Character actors (often obscure)

by Gerald Parsnip | created - 06 Jul 2012 | updated - 06 Jul 2012 | Public

Character actors who have appeared in small supporting roles. Some of these roles are very minor.

1. Gertan Klauber

Actor | Octopussy

Corpulent, bushy-browed Czechoslovakian-born character actor Gertan Klauber was a familiar face on British television, appearing in anything from 'Carry On' comedies to playing a Roman galley master in Doctor Who (1963). In Britain from an early age, he studied acting in Birmingham before moving to...

2. Vernon Dobtcheff

Actor | Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Vernon Dobtcheff was born on August 14, 1934 in Nîmes, Gard, France. He is an actor, known for Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), The Day of the Jackal (1973) and The Spy Who Loved Me (1977).

3. Vladek Sheybal

Actor | From Russia with Love

Looking back at his filmography, it isn't difficult to imagine Vladek Sheybal in a scene, lobbing Molotov cocktails at advancing German troops, against a backdrop of war-torn Warsaw. However, this part of his life played out for real. A member of the Polish underground, he was twice captured and ...

4. Günter Meisner

Actor | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Günter Meisner was born on April 18, 1926 in Bremen, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), Tras el cristal (1986) and Ruby Cairo (1992). He was married to Gisela Albrecht Meisner. He died on December 5, 1994 in Berlin, Germany.