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Reiner Schöne Poster

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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 19 January 1942Fritzlar, Germany
Height 6' 4½" (1.94 m)

Mini Bio (1)

A tall, German actor with a constant villainous and cunning gaze in his eyes is Reiner Schone. Born in Germany on January 19, 1942, Reiner studied acting at the German National Theatre Weimar. He started his acting career in the '60s and since then has enjoyed his share of longevity in television and film. He work goes between European and western films and television series. Among his performance, Reiner is best known in films such as The Eiger Sanction (1975) starring Clint Eastwood. In television, he is best associated with episodes from Star Trek: The Next Generation, MacGyver and Babylon 5. In 1997, he appeared as the villain Shinnok in Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, the sequel to the movie based off the popular martial arts video game. Afterwards, Reiner continued darting back and forth between western and German productions. He is married and at one time moved to Los Angeles, California before moving in 2002 to Berlin, Germany where he lives now.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Midwesterner87

Spouse (1)

Francesca Capasso (May 1996 - ?) (divorced)

Trivia (5)

Grown up in East Germany, he escaped to West Germany after one of his concerts in May 1968.
Lived with his wife, blues singer Francesca Capasso, two dogs and four cats rescued from various shelters, on a small ranch near Los Angeles. In 2002, he moved to Berlin, Germany.
Was the leading actor in the German premiere of the musical, "Hair" (Berger) and "Jesus Christ Superstar" (Jesus).
Was the German dubbing voice for "Darth Vader" in Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005).
Shares his birth date, age, and a very similar spelling of his name, with American actor Raynor Scheine.

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