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Gessler (Character)
from The Story of William Tell (1953)

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Overview

Biography:
Gessler is the cruel and sadistic German governor sent to rule part of Switzerland in "William Tell"... See more »
Alternate Names:
Gerhard Gessler / Gov. Hermann Gessler / Hermann Gessler / Hermann Geler

Filmography

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  1. Tell (2007) Played by Udo Kier (as Hermann Gessler)
  2. Wilhelm Tell (2004) (TV) Played by Thomas Thieme

  3. Wilhelm Tell (1990) (TV) Played by Gert Voss (as Hermann Geler)

  4. "Crossbow"
    ... aka "Willem Tell" - Belgium (English title)
        - Betrayal (1989) TV episode, Played by Jeremy Clyde
        - Blood Brothers (1989) TV episode, Played by Jeremy Clyde
        - The Inquisitor (1989) TV episode, Played by Jeremy Clyde (as Gov. Hermann Gessler)
        - The Electors (1989) TV episode, Played by Jeremy Clyde (as Gov. Hermann Gessler)
        - Message to Geneva (1989) TV episode, Played by Jeremy Clyde (as Gov. Hermann Gessler)
          (67 more)
  5. Guglielmo Tell (1988/II) (TV) Played by Alfred Muff
  6. Guglielmo Tell (1988/I) (TV) Played by Luigi Roni
    ... aka "Rossini's William Tell" - USA (DVD title)

  7. Wilhelm Tell (1966) (TV) Played by Peter Roggisch (as Hermann Geler)
  8. William Tell (1961) Played by Wolfgang Rottsieper
    ... aka "Wilhelm Tell" - Switzerland (original title)

  9. "William Tell"
        - The Master Spy (1959) TV episode, Played by Willoughby Goddard
        - Secret Weapon (1959) TV episode, Played by Willoughby Goddard
        - The Lost Letter (1959) TV episode, Played by Willoughby Goddard
        - The Raid (1959) TV episode, Played by Willoughby Goddard
        - The General's Daughter (1959) TV episode, Played by Willoughby Goddard
          (23 more)
  10. Wilhelm Tell (1956) Played by Albin Skoda (as Hermann Gessler)
  11. "Captain Z-Ro"
        - William Tell (1956) TV episode, Played by Joe Miksak (as Gerhard Gessler)
  12. The Story of William Tell (1953) Played by Massimo Serato (as Hermann Gessler)

  13. William Tell (1949) Played by Paul Muller
    ... aka "Guglielmo Tell" - Italy (original title)
  14. First Opera Film Festival (1948) Played by Giulio Tomei

  15. The Legend of William Tell (1934) Played by Conrad Veidt
    ... aka "Wilhelm Tell" - Switzerland (original title)
  16. They'll Never Surrender (1934/II) Played by Conrad Veidt
    ... aka "William Tell" - Germany (original title)
    ... aka "The Legend of William Tell" - USA (reissue title)

  17. William Tell (1925) Played by Robert Kleinert
    ... aka "Die Entstehung der Eidgenossenschaft" - Switzerland (original title)
  18. Wilhelm Tell (1923) Played by Conrad Veidt (as Hermann Gessler)
    ... aka "William Tell" - USA (informal English title)

  19. William Tell (1913) Played by Friedrich Feher (as Hermann Gessler)
    ... aka "Die Befreiung der Schweiz und die Sage vom Wilhelm Tell" - Germany (original title)
  20. Wilhelm Tell (1912) Played by August Flückiger

  21. William Tell (1903) Played by Edmond Boutillon
    ... aka "Guillaume Tell" - France (original title)
Archive Footage:
  1. Crossbow: The Movie (1989) (V) Played by Jeremy Clyde
    ... aka "The Adventures of William Tell" - France (original title)
    ... aka "Crossbow" - USA (video title)

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