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Karl John (1905–1977)

Karl John was born on March 24, 1905 in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for The Longest Day (1962), Sorcerer (1977) and Der Verlorene (1951). He died on December 22, 1977 in Gütersloh, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany. See full bio »
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 1977 Sorcerer
'Marquez'
 1977 Tatort (TV Series)
Bornimann
- Finderlohn (1977) ... Bornimann
 1976 Derrick (TV Series)
Euler
- Auf eigene Faust (1976) ... Euler
 1976 Ein Fall für Stein (TV Series)
Dr. Gerhardt
- Recherchen über einen Doppelmord (1976) ... Dr. Gerhardt
 1974 Hard to Remember
Ricks Vater
 1974 Reflections from a Brass Bed
Dr. Gerd Hesse
 1973 Drüben bei Lehmanns (TV Series)
Herr Arend
- Besuch aus dem Süden (1973) ... Herr Arend
 1972 Das Klavier (TV Movie)
Kosel
 1970-1972 Der Kommissar (TV Series)
Herr Kerk / Dr. Crantz
- Mykonos (1972) ... Herr Kerk
- Dr. Meinhardts trauriges Ende (1970) ... Dr. Crantz
 1972 Pater Brown (TV Series)
John
- Wer bedroht Sir Claude? (1972) ... John
 1972 Die Abenteuer des braven Soldaten Schwejk (TV Series)
Oberst Klagen
- Folge 12 ... Oberst Klagen
 1972 Land (TV Movie)
Albrecht Rotter
 1970 Peenemünde (TV Movie)
General von Axthelm (1970)
 1970 Miss Molly Mill (TV Series)
Mr. Potter
- Die Spinne (1970) ... Mr. Potter
 1969 So war Mama (TV Movie)
Onkel Chris
 1968 Babeck (TV Mini-Series)
Hohmann
 1967 Die Flucht nach Holland (TV Movie)
Bill Drews
 1967 Wenn der junge Wein blüht (TV Movie)
Propst Hall
 1966 Hinter diesen Mauern (TV Movie)
Rees Mathry
 1965 Oberst Wennerström (TV Movie)
Verteidiger
 1965 Die fünfte Kolonne (TV Series)
Dipl. Ing. Reimers
- Blumen für Zimmer 19 (1965) ... Dipl. Ing. Reimers (as Carl John)
 1965 Again the Ringer
Dr. Mills (as Carl John)
 1965 Sie schreiben mit (TV Series)
- Runde 60 Mark (1965)
 1964 Das Kriminalmuseum (TV Series)
Herr Mansfeld
- Der Schlüssel (1964) ... Herr Mansfeld
 1964 The Mysterious Magician
Shelby
 1964 Herrn Walsers Raben (TV Movie)
Herr Mönkeberg
 1963 Was soll werden, Harry? (TV Movie)
 1962 Jedermannstraße 11 (TV Series)
 1962 The Longest Day
Gen. Wolfgang Hager
 1961 Diesmal muß es Kaviar sein
Debras (as Carl John)
 1961 Hermann und Dorothea (TV Movie)
Apotheker
 1960 Fabrik der Offiziere
Major Frey
 1960 Sacred Waters
Seppi Blatter, Romans Vater
 1960 Madame Sans-Gêne (TV Movie)
Lefèbvre
 1960 Es geschah an der Grenze (TV Series)
Karl Haberschlag
- Zehn Zoll zuviel (1960) ... Karl Haberschlag
 1960 Arabella (TV Movie)
Graf Waldner
 1960 Schatten der Helden (TV Movie)
László Rajk
 1959 Two Times Adam, One Time Eve
Wickström
 1959 Die gute Sieben (TV Movie)
Jonny Roland (as Carl John)
 1959 Isobel (TV Movie)
Rush
 1958 Wie es euch gefällt (TV Movie)
Jacques
 1956 Möwen über Sorrent (TV Movie)
Cleland
 1956 Schiff ohne Hafen (TV Movie)
Schiffarzt Richters
 1955 Furlough on Word of Honor
Köhler
 1955 Hotel Adlon
Herr von Malbrand
 1955 Das heilige Experiment (TV Movie)
Ladislaus Oros
 1955 The Devil's General
Ingenieur Karl Oderbruch
 1954 Jedem die Seine (TV Movie)
 1954 Jeden die Seine (TV Movie)
Lorenz, der Schauspieler
 1954 Die Auster und die Perle (TV Movie)
 1954 Eskapade (TV Movie)
John Hampden
 1953 No Way Back
Friedrich Schultz
 1953 The Man Between
Inspector Kleiber
 1952 Inspektor Tondi (TV Short)
Crawford Falbak
 1951 Der Verlorene
Hösch, alias Nowak
 1949 Die letzte Nacht
Harald Buchner, Oberleutnant
 1948 Unser Mittwochabend
Erik
 1947 Seven Journeys
Peter Keyser / 1. Geschichte
 1943 Melody of a Great City
Klaus Nolte
 1942 Andreas Schlüter
Martin Böhme
 1942 Two in a Big City
Bernd Birckhoff
 1941 Stukas
Oberleutnant Lothar Loos
 1941 U-Boat, Course West!
Matrosenobergefreiter Drewitz
 1941 The Way to Freedom
Fritz
 1941 Über alles in der Welt
Olt. Hassencamp
 1941 Mein Leben für Irland
Raymond Davitt
 1940 Fahrt ins Leben
Seekadett Gerhard Bartels
 1940 Kora Terry
Chef der Kraftmännertruppe
 1940 Die unvollkommene Liebe
Kristas Brudr Gustl
 1940 Bal paré
Erstchargierter Franz Stanglmayer
 1939 Legion Condor
 1937 Der Lachdoktor
Peter Karst, Lehrer
 1937 The Private's Job
Leutnant Hassenkamp
 1937 White Slaves
Graf Kostja Wolfgoff
 1936 When the Cock Crows
Piepers Gustav
 1932 Dope
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Johan Gangsater | John Gangsater | Carl John
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German actor, trained in Berlin and on stage from 1931. Had his peak during the immediate post-war era, often playing Wehrmacht officers. From the 1960's, frequently active as radio and TV actor.

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