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Oliver Tobias

A remote and rather prevailing sullenness has only enhanced the mystique and charisma found in dashingly handsome Oliver Tobias, who has enjoyed over a three decade-long career on stage, screen and TV. Born Oliver Tobias Freitag in Zurich, Switzerland on August 6, 1947, he was the son of Swiss actor Robert Freitag and German actress Maria Becker, ... See full bio »
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Arthur of the Britons
Jesus of Nazareth
Arabian Adventure
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 2008 Hunkeler macht Sachen (TV Movie)
Thomas Garzoni
 1995-2007 Rosamunde Pilcher (TV Series)
Roger Prentiss / Hugh
- Flügel der Hoffnung (2007) ... Roger Prentiss
- Wechselspiel der Liebe (1995) ... Hugh
 2007 Mord in bester Gesellschaft (TV Series)
Comisario Ricardo Costa-Cruz
- Mord in bester Gesellschaft (2007) ... Comisario Ricardo Costa-Cruz
 2006 Schöni Uussichte (TV Series)
Jochen Peters
- El Canto de Kiki (2006) ... Jochen Peters
 2005 Unter weißen Segeln (TV Series)
Yussuf Arazi
- Abschiedsvorstellung (2005) ... Yussuf Arazi
 2002 Holby City (TV Series)
Jim Frost
- Every Cloud... (2002) ... Jim Frost
 2001 Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible (TV Series)
Milton Rosenberg
- And Now the Fearing... (2001) ... Milton Rosenberg
 2001 Comedy Lab (TV Series)
Uncle Tony
- Orcadia (2001) ... Uncle Tony
 2001 Der Bestseller - Millionencoup auf Gran Canaria (TV Movie)
Miguel Gonzales
 2000 Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married (TV Series)
- Over the Dry Cleaners (2000) ... Leo
 1998 Real Women (TV Series)
 1997 Park Hotel Stern (TV Series)
Leopold Wittenberg
- Der Friedenspreis (1997) ... Leopold Wittenberg
 1997 Sharpe's Waterloo (TV Movie)
 1997 Verschollen in Thailand (TV Series)
Chris Williamson
 1995 Inseln unter dem Wind (TV Series)
Robert Waldenburg
 1994 Broken Lullaby (TV Movie)
Count Borodin
 1994 Eurocops (TV Series)
- Drei Mädchen (1994) ... Traber
 1993 Alessio (TV Series)
 1993 Das Traumschiff (TV Series)
Stefan Reinking
- Hongkong (1993) ... Stefan Reinking
 1993 Donauprinzessin (TV Series)
Rick Reimers / Rick Reiners
- Zeit der Rosen (1993) ... Rick Reiners
- Klare Verhältnisse (1993) ... Rick Reimers
- Die neue Treue (1993) ... Rick Reimers
- Die Farbe der Göttin (1993) ... Rick Reiners
- Die Entscheidung (1993) ... Rick Reimers
 1992 Glückliche Reise (TV Series)
Leibwächter Mathias
- Sri Lanka (1992) ... Leibwächter Mathias
 1992 Un démon sur l'épaule (TV Movie)
Philippe - dit 'Flash'
 1990 The Paper Man (TV Mini-Series)
Ian Harris
 1990 Cluedo (TV Series)
Comte Henri de Beauchamp
- Countdown (1990) ... Comte Henri de Beauchamp
 1990 Perfect Scoundrels (TV Series)
Bite Lipton
- Blue Kisses (1990) ... Bite Lipton
 1990 Liebesgeschichten (TV Series)
 1988 Die Entfühung Aus Dem Serail (TV Movie)
Pasha Selim
 1986 A Dangerous Kind of Love (TV Movie)
Melchior Anderegg
 1984 Fox Mystery Theater (TV Series)
Derek Tucker
- Last Video and Testament (1984) ... Derek Tucker
 1977 Jesus of Nazareth (TV Mini-Series)
 1977 Ein Glas Wasser (TV Movie)
 1975 Thriller (TV Series)
Alan Smerdon
- Terror from Within (1975) ... Alan Smerdon
 1972-1973 Arthur of the Britons (TV Series)
- The Girl from Rome (1973) ... Arthur
- The Treaty (1973) ... Arthur
- The Games (1973) ... Arthur
- Daughter of the King (1973) ... Arthur
- Six Measures of Silver (1973) ... Arthur
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He acted in Galt MacDermot, Gerome Ragni, and James Rado's musical, "Hair," at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London, England with Paul Nicholas, Annabel Leventon, Michael Feast, Lucy Fenwick, Marsha Hunt, Diane Langton, and Elaine Paige in the cast.

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6' (1.83 m)

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I don't like living in cities. I'm not into parties or the social scene; I don't fit. I was born under Leo, and I have a touch of the sun-worshiper in me. I need to see the sun each morning and I go with it whenever I can. If I can't see an expanse of sky over my head, I feel I'm missing out. See more »


Son of actor Robert Freitag and actress Maria Becker. See more »

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