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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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 2015/I Open My Eyes (completed)
Gunter Meinertzhagen
 2012 The Tragedy of Macbeth (Video)
 2012 Highway to Hell (Video)
Dick Wheeler
 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 High Society Murder (TV Series)
Comisario Ricardo Costa-Cruz
- High Society Murder I (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
 2004 Method
 2003 Don't Look Back!
Tom Johnson
 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
 1999 Alec to the Rescue
Professor Richards
 1999 Darkness Falls
Money Dealer Simpson
 1999 Grizzly Falls
 1998/I Candy
The Man
 1998 The Brylcreem Boys
Hans Jorg Wolff
 1998 Real Women (TV Series)
 1997 Breeders
 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
 1995 Savage Hearts
Ill-tempered Man
 1995 Vendetta
Da Piemonte
 1994 Nexus 2.431
 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'
 1991 The Last Match
Cliff Gaylor
 1991 Firestar: First Contact
Captain Bremner
 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 The Choice
 1986 Operation Nam
Richard Wagner
 1986 A Dangerous Kind of Love (TV Movie)
 1985 Mata Hari
 1984 Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense (TV Series)
Derek Tucker
- Last Video and Testament (1984) ... Derek Tucker
 1979 Arabian Adventure
Prince Hasan
 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
 1974 The God King
General Migara
 1971 Romance of a Horsethief
Zanvill Kradnik (Introducing)
 1969 Arthur! Arthur!
Peter 'Bobo' Jackson
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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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It was my ambition to be a fighter pilot. At school I played Edmund the Bastard in 'King Lear' as my end-of-term play, and when a career in aviation didn't materialize, I chose acting as my work. You have to have a dedication to the profession, or you are doomed to fail. See more »


Has two sons Luke and Felix from second marriage to Arabella who is a Polish model, 27 years his junior. See more »

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