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Wil Röttgen

German actor born as the son of a German civil engineer. First studied economics in Cologne, later moved to UK where he studied Drama at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute with Marianna Hill. After graduation he secured his first acting role as Matthias Ruppert in a British BBC TV series 999 (1992). The series was filmed in the Canadian Rocky ... See full bio »

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Charlie Charlie
Beyond the Sea Bodyguard
Band of Brothers German Officer in Cart
Dinotopia Dinotopia Citizen #4


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 2015 Ein Teil von mir (TV Series)
Martin Seifert
 2014 Waltz of Gore (Short)
 2013 Falsch (Short)
 2011 Plain Folly (Short)
Doctor Meier
 2009 SOKO Wismar (TV Series)
Peter Gärber
- Schachmatt (2009) ... Peter Gärber
 2009 Anna (TV Series)
Bernhard Fengler
- Episode #1.188 (2009) ... Bernhard Fengler
- Episode #1.187 (2009) ... Bernhard Fengler
 2008/II Charlie (Short)
 2005 Æon Flux
Man in Museum (uncredited)
 2005 SOKO Kitzbühel (TV Series)
- Der Ring der Toten (2005) ... Vather
 2004 Beyond the Sea
 2003 The Curse of the Black Swans
 2002 Spukwald (TV Movie)
 2002/II Dinotopia (TV Mini-Series)
Dinotopia Citizen #4
 2002 Berlin, Berlin (TV Series)
- Auf der Flucht (2002) ... Rudi
 2002 A Soldier Is a Soldier (Short)
 2001 Charlotte Gray
German Commander (uncredited)
 2001 Spy Game
East German Refugee #2 - Berlin (uncredited)
 2001 Band of Brothers (TV Mini-Series)
German Officer in Cart
- Why We Fight (2001) ... German Officer in Cart
 2001 Bahama Mama (Short)
 1994 SeaQuest 2032 (TV Series)
German Visitor
- Dead End (1994) ... German Visitor (uncredited)
 1992 999 (TV Series documentary)
Matthias Ruppert
- Escape from Paradise ... Matthias Ruppert
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was screen-tested for the role of Captain Gunther Weber in John Madden's Captain Corelli's Mandolin alongside Nicolas Cage, Christian Bale, Penelope Cruz and John Hurt.


6' 3½" (1.92 m)

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The truth is most of the films that make a lot of money no one remembers, and I'm not interested in making films that no one remembers." See more »


Speaks Chinese. See more »



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