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Horst Buchholz (1933–2003)

On the cast list of The Magnificent Seven (1960), you will find several names that doubtless you know well: Charles Bronson, Steve McQueen, and Yul Brynner. But there is one name that you will have difficulty pronouncing, let alone identifying as an actor you have seen before. That man is Horst Buchholz, and he was one of the few German actors to ... See full bio »


(age 69) in Berlin, Germany

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Life Is Beautiful
Life Is Beautiful Doctor Lessing
One, Two, Three
One, Two, Three Otto Ludwig Piffl
Faraway, So Close!
Faraway, So Close! Tony Baker


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 2003 In der Mitte eines Lebens (TV Movie)
Albert Ambach
 2002 Atlantic Affairs (TV Movie)
Maitre de Plaisir
 2002 Abschnitt 40 (TV Series)
Herr Dubszinski
- Morgengrauen (2002) ... Herr Dubszinski
 2001 Traumfrau mit Verspätung (TV Movie)
 2001 Der Club der grünen Witwen (TV Movie)
Fritz Pohlmann
 2001 The Enemy
Dr. George Ashton
 2000 Klinikum Berlin Mitte - Leben in Bereitschaft (TV Series)
Hubertus Brandt
- Frauentag (2000) ... Hubertus Brandt
- Der Neue (2000) ... Hubertus Brandt
 2000 Geisterjäger John Sinclair (TV Series)
Horatio Snyder
- Der Gerechte (2000) ... Horatio Snyder
 2000 Heller als der Mond
Erster Gast
 1999 Minefield (Short)
 1998 Voyage of Terror (TV Movie)
 1998 Dunckel (TV Movie)
 1997 Der kleine Unterschied (TV Movie)
Wolfhart Perl
 1997 Geisterstunde - Fahrstuhl ins Jenseits (TV Movie)
The father of Bettina
 1997 Life Is Beautiful
Doctor Lessing (as Horst Bucholz)
 1997 The Firebird
King Jorgen
 1997 Maître Da Costa (TV Series)
Arnold Bormann
- Les témoins de l'oubli (1997) ... Arnold Bormann
 1995 Der Clan der Anna Voss (TV Mini-Series)
- Die Entdeckung (1995)
- Die Bedrohung (1995)
- Der Verdacht (1995)
- Der Rückschlag (1995)
- Das Vermächtnis (1995)
 1994 Tödliches Erbe (TV Movie)
Wolfgang Olmer
 1994 The Cave of the Golden Rose 4 (TV Movie)
 1993 Sylter Geschichten (TV Series)
Kai Berger
 1993 Faraway, So Close!
Tony Baker
 1993 Evelyn Hamanns Geschichten aus dem Leben (TV Series)
Friedrich Talberg (segment "Die Geschäftsreise")
- Das Postgeheimnis/Kurze Beine/Die Geschäftsreise (1993) ... Friedrich Talberg (segment "Die Geschäftsreise")
 1992 Touch and Die (TV Movie)
 1992 Aces: Iron Eagle III
 1990 Flight from Paradise
 1988 And the Violins Stopped Playing
Dymitr Mirga
 1987 Der Schatz im Niemandsland (TV Series)
Abdel Rahman
- Episode #1.6 (1987) ... Abdel Rahman
- Episode #1.5 (1987) ... Abdel Rahman
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... Abdel Rahman
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Abdel Rahman
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Abdel Rahman
 1986 Die Fräulein von damals (TV Movie)
 1986 Affari di famiglia (TV Movie)
William Scotti Sullivan
 1986 Crossings (TV Mini-Series)
Martin Goertz
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Martin Goertz
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Martin Goertz
 1985 Code Name: Emerald
Walter Hoffman
 1984 Funkeln im Auge (TV Movie)
 1983 The Old Fox (TV Series)
Wolf Daniel
- Liebe hat ihren Preis (1983) ... Wolf Daniel
 1976-1983 Derrick (TV Series)
Arthur Dissmann / Richard Schulte / Alexis / ...
- Die Tote in der Isar (1983) ... Arthur Dissmann
- Auf einem Gutshof (1980) ... Richard Schulte
- Solo für Margarete (1978) ... Alexis
- Das Superding (1976) ... Gerke
 1982 Aphrodite
Harry Laird
 1981 Berlin Tunnel 21 (TV Movie)
Emerich Weber
 1979 The French Atlantic Affair (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Chabot
 1979 Avalanche Express
Julian Scholten (as Horst Bucholz)
 1979 From Hell to Victory
Jürgen Dietrich (as Horst Bucholz)
 1978 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Paul Ferrino
- Angel Come Home (1978) ... Paul Ferrino
 1978 The Amazing Captain Nemo (TV Movie)
King Tibor
 1976-1978 How the West Was Won (TV Mini-Series)
- Interlude (1978) ... Sergei
- Mormon Story (1978) ... Sergei
- Buffalo Story (1978) ... Sergei
- Pilot (1976) ... Sergei (as Horst Bucholz)
 1978 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Charles Fleming
- Return to Fantasy Island (1978) ... Charles Fleming
 1977 Logan's Run (TV Series)
James Borden
- Capture (1977) ... James Borden (as Horst Bucholz)
 1977 Women in Hospital
Dr. Schumann
 1977 Dead of Night (TV Movie)
Michael (segment "No Such Thing as a Vampire")
 1976 Raid on Entebbe (TV Movie)
Wilfred Boese (as Horst Bucholz)
 1976 The Savage Bees (TV Movie)
Dr. Jorge Meuller
 1976 Die Klempner kommen (TV Movie)
 1976 Klimbim (TV Series)
- Episode #3.6 (1976) ... Dirigent
 1974 The Catamount Killing
Mark Kalvin
 1973 ...But Johnny!
 1971 The Savior
 1969 How, When and with Whom
 1968 Astragal
 1968 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series)
- Fear Is the Chain (1968) ... Ivo
 1967 Johnny Banco
Johnny Banco
 1963 The Empty Canvas
 1961 Fanny
 1959 Ship of the Dead
Philip Gale, Amerikanischer Seeman
 1959 Tiger Bay
 1958 Auferstehung
 1958 Wet Asphalt
Greg Bachmann
 1958 Two Worlds
Mecky Berger
 1958 Ein Stück vom Himmel
Cabrio-Fahrer (uncredited)
 1956 Teenage Wolfpack
Freddy Borchert
 1956 Regine
Karl Winter
 1955 Sky Without Stars
Mischa Bjelkin
 1955 Marianne of My Youth
Vincent Loringer (german version only)
 1952 Adventure in Berlin
Junger Mann am Funkturm (uncredited)
 1951 Warum? (Short)
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Christopher Buchholz directed the movie Horst Buchholz... mein Papa (2005) , which deals with his father's life and their relationship. See more »


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