rabe Dr. Oskar Trautmann 2009
Flood Arthur Moyes 2007
The Piano Tuner of EarthQuakes Dr. Emmanuel Droz 2005
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Emerald Green Dr. White (archive footage) 2016
Fassbinder Willi Klenze (archive footage) 2015
Liebe und Tod auf Java Dr. Jan Kersebohm 2013
Ruby Red Dr. White 2013
Life Is Too Long Georg Maria Stahl 2010
Aghet - Ein Völkermord General Friedrich Kress von Kressenstein, Kommandeur des 1. Türkischen Expeditionskorps 1915 2010
Flores negras Curtis 2009
John Rabe Dr. Oskar Trautmann 2009
Flood Arthur Moyes 2007
The Piano Tuner of EarthQuakes Dr. Emmanuel Droz 2005
Julie, chevalier de Maupin Henri, duc d'Armagnac 2004
Sams in Gefahr Schulrat 2003
Imperium: Augustus Cicero 2003
Entrusted Thomas von Gall 2003
The Gathering Storm Friedrich von Schroder 2002
Proof Of Life Eric Kessler 2000
Donna Leon Carmello La Capra 2000
Mary Magdalene Erode Antipa 2000
Balzac: A Passionate Life Count Hanska 1999
Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar Jules César 1999
Am I Beautiful? Herbert 1998
Die Cleveren Dr. Brendel 1998
Life, Love & Celluloid Himself 1998
Glatteis Kurt Wallmann 1998
Millennium Josef Heim 1996
The Ogre Chief Forester 1996
GoldenEye Colonel Ourumov 1995
Institute Benjamenta, or This Dream That One Calls Human Life Herr Benjamenta 1995
Abraham Eliezer 1993
Space Rangers Erich Weiss, Erich Weiss (credit only) 1993
Wolff's Turf Johnny Reschke 1992
Night Of The Fox Hofer 1990
Wings of Fame Zlatogorski 1990
Frederick Forsyth Presents Rodimstev 1989
Game, Set, and Match Erich Stinnes 1988
Schön war die Zeit Franz Bauer 1988
Otto - Der Film Sonnemann 1985
Mata Hari Wolff 1985
Chinese Boxes Zwemmer 1984
Ein Fall für zwei Hans Beckers, Markus Meyer 1981
Lili Marleen Aaron 1981
Berlin Alexanderplatz Reinhold Hoffmann 1980
The Marriage of Maria Braun Willi Klenze 1979
In a Year with 13 Moons Anton Saitz 1978
Fedora Kritos 1978
Despair Perebrodov 1978
Mother Küsters Goes to Heaven Niemeyer / Jörg Niemeyer 1975
Derrick Krummbach 1974
Eight Hours Don't Make a Day Jochen Epp 1972
Jaider, der einsame Jäger Jaider 1971
Polizeiruf 110 Hannes Hellwig 1971
Der Kommissar Werner Stimmel 1969
Jörg Preda berichtet Rolf, Rolf Lohaber 1966
Café Oriental 1962
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