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Heinz Drache (I) (1923–2002)

This actor's chief claim to fame lies in being the most in-vogue screen cop of post-war German cinema. He first established his reputation in the role of the charismatic Inspector Yates in Francis Durbridge's miniseries Das Halstuch (1962), which hit an impressive eighty percent in TV ratings. He continued in the same vein (same part, same crew ... See full bio »


(age 79) in Berlin, Germany

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Known For

Coffin from Hong Kong Nelson Ryan
The Indian Scarf Frank Tanner
Das Halstuch Kriminalinspektor Yates
Spy for Germany Jim Newman


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 2002 Die Kristallprinzessin (TV Movie)
 2001 Beyond the Rainbow (TV Movie)
Graf Alexander von Wildberg-Reutlingen
 2000 SOKO 5113 (TV Series)
Richard Unger
- Der Mann des Jahres (2000) ... Richard Unger
 1999 Riding the Storm (TV Series)
Prof. Johannes Domberg
- Teil 4 (1999) ... Prof. Johannes Domberg
 1985-1989 Tatort (TV Series)
Kriminalhauptkommissar Hans Georg Bülow / Hauptkommissar Hans Georg Bülow / Hauptkommissar Bülow / ...
- Alles Theater (1989) ... Kriminalhauptkommissar Hans Georg Bülow
- Keine Tricks, Herr Bülow (1989) ... Hauptkommissar Bülow
- Schuldlos schuldig (1988) ... Kriminalhauptkommisar Hans Georg Bülow
- Tödliche Blende (1986) ... Hauptkommissar Hans Georg Bülow
- Die kleine Kanaille (1986) ... Hauptkommissar Hans Georg Bülow
 1987 Höchste Eisenbahn (TV Movie)
Inspecteur Valblanc
 1981 Schöne Geschichten (TV Movie)
Dr. Hans R. Bauer
 1979 Derrick (TV Series)
Martin Dorp
- Das dritte Opfer (1979) ... Martin Dorp
 1977 The Old Fox (TV Series)
Walter Preus
- Verena und Annabella (1977) ... Walter Preus
 1975 Flirt von gestern (TV Movie)
Charles Duncan
 1968 Sandy the Seal
Jan Van Heerden
 1968 The Snob (TV Movie)
Christian Maske
 1968 The Monster of Blackwood Castle
Humphrey Connery
 1967 Entscheidung (TV Movie)
 1966 Witness Out of Hell
 1966 The Brides of Fu Manchu
Franz Baumer
 1966 Intercontinental Express (TV Series)
Kommissar Krapp
- Der Kronzeuge (1966) ... Kommissar Krapp
 1966 Psycho-Circus
 1965 Again the Ringer
Inspector James W. Wesby
 1965 Shots in 3/4 Time
Pierre Gilbert
 1964-1965 Krimi-Quiz - Amateure als Kriminalisten (TV Series)
- Vierte Folge (1965) ... Kollin
- Dritte Folge (1965) ... Kollin
- Zweite Folge (1964) ... Kollin
- Erste Folge (1964) ... Kollin
 1965 Coast of Skeletons
Janny Von Koltze
 1964 Die erste Legion (TV Movie)
Pater Mark Ahern
 1964 Coffin from Hong Kong
Nelson Ryan
 1964 The Mysterious Magician
James W. Wesby
 1964 The Inn on Dartmoor
Anthony Nash
 1963 The Indian Scarf
Frank Tanner
 1963 The Squeaker
Inspector Bill Elford
 1963 The Black Panther of Ratana
Richard Paddberg
 1962 Hypnosis
Inspector Kaufmann
 1962 Le Tueur à la rose rouge
 1962 Front à la Scotland Yard
Inspektor Richard Martin
 1962 Das Halstuch (TV Mini-Series)
Kriminalinspektor Yates
- Sechster Teil (1962) ... Kriminalinspektor Yates
- Fünfter Teil (1962) ... Kriminalinspektor Yates
- Vierter Teil (1962) ... Kriminalinspektor Yates
- Zweiter Teil (1962) ... Kriminalinspektor Yates
- Erster Teil (1962) ... Kriminalinspektor Yates
 1961 Ein Mädchen vom Lande (TV Movie)
Bernie Dodd
 1961 Unseliger Sommer (TV Movie)
Earl Pfeiffer
 1961 Unerwartet verschied... (TV Movie)
 1961 Town Without Pity
Maj. Steve Garrett (voice, uncredited)
 1960 The Avenger
Michael Brixan
 1960 Die Frau am dunklen Fenster
Andreas Wegner
 1959 The Rest Is Silence
Herbert von Pohl
 1959 Im sechsten Stock (TV Movie)
 1959 Bei Anruf - Mord (TV Movie)
Tony Wendice
 1958 Die Beklagte (TV Movie)
Martin Carew
 1958 Der Tod auf dem Rummelplatz (TV Movie)
Paul Lohmann
 1958 Die Straße
Bob Schneider
 1958 Naked in the Night
Wolf Siebert - Young Patron
 1958 Gefährdete Mädchen
Heinz Sanders
 1957 Short of Cash
Klaus Jäger
 1957 Minna von Barnhelm (TV Movie)
Riccaut de la Marlinière
 1956 Spy for Germany
Jim Newman
 1956 Der Weg ist dunkel (TV Movie)
 1955 Begegnung im Balkan-Expreß (TV Movie)
Robert Guiscard
 1955 Der öffentliche Ankläger (TV Movie)
 1955 Heimkehr des Helden (TV Movie)
Manchester Monaghan
 1955 Die letzte Nacht der Titanic (TV Movie)
Herbert Stone
 1954 Im sechsten Stock (TV Movie)
 1954 Bei Dir war es immer so schön
Komponist Peter Martens
 1953 Einmal kehr' ich wieder
Bob Emerson
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Has a daughter, Angelica, born in 1948, from a previous relationship with actress Edith Teichmann.

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