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Richard Marner (1921–2004)


A Russian-born stage and screen actor who usually plays a military man in lots of spy thrillers and war films, Alexander Molchanoff was born in Petrograd in 1921. He was the eldest son of Colonel Paul Molchanoff, of the Semionovsky regiment. In 1924 his family left Russia via Finland and Germany finally ending up in London,where Alexander's ... See full bio »

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(age 82) in Perth, Scotland, UK

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 1994 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Bishop Theotokis
- The Last of the Uzkoks (1994) ... Bishop Theotokis
 1986 Executive Stress (TV Series)
Herman Ginsberg
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Herman Ginsberg
 1984 The House (TV Movie)
Count Von Eisen
 1984 Shroud for a Nightingale (TV Mini-Series)
Martin Dettinger
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Martin Dettinger
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Martin Dettinger
 1983 Nutcracker
Popov
 1983 Triangle (TV Series)
Stefan Krystalski
- Episode #3.12 (1983) ... Stefan Krystalski
- Episode #3.11 (1983) ... Stefan Krystalski
- Episode #3.10 (1983) ... Stefan Krystalski
- Episode #3.9 (1983) ... Stefan Krystalski
 1983 The Kenny Everett Television Show (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #2.7 (1983) ... Various
 1982 The Last Horror Film
Screening Room Jury
 1981 Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years (TV Mini-Series)
Von Kleist
- The Long Tide of Surrender (1981) ... Von Kleist
 1979 Birth of the Beatles
Club Boss
 1979 Avalanche Express
Field Marshal Prachko
 1979 The Mourning Brooch (TV Series)
Zallachi
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Zallachi
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Zallachi
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Zallachi
 1971-1979 Play for Today (TV Series)
Soviet embassy official / Michaelov
- Light (1979) ... Soviet embassy official
- Traitor (1971) ... Michaelov
 1978 The Boys from Brazil
Doring
 1978 Secret Army (TV Series)
Marais
- Russian Roulette (1978) ... Marais
 1977 Alternative 3 (TV Movie)
Dr. Carl Gerstein
 1976 Not Now, Comrade
Russian
 1975 Days of Hope (TV Mini-Series)
Suslov
- 1924 (1975) ... Suslov
 1975 Spy Trap (TV Series)
Werner Lempke
- To Kill a Unicorn (1975) ... Werner Lempke
 1974 The Girl from Petrovka
Kremlin Press Official
 1974 The Internecine Project
German delegate
 1974 QB VII (TV Mini-Series)
Wladislaw Kranz
- Part Three (1974) ... Wladislaw Kranz
 1974 Z Cars (TV Series)
Roubicec
- Two Hundred Tartan Teddy Bears (1974) ... Roubicec
 1973 The Protectors (TV Series)
Russian
- Dragon Chase (1973) ... Russian
 1973 Warship (TV Series)
Trepanov
- Nobody Said Frigate (1973) ... Trepanov
 1973 Special Branch (TV Series)
Wednicki
- Polonaise (1973) ... Wednicki
 1973 Tiffany Jones
Vorjak
 1972 The Adventurer (TV Series)
Werner von Beck
- The Bradley Way (1972) ... Werner von Beck
 1971 Jason King (TV Series)
Markovitch / Signor Czibor
- To Russia with... Panache (1971) ... Markovitch
- A Deadly Line in Digits (1971) ... Signor Czibor
 1971 From a Bird's Eye View (TV Series)
Head of Delegation
- Russian Roulette, Millie Style (1971) ... Head of Delegation
 1965-1969 Mogul (TV Series)
Andrei Alexandrev / Carl
- Lord, What a Tangled Web (1969) ... Andrei Alexandrev
- Wild Cat (1965) ... Carl
 1968 Isadora (uncredited)
 1967 The Dirty Dozen
German Sentry at Chateau (uncredited)
 1967 You Only Live Twice
Russian Spacecraft Communicator (uncredited)
 1966 The Saint (TV Series)
Russian Ship Captain
- The Helpful Pirate (1966) ... Russian Ship Captain (uncredited)
 1966 King of the River (TV Series)
The Russian Captain
- Foreign Invasion (1966) ... The Russian Captain
 1966 The Avengers (TV Series)
Man on T.V. screen
- The Thirteenth Hole (1966) ... Man on T.V. screen
 1966 The Spies (TV Series)
Rasslov
- Go Ahead, I Only Live Here (1966) ... Rasslov
 1965 The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
Vopo Captain
 1965 Where the Spies Are
Josef
 1964 Ring of Treason
Colonel Monat
 1964 Espionage (TV Series)
Policeman / Russian Ambassador
- Some Other Kind of World (1964) ... Policeman
- Final Decision (1964) ... Russian Ambassador
 1964 Children of the Damned
Russian Embassy official (uncredited)
 1963 Crane (TV Series)
Alexis
- My Brother's Keeper (1963) ... Alexis
 1963 The Mouse on the Moon
Russian Air Force General
 1963 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Heinrich Niemeier
- Danger Zone (1963) ... Heinrich Niemeier
 1962 The Password Is Courage
Schmidt
 1962 Bootsie and Snudge (TV Series)
Vladimir Pushkin
- The Wall (1962) ... Vladimir Pushkin
 1962 Suspense (TV Series)
Dr. Bemmelman
- Virus X (1962) ... Dr. Bemmelman
 1961 The Pursuers
Aranson
 1961 Invasion Quartet
German Soldier (uncredited)
 1961 A Coming-Out Party
German Guard (uncredited)
 1960 A Circle of Deception
German colonel
 1960 Danger Man (TV Series)
Anaesthetist
- The Girl in Pink Pajamas (1960) ... Anaesthetist
 1960 Beyond the Curtain
Russian Officer (uncredited)
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Governor of the Ukraine
- Twentieth Century Theatre: The White Guard (1960) ... Governor of the Ukraine
 1959 A Touch of Larceny
Russian Officer Cornered by Max Easton (uncredited)
 1959 Television Playwright (TV Series)
Chevak
- The Dark Side of the Earth (1959) ... Chevak
 1958 The Inn of the Sixth Happiness
Russian Soldier (uncredited)
 1958 The Square Peg
German officer (uncredited)
 1958 Ice Cold in Alex
German Guard
 1958 Tank Force
German colonel
 1958 The Safecracker
German N.C.O
 1957 The One That Got Away
German Prisoner
 1957 Miracle in Soho
Karl
 1957 Night Ambush
German Officer with Gen. Brauer (uncredited)
 1956 Reach for the Sky
German Officer in Staff Car (uncredited)
 1956 The Man Who Knew Too Much
Aide to Prime Minister (uncredited)
 1956 Theatre Royal (TV Series)
Sergeant
- The Assassin (1956) ... Sergeant
 1955 The Master Plan
Man (uncredited)
 1955 File on Voronov (TV Movie)
Borganev
 1955 Oh... Rosalinda!!
Col. Lebotov
 1954 Race for Life
Hans Brecht, racer
 1953 Norman Conquest
Barkov
 1953 Never Let Me Go
Toasting Russian Officer (uncredited)
 1952 Mr. Potts Goes to Moscow
Russian Sentry
 1951 Island Rescue
German corporal #2
 1950 Lilli Marlene
SS Colonel
 1950 Highly Dangerous
Soldier on Train (uncredited)
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Commenting on his death, his agent Lynda Ronan said: "He was one of the most charming, witty, humorous people you could hope to meet. He spoke four languages and could make a brilliant joke in all of them." See more »

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