Werner Peters (I) (1918–1971)


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Corpulent German character actor, often seen in menacing or unpleasant roles. Trained under Lina Carstens (1935-1937), Peters initially started out as a comedian. After military service in World War II, he reinvented himself as a serious dramatic actor, resident for some time at the Munich Kammerspiele and at the Deutsches Theater. From 1948 ... See full bio »

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(1957)
Battle of the Bulge Gen. Kohler
(1965)
Man of Straw Diederich Heßling
(1951)
(1959)

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 1971 Les aventures du capitaine Luckner (TV Series)
Otto Bräker
- La rencontre/Hamburg ahoi (1971) ... Otto Bräker
 1971 Angels of Terror
William Baxter
 1970 Pater Brown (TV Series)
Senior Mendozza
- Das Attentat (1970) ... Senior Mendozza
 1970 Novellen aus dem wilden Westen (TV Series)
- Der Prozeß (1970)
 1970 Hard Women
Heinz-Fritz Bottke
 1969-1970 Dem Täter auf der Spur (TV Series)
Charles Buffett / Pierre Morestel
- Frau gesucht... (1970) ... Charles Buffett
- Das Fenster zum Garten (1969) ... Pierre Morestel
 1970 Unter den Dächern von St. Pauli
Hausach, 'König von St. Pauli'
 1970 The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
Antique Dealer
 1969 Death Knocks Twice
Charly Hollmann
 1969 Spion unter der Haube (TV Movie)
Teddy Surkoff
 1969 Zehn kleine Negerlein (TV Movie)
William Blore
 1969 Fragestunde (TV Movie)
Runge
 1968 Istanbul Express (TV Movie)
Dr. Lenz
 1968 Un killer per sua maestà
Guardino
 1968 The Secret War of Harry Frigg
Major von Steignitz
 1968 Assignment K
Kramer
 1967 Dead Run
Bardieff
 1967 Lotosblüten für Miss Quon
Charlie Lee
 1967 The Corrupt Ones
Pinto
 1966 I Deal in Danger
Elm
 1966 Witness Out of Hell
Von Walden
 1966 A Fine Madness
Dr. Freddie Vorbeck
 1966 Blue Light (TV Series)
Heinrich Elm
- Return of Elm (1966) ... Heinrich Elm
- The Last Man (1966) ... Heinrich Elm
 1965 Battle of the Bulge
Gen. Kohler
 1965 Wild Kurdistan
Mütesselin
 1965 Das Kriminalmuseum (TV Series)
Kriminalkommissar Walther
- Der Ring (1965) ... Kriminalkommissar Walther
 1965 Klaus Fuchs: Geschichte eines Atomverrats (TV Movie)
Commander Stevens
 1965 Black Eagle of Santa Fe
Morton
 1964 Hafenpolizei (TV Series)
Direktor Frederick Offenbach
- Reisebegleiterin gesucht (1964) ... Direktor Frederick Offenbach
 1964 Das siebente Opfer
Mysterious Man at Party (uncredited)
 1964 36 Hours
Otto Schack
 1964 Tre per una rapina
Peter Weimer
 1964 When Strangers Meet
Jannis, Xenia's Butler
 1964 Das Phantom von Soho
Dr. Dalmar
 1963 Dr. Mabuse vs. Scotland Yard
Inspektor Vulpius
 1963 The Black Abbot
Fabian Gilder
 1963 Die endlose Nacht
Herbert
 1963 Die weiße Spinne
Sergeant Meals
 1963 The Lightship
Trittel
 1963 Der Fluch der gelben Schlange
Stephan Narth
 1962 Hypnosis
Inspector
 1962 The Carpet of Horror
Crayton
 1962 Jeder stirbt für sich allein (TV Movie)
Kriminalkommissar Escherich
 1962 Front à la Scotland Yard
Bertram Cody
 1962 The Counterfeit Traitor
Bruno Ulrich
 1962 The Invisible Dr. Mabuse
Clown Bobo / Martin Droste
 1961 Auf Wiedersehen
Paul Blümel
 1961 Diesmal muß es Kaviar sein
Zumbusch
 1961 The Return of Dr. Mabuse
Böhmler
 1961 Blind Justice
François Lacroix
 1961 Denn das Weib ist schwach
Vigulla
 1960 Der Hauptmann von Köpenick (TV Movie)
Obermüller
 1960 Hauptmann - deine Sterne
Willi Sommer, Autogroßhändler
 1960 The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse
Hieronymus B. Mistelzweig
 1960 Strafbataillon 999
Hauptfeldwebel Krüll
 1960 Endstation Rote Laterne
Van laan
 1960 The Cat Shows Her Claws
Le général allemand (as Ferdinand Peters)
 1959 Der Schatz vom Toplitzsee
Alfred Kopetzsky
 1959 The Black Chapel
Heinrich Himmler
 1959 Roses for the Prosecutor
Otto Kugler
 1959 Jons und Erdme
Paul Schmidt, Friseur
 1959 Bobby Dodd greift ein
Merten
 1959 Court Martial
Brenner, Kriegsgerichtsrat
 1958 Romarei, das Mädchen mit den grünen Augen
Reeder Papas Leonidas
 1958 13 kleine Esel und der Sonnenhof
Oberlehrer Kasten
 1958 The Restless Night
Major Kartuschke
 1958 Der Tod auf dem Rummelplatz (TV Movie)
Kommissar Bergmann
 1958 Blitzmädels an die Front
Stabsarzt im Wehrkreiskommando
 1958 Liebe kann wie Gift sein
Kunsthändler Bogolla
 1958 Grabenplatz 17
Buchmacher Eugen Machon
 1958 Imperfect Angel
Kalweit
 1958 Rosemary
Franz Josef Nakonski
 1958 The Copper
Mücke
 1958 Besuch aus der Zone (TV Movie)
Kleinschmidt
 1958 Escape from Sahara
Brouillard
 1957 Das Herz von St. Pauli
Tanne
 1957 The Devil Strikes at Night
Willi Keun
 1956 Spy for Germany
Gefängiswärter Jonny
 1956 Anastasia: The Czar's Last Daughter
Amerikanischer Anwalt
 1956 Die Stimme der Sehnsucht
Pannecke, Manager
 1956 Das Sonntagskind
Mölfes
 1955 Vor Gott und den Menschen
Anton Mechala
 1955 Star mit fremden Federn
Franz Blume / Günther Kolmin
 1955 Hotel Adlon
Geheimrat Kulikowski
 1955 Ein Polterabend
Vize-Grefreiter Pippich
 1955 The Captain and His Hero
Hauptmann Roeder (voice, uncredited)
 1955 The Plot to Assassinate Hitler
Reichstreuer Oberstleutnant H.
 1955 Sommerliebe
Grothe
 1955 Der Teufel vom Mühlenberg
Schulze Bangebös
 1954 Ernst Thälmann - Sohn seiner Klasse
Hauptmann Quadde
 1953 Die Geschichte vom kleinen Muck
Unterster Ramudschin
 1953 Wehe, wenn sie losgelassen (TV Movie)
 1953 Die Unbesiegbaren
Köppke
 1953 Anna Susanna
Kuddel
 1952 Karriere in Paris
Der junge Taillefer
 1951 Man of Straw
Diederich Heßling
 1951 Modell Bianka
Hans Obermann
 1950 Der Kahn der fröhlichen Leute
Hugo, Musiker
 1949 The Beaver Coat
Eberhard Schulz
 1949 Rotation
Udo Schulze
 1949 Die Buntkarierten
General, der Schiller mit Goethe verwechselt
 1948 The Affair Blum
Egon Konrad
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Other Works:

Dubbing voice of Bernard Blier in East German post-synchronized version of Jean-Paul Le Chanois's Les Misérables (1958) (Die Elenden).

Alternate Names:

Ferdinand Peters
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Peters continued to be one of the most active and most productive actors of German cinema. Between 1960 and 1969 alone, he starred in more than 50 national and international movie productions. See more »

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