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Mario Adorf


Mario Adorf, a tell-tale name indeed. Mario calls to mind the actor's Italian roots (his father was a Calabrian surgeon) whereas Adorf reveals his German origins (his mother was a radiologist from the German region Eifel). As for the full name Mario Adorf it echoes to perfection the international character of this living legend's long career. Born... See full bio »
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Known For

The Tin Drum
The Tin Drum Alfred Matzerath
(1979)
Rossini
Rossini Paolo Rossini
(1997)
The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum
The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum Kommissar Beizmenne
(1975)
Lola
Lola Schuckert
(1981)

Filmography

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 2016/I Real Fight (post-production)
Wechselburg
 2016 Winnetou - Der letzte Kampf
Frederick Louis Santer
 2015 Der Liebling des Himmels (TV Movie)
Sorel Senior
 2014 Der letzte Mentsch
Marcus Schwarz
 2013 Pinocchio (TV Mini-Series)
Geppetto
- Teil 2 (2013) ... Geppetto
- Teil 1 (2013) ... Geppetto
 2013 Die Er­fin­dung der Liebe
Hermann von Kirsch
 2013 Krokodil (TV Movie)
Richard
 2012 Die Libelle und das Nashorn
Nino Winter
 2011 Gegengerade
Baldu
 2011 Die lange Welle hinterm Kiel (TV Movie)
Martin Burian
 2010 Der letzte Patriarch (TV Movie)
Konrad Hansen
 2010 Das Geheimnis der Wale (TV Movie)
Prof. Johannes 'Joe' Waldmann
 2009 Same Same But Different
Publishing Director Mr. Behr
 2008 Rebecca Ryman: Wer Liebe verspricht (TV Movie)
Sir Joshua Templewood
 2008 Kleiner Dodo
Darwin (voice)
 2007 Kleiner Dodo (TV Series)
Onkel Darwin
 2007 Rosa Roth (TV Series)
Waffenhändler Willem van Kleve
- Der Tag wird kommen, Teil 3 (2007) ... Waffenhändler Willem van Kleve
- Der Tag wird kommen, Teil 2 (2007) ... Waffenhändler Willem van Kleve
- Der Tag wird kommen, Teil 1 (2007) ... Waffenhändler Willem van Kleve
 2006 Karol Wojtyla - Geheimnisse eines Papstes (TV Movie)
Gärtner Peppino Mancuso
 2005 Enigma - Eine uneingestandene Liebe (TV Movie)
Abel Znorko
 2005 Kanzleramt (TV Series)
Friedrich Stern
- Geheimsachen (2005) ... Friedrich Stern
 2005 Vera - Die Frau des Sizilianers (TV Movie)
Carlo Scalli
 2003 I ragazzi della via Pál (TV Movie)
Janó
 2003 Jester Till
Bürgermeister (voice)
 2002 Epsteins Nacht
Jochen Epstein
 2002 Die Nibelungen (TV Movie)
Hagen
 2000 Gioco di specchi (TV Movie)
Com. Dragomir 'Drago' Malevic
 2000 Vola Sciusciù (TV Movie)
Maggiore Stolz
 1999 Comeback für Freddy Baker (TV Movie)
Freddy Baker
 1999 Ama il tuo nemico (TV Movie)
Nisticò
 1999 Caraibi (TV Mini-Series)
Coda
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... Coda
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Coda
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Coda
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Coda
 1998 Alle für die Mafia
Don Michele
 1998 La quindicesima epistola (TV Movie)
Father Zeffirino
 1997 Die furchtlosen Vier
Fred, der Esel (voice)
 1997 Smilla's Sense of Snow
Capt. Sigmund Lukas
 1997 Rossini
Paolo Rossini
 1996 Tresko - Amigo Affäre (TV Movie)
Joachim Tresko
 1996 Tresko - Im Visier der Drogenmafia (TV Movie)
Joachim Tresko
 1996 Tresko - Der Maulwurf (TV Movie)
Joachim Tresko
 1996 Il piccolo lord (TV Movie)
Carl Schneibel
 1996 Alles nur Tarnung
Die Bösen: Willi Butzbach
 1991-1996 Kommissar Klefisch (TV Series)
Tony Valetta / Antonio Valetta, Toni Wielpuetz
- Vorbei ist vorbei (1996) ... Tony Valetta
- Dienstvergehen (1991) ... Antonio Valetta, Toni Wielpuetz
 1995 Bauernschach (TV Movie)
Franz Hofnagel
 1994 Missus (TV Movie)
Col. Tadigov
 1994 Felidae
Blaubart (voice)
 1994 Amigomío
Grandfather
 1993 Maus und Katz (TV Movie)
Heinz Lückert
 1993 König der letzten Tage (TV Mini-Series)
Franz Graf Waldeck
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Franz Graf Waldeck
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Franz Graf Waldeck
 1993 Abissinia
Enzo Pagnini
 1993 Man of Respect (TV Movie)
 1993 Der große Bellheim (TV Mini-Series)
Peter Bellheim
- Teil 4 (1993) ... Peter Bellheim
- Teil 3 (1993) ... Peter Bellheim
- Teil 2 (1993) ... Peter Bellheim
- Teil 1 (1993) ... Peter Bellheim
 1992 Fantaghirò 2 (TV Movie)
The King
 1991 Les aventuriers du Rio Verde (TV Mini-Series)
Gert Bauer
 1991 Fantaghirò (TV Movie)
The King
 1991 Pizza Colonia
Francesco Serboli
 1991 Money
The Turk
 1991 Ex und hopp - Ein böses Spiel um Liebe, Geld und Bier (TV Movie)
Heinrich Hartholz
 1991 Die Kaltenbach-Papiere (TV Mini-Series)
Istvan Kaltenbach
- Eva (1991) ... Istvan Kaltenbach
- Sharon (1991) ... Istvan Kaltenbach
 1991 Insel der Träume (TV Series)
Oliver Sondheim
- Blutsbrüder (1991) ... Oliver Sondheim
 1990 Cafe Europa
Mikis
 1990 Jours tranquilles à Clichy
Ernest Regentag
 1990 Mat
 1990 Présumé dangereux
Radnitz
 1990 The Bachelor
L'amico di Gräsler
 1990 Rosamunde
Levin Austerlitz
 1989 Galileo Galilei (TV Movie)
 1989 Gioco di società (TV Movie)
 1989 Maxantimo
Erwin Papp
 1989 Keine Gondel für die Leiche (TV Movie)
 1989 Try This One for Size
Radnitz
 1989 La luna negra
Padre
 1989 La trappola (TV Movie)
 1989 La piovra 4 (TV Mini-Series)
Salvatore 'Acidduzzu' Frolo
- Episode #1.6 (1989) ... Salvatore 'Acidduzzu' Frolo
- Episode #1.4 (1989) ... Salvatore 'Acidduzzu' Frolo
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Salvatore 'Acidduzzu' Frolo
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Salvatore 'Acidduzzu' Frolo
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Salvatore 'Acidduzzu' Frolo
 1989 Ocean (TV Mini-Series)
Damian Centeno
- Episode #1.6 (1989) ... Damian Centeno
- Episode #1.5 (1989) ... Damian Centeno
- Episode #1.4 (1989) ... Damian Centeno
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Damian Centeno
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Damian Centeno
 1988 I ragazzi di via Panisperna
Corbino, ministro e preside di Facoltà
 1988 Abendstunde im Spätherbst (TV Movie)
Schriftsteller Maximilian Friedrich Korbes
 1988 Rausch der Verwandlung (TV Mini-Series)
Anthony van Boolen
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Anthony van Boolen
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Anthony van Boolen
 1988 Heimatmuseum (TV Mini-Series)
 1987 Notte italiana
Alvise Tornova
 1987 The Second Victory
Dr. Sepp Kunzli
 1987 Facciaffittasi (TV Mini-Series)
Rigoletto
- Episode #1.5 (1987) ... Rigoletto
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Rigoletto
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... Rigoletto
- Episode #1.6 (1987) ... Rigoletto
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Rigoletto
 1986 Mino (TV Mini-Series)
Maggiore Lupo
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Maggiore Lupo
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Maggiore Lupo
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Maggiore Lupo
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Maggiore Lupo
 1986 Kir Royal (TV Series)
Generaldirektor Heinrich 'Heini' Haffenloher
- Wer reinkommt, ist drin (1986) ... Generaldirektor Heinrich 'Heini' Haffenloher
 1986 Momo
Nicola
 1985 Olga e i suoi figli (TV Mini-Series)
 1985 Via Mala (TV Mini-Series)
Jonas Lauretz
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Jonas Lauretz
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Jonas Lauretz
 1985 The Holcroft Covenant
Erich Kessler / Jürgen Mass
 1985 Flucht ohne Ende (TV Movie)
Fabrikant Wormser
 1985 Coconuts
Siemann
 1984 La vigna di uve nere (TV Movie)
Casimiro
 1983 Les tilleuls de Lautenbach (TV Movie)
Oncle Fouchs
 1983 Heut' abend (TV Series)
 1983 State buoni se potete
Sisto V
 1982-1983 Marco Polo (TV Mini-Series)
Giovanni
- Episode #1.8 (1983) ... Giovanni
- Episode #1.7 (1983) ... Giovanni
- Episode #1.4 (1982) ... Giovanni
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... Giovanni
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... Giovanni
 1982 La côte d'amour
Louis Zannella
 1982 Invitation au voyage
Timour
 1981 Lola
Schuckert
 1981 La disubbidienza
Mr. Manzi - Luca's father
 1980 Lion of the Desert (uncredited)
 1979 The Tin Drum
Alfred Matzerath
 1978 Fedora
Hotel Manager
 1978 Deutschland im Herbst
TV committee member (uncredited)
 1978 Taugenichts
Trunkener Dichter
 1977 Der Hauptdarsteller
Schikowski - der Vater
 1977 Tod oder Freiheit
Max
 1977 I Am Afraid
Judge Moser
 1977 Un anno di scuola (TV Movie)
Prof. Taucer
 1977 Gefundenes Fressen
Police Officer Erwin
 1977 Gli occhi del drago (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1977)
- Episode #1.2 (1977)
- Episode #1.1 (1977)
 1976 Bomber & Paganini
Bomber
 1976 MitGift
Edgar Burgmann
 1975 The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum
Kommissar Beizmenne
 1975 La faille
Manager
 1974 Processo per direttissima
Procuratore Benedikter
 1974 La polizia chiede aiuto
Insp. Valentini
 1973 Die Reise nach Wien
Fred Scheuermann - Ortsgruppenleiter
 1973 Sans sommation
L'ex-commandant Pierre Capra
 1972 Le avventure di Pinocchio (TV Mini-Series)
Direttore del circo
- Episode #1.6 (1972) ... Direttore del circo
 1972 King, Queen, Knave
Prof. Ritter
 1972 Execution Squad
District Attorney Ricciuti
 1972 When Women Lost Their Tails
Pap, Merchant
 1972 Caliber 9
Rocco
 1972 La violenza: Quinto potere
Amedeo Barrese
 1971 La corta notte delle bambole di vetro
Jacques Versain
 1971 Un'anguilla da 300 milioni
Nane Mora - the Guardiapesca
 1970 Jumbo - Ein Elefantenleben (TV Movie)
Ölkönig und Inhaber des Skyways Overseas Service
 1970 Deadlock
Charles Dump, die Ratte
 1970 Die Herren mit der weissen Weste
Bruno 'Dandy' Stiegler
 1970 L'uccello dalle piume di cristallo
Berto Consalvi
 1970 Safety Catch
Le sadique aux cheveux longs
 1969 Specialists
El Diablo
 1969 Up the Establishment!
Augustin 'Gustl' Wohlfahrt
 1968 Le dolci signore
Traffic cop
 1967 Zärtliche Haie
Spion SB 3
 1967 A Rose for Everyone
Paolo
 1966 The Treasure of San Gennaro
Sciascillo
 1966 Ganovenehre
Georg aka Orje
 1965 Io la conoscevo bene
Emilio Ricci, aka Bietolone
 1965 Die Herren
Verleger Blech - episode 'Die Intellektuellen'
 1965 That Man in Istanbul
Bill
 1965 The Camp Followers
Castagnoli
 1965 The Secret Agents
Callaghan
 1965 Major Dundee
Sergeant Gomez
 1964 Die Goldsucher von Arkansas
Matt Ellis
 1964 The Last Ride to Santa Cruz
Pedro Ortiz
 1964 Vorsicht Mister Dodd
Buddy Herman
 1963 The Visit
Cucaracha
 1963 Winnetou
Frederick Santer
 1963 Die zwölf Geschworenen (TV Movie)
Siebenter Geschworener
 1963 Moral 63
Axel Rottmann, Reporter
 1963 Die endlose Nacht
Juanitas Bekannter
 1963 Station Six-Sahara
Santos
 1962 The Last Charge
Nardone
 1962 Freddy und das Lied der Südsee
Cameo during brawl at harbour pub (uncredited)
 1962 Lulu
Rodrigo Quast
 1961 Rennen (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1961 A cavallo della tigre
Mario Tagliabue
 1961 Le goût de la violence
Chamaco
 1961 Qui êtes-vous, Monsieur Sorge?
Max Klausen
 1960 Mein Schulfreund
Niedermoser
 1960 Bumerang
Georg Kugler
 1959 The Day It Rained
Werner Maurer
 1959 Das Totenschiff
Lawski, Polnischer Kohlenschlepper
 1959 Nachtasyl (TV Movie)
Wasjka Pepel
 1958 Rosemary
Horst
 1958 Schwester Bonaventura (TV Movie)
Willy Pentridge
 1958 Der Arzt von Stalingrad
Pelz, Sanitäter
 1957 Mammis Wanderjahre (TV Movie)
Fred Hayter
 1957 The Devil Strikes at Night
Bruno Luedke
 1957 Monsignores große Stunde (TV Movie)
Gabriele Augustino Pagnani
 1957 Sand, Love and Salt
Coco
 1957 The Girl and the Legend
Bertie (uncredited)
 1956 Termin Julia wird gehalten (TV Movie)
 1956 Kirschen in Nachbars Garten
Landstreicher
 1955 08/15 - In der Heimat
Unteroffizier Stamm
 1955 08/15 - Zweiter Teil
Wagner (uncredited)
 1954 Meuterei auf der Caine (TV Movie)
 1954 08/15
Wagner
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