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Karl-Otto Alberty

Like his Italian-French counterpart Lino Ventura, who had been a wrestler before becoming an actor, Berlin-born Karl-Otto Alberty was an amateur boxer before he turned to acting, making his debut in a Konstanz theater in 1959. For three decades he was to be a regular of German cinema and television as well as of international English-speaking ... See full bio »

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The Great Escape
The Great Escape S.S. Officer Steinach
Kelly's Heroes
Kelly's Heroes German Tank Commander
Battle of the Bulge
Battle of the Bulge Von Diepel
The Damned
The Damned 1st Officer Wehrmacht


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 1983 Die Insel der blutigen Plantage
Otto Globocnik
 1980 Piedone d'Egitto
The Swede (as Karl Otto Alberty)
 1977 Wer sah ihn sterben? (TV Movie)
 1976 Taxi 4012 (TV Movie)
 1969-1976 Der Kommissar (TV Series)
Herzig / Eisenbahner
- Tod im Transit (1976) ... Herzig
- Die Waggonspringer (1969) ... Eisenbahner
 1974 La cloche tibétaine (TV Mini-Series)
Prinz Garinsky
- L'escadron d'or (1974) ... Prinz Garinsky
- Les Nomades (1974) ... Prinz Garinsky
 1974 Der kleine Doktor (TV Series)
1. Zuhälter
- Zu viele Ärzte (1974) ... 1. Zuhälter
 1973 Hamburg Transit (TV Series)
- Giftmüll (1973) ... Prangel
 1972 Ein Käfer gibt Vollgas
Marchese de la Sotta (as Carl Otto Alberti)
 1972 The Salzburg Connection
First Stocky Man (as Karl Otto Alberty)
 1972 Bluebeard
Von Sepper's Friend (as Karl Otto Alberty)
 1972 Assignment: Munich (TV Movie)
 1972 Slaughterhouse-Five
German Guard - Group Two
 1971 Raid on Rommel
Schroeder (as Karl Otto Alberty)
 1970 The Lickerish Quartet
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1970 The Great White Hope
Hans (as Karl Otto Alberty)
 1970 Kelly's Heroes
German Tank Commander (as Karl Otto Alberty)
 1969 The Damned
1st Officer Wehrmacht (as Karl Otto Alberty)
 1969 Amore mio aiutami
Bauer, the choreographer
 1969 Battle of Britain
General Jeschonnek - Luftwaffe Chief of Staff (as Karl Otto Alberty)
 1969 Shock Treatment
Hotte Priemel
 1969 Midas Run
Mark Dietrich
 1968 La verità difficile (as Karl Heinz Otto)
 1968 The Devil's Brigade
German Soldier (uncredited)
 1968 Odissea (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.8 (1968) ... Eurimaco (as Otto Albertj)
- Episode #1.7 (1968) ... Eurimaco (as Otto Albertj)
- Episode #1.3 (1968) ... Eurimaco (as Otto Albertj)
- Episode #1.1 (1968) ... Eurimaco (as Otto Albertj)
 1968 Assignment K
Fake Policeman (uncredited)
 1967 Day of Anger
Blonde Deputy with Harmonica (as Hans Otto Alberty)
 1967 Graf Yoster gibt sich die Ehre (TV Series)
- Gangstermemoiren (1967) ... Baboo (uncredited)
 1966 Paris brûle-t-il?
SS - tapisserie de Bayeux (as Karl Otto Alberty)
 1965 Battle of the Bulge
Von Diepel (as Karl Otto Alberty)
 1965 Das Haus in der Karpfengasse
Leopold Glaser
 1965 Ranch of the Ruthless
Hondo (as Charles Alberty)
 1963-1965 Die Karte mit dem Luchskopf (TV Series)
Hauptwachtmeister Kargel / Hauptwachmeister Kargel
- Harte Sitten (1965) ... Hauptwachmeister Kargel
- Die Frau auf der Treppe (1964) ... Hauptwachtmeister Kargel
- Der Teufelshandschlag (1964) ... Hauptwachtmeister Kargel
- Zur munteren Witwe (1964) ... Hauptwachtmeister Kargel
- Privatleben fällt aus (1963) ... Hauptwachtmeister Kargel
 1964 Kommissar Freytag (TV Series)
Alois Neumeier
- Die Augenzeugin (1964) ... Alois Neumeier (as Karl Otto Alberty)
 1964 Ein Leben lang (TV Movie)
 1963 Barras heute
Oberfeldwebel Knorr
 1961 Und sowas nennt sich Leben
Bob (as Karl Otto Alberty)
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Alternate Names:

Charles Albert | Carl Otto Alberti | Otto Albertj | Charles Alberty | Hans Otto Alberty | Karl Otto Alberty | Karl Heinz Otto

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He worked with Richard Burton in both Raid on Rommel (1971) (for which he taught Burton how to speak some lines in German) and Bluebeard (1972).

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