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Günther Kaufmann (1947–2012)


Günther Kaufmann was born on June 16, 1947 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. He was an actor, known for Wickie und die starken Männer (2009), Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) and Ludwig - Requiem for a Virgin King (1972). He was married to Patrizia, Alexandra von Herrendorf and Gabriele. He died on May 10, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. See full bio »

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(age 64) in Berlin, Germany

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Wickie und die starken Männer
Wickie und die starken Männer Der schreckliche Sven
(2009)
Wickie auf großer Fahrt
Wickie auf großer Fahrt Der schreckliche Sven
(2011)

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 2012 Kleine Morde
Josef Gossmann
 2011 Wickie auf großer Fahrt
Der schreckliche Sven
 2011 Scharfe Hunde (TV Series)
Opa Charlie
 2010 HipHop Express
DW Court
 2010 Jerry Cotton
Agent Joe Brandenburg
 2009 Wickie und die starken Männer
Der schreckliche Sven
 2009 Killing Is My Business, Honey
Salvatore Marino
 2009 Für meine Kinder tu' ich alles (TV Movie)
Mammut
 2009 SOKO Leipzig (TV Series)
Antonio
- Verloren in Afrika (2009) ... Antonio
 2007 Leroy
Leroys Vater
 2007 Weisse Lilien
Mark
 2005 Der Elefant: Mord verjährt nie (TV Series)
Morgan Jenkins
- Der Duft der Angst (2005) ... Morgan Jenkins
 2001 Mayday! Überfall auf hoher See (TV Movie)
1. Offizier
 1981-2001 Der Alte (TV Series)
Roland Brückner
- Schwarzer Montag (1981) ... Roland Brückner
 2000 Jahrestage (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.4 (2000)
- Episode #1.3 (2000)
- Episode #1.2 (2000)
- Episode #1.1 (2000)
 2000 Café Meineid (TV Series)
Fredi McGregor
- Die Anderen (2000) ... Fredi McGregor
 1999 Die Straßen von Berlin (TV Series)
Dr. Kimba
- Blutwurst und Weißwein (1999) ... Dr. Kimba
 1999 Schwarz greift ein (TV Series)
Killer
- Römisches Intermezzo (1999) ... Killer (as Guenther Kaufmann)
 1998 Wie stark muß eine Liebe sein (TV Movie)
Samuel
 1977-1998 Derrick (TV Series)
Festredner / Bubal / Kellner in der Diskothek
- Das Abschiedsgeschenk (1998) ... Festredner
- Mama Kaputtke (1998)
- Die Tochter des Mörders (1998) ... Bubal
- Eine Nacht im Oktober (1977) ... Kellner in der Diskothek (uncredited)
 1998 Tierarzt Dr. Engel (TV Series)
- Das Gerücht (1998)
- Premiere (1998)
- Gottes Kreatur (1998)
 1998 Der König (TV Series)
Herr Kellway
- Dr. med. Mord (1998) ... Herr Kellway
 1997 Küstenwache (TV Series)
- Küstenwache (1997)
 1997 Der Kapitän (TV Series)
Fred
- Im Vorhof der Hölle (1997) ... Fred
 1996 Römisches Intermezzo (TV Movie)
Bodyguard
 1994-1995 Unsere Schule ist die Beste (TV Series)
Pater Clemens
- Zu neuen Ufern (1995) ... Pater Clemens
- Verwirrung der Gefühle (1995) ... Pater Clemens
- Ufo-Fieber (1995) ... Pater Clemens
- Privatstunden (1995) ... Pater Clemens
- Ein schwerer Weg (1995) ... Pater Clemens
 1993 Harry & Sunny (TV Series)
Portier Felix
 1993 Glückliche Reise (TV Series)
Lorensons Aufseher
- Namibia (1993) ... Lorensons Aufseher
 1991 Ein Schloß am Wörthersee (TV Series)
Mafioso
- Die weißen Pferde von Lipizza (1991) ... Mafioso
- Saisonbeginn mit Hindernissen (1991) ... Mafioso
 1986 Whopper Punch 777
Billy Baxter
 1985 Otto - Der Film
US-Soldat
 1985 Der eiserne Weg (TV Series)
Bimbo
- Mit Johannes zur Eisenbahn (1985) ... Bimbo
 1982 Querelle
Nono
 1982 Kamikaze 89
Anton
 1982 Veronika Voss
G.I. / Dealer (as Günter Kaufmann)
 1981 Lola
GI
 1979 The Third Generation
Franz Walsch
 1979 The Marriage of Maria Braun
American on train
 1978 In a Year with 13 Moons
J. Smolik, Chauffeur
 1977 Mulligans Rückkehr (TV Movie)
 1977 Es muß nicht immer Kaviar sein (TV Series)
Ali
- Nummer Sieben (1977) ... Ali
- Die ganz feine Tour (1977) ... Ali
- Chantal (1977) ... Ali
- Ich heiße Mabel (1977) ... Ali
 1976 Jörg Preda berichtet (TV Series)
Handlanger
- Spielschuld (1976) ... Handlanger
- Der Glücksbringer (1976) ... Handlanger
 1975 Depressionen (TV Movie)
 1974 Das blaue Palais (TV Mini-Series)
- Das Medium (1974)
 1974 Der kleine Doktor (TV Series)
Georges Marchand
- Die Notbremse (1974) ... Georges Marchand
 1974 Der Tod der Schneevögel (TV Movie)
Sid Petterson
 1973-1974 Okay S.I.R. (TV Series)
Finanzminister Lombias / Erster Gangster
- Sand im Getriebe (1974) ... Finanzminister Lombias
- Der letzte Schrei (1973) ... Erster Gangster
 1973 Der Sieger von Tambo (TV Movie)
Zweiter Freund
 1972 Adele Spitzeder (TV Movie)
 1972 Ludwig - Requiem for a Virgin King
Graf Holnstein
 1971 Der Kommissar (TV Series)
Passant
- Ein rätselhafter Mord (1971) ... Passant
 1971 Whity
Whity (as Günter Kaufmann)
 1971 Pioniere in Ingolstadt (TV Movie)
Max
 1971 Rio das Mortes (TV Movie)
Günther
 1970 Die Niklashauser Fart (TV Movie)
Leader of the farmers
 1970 Warum läuft Herr R. Amok (uncredited)
 1970 Das Kaffeehaus (TV Movie)
Leander
 1970 Gods of the Plague
Günther
 1970 Baal (TV Movie)
Kutscher Orgauer
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Alternate Names:

Guenther Kaufmann | Gunther Kaufmann | Günter Kaufmann

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In November 2002, he confessed to the murder of his accountant and was sentenced to 15 years in prison. He confessed to the deed even though he was not guilty because he wanted to protect his cancer-stricken wife, who had instigated three accomplices to this act. He wanted to spare her a cancer death in prison. Once the actual perpetrators were convicted, he was released and again recanted his ... See more »

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