STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,761 this week

Wilhelm von Homburg (1940–2004)


Wilhelm Von Homburg (A.K.A. Norbert Grupe) was born in Berlin, Germany. He started out his career as a wrestler during the fifties in Germany where he earned his fame. He also toured the States. Homburg's stage name was Prinz Wilhelm Von Homburg. In the early sixties, he shifted from wrestling to boxing. Between 1962 and 1970, he was in the light ... See full bio »

Star Siblings: Famous Brothers and Sisters

Keep it in the family with a look at some of our favorite Hollywood siblings.

See the entire gallery

2022 TV Guide: The Best Shows Coming This Year

The most anticipated new TV shows, plus returning favorites to watch in the new year.

See the full list

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Die Hard
Sat, May 28 4:30 PM PDT on SYFY (066)
Die Hard
Sun, May 29 12:34 PM PDT on SYFY (066)

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

list image
a list of 14 images
updated 17 Dec 2015
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 45 people
created 17 Aug 2017
 
a list of 32 images
created 10 Nov 2012
 
a list of 45 images
created 24 Aug 2012
 
a list of 43 images
created 17 Aug 2011
 
a list of 4930 people
created 14 Aug 2014
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDb page

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Wilhelm von Homburg's work have you seen?

User Polls

Photos

Known For

Die Hard James
(1988)
(1989)
Midnight Cabaret Juan Carlos
(1990)

Filmography

Jump to: Actor | Self | Archive footage
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (25 credits)
 2000 Rosa Roth (TV Series)
Schorsch, die 'Dogge'
- Tod eines Bullen (2000) ... Schorsch, die 'Dogge'
 1994 The Silence of the Hams
Maitre D'
 1992 Diggstown
Charles Macum Diggs
 1991 Eye of the Storm
Killer
 1991 Night of the Warrior
Bike
 1990 Midnight Cabaret
Juan Carlos
 1989 The Package
West Berlin Police Lieutenant (as Wilhelm von Homberg)
 1989 Ghostbusters II
Vigo
 1988 Die Hard
James
 1977 Stroszek
Souteneur
 1976 The Swiss Conspiracy
Hit Man in cook suit (uncredited)
 1970 Gentlemen in White Vests
Boxer Max Graf (as Norbert Grupe)
 1968 The Wrecking Crew
Gregor
 1967-1968 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Herr Hess / Abel Garrison / Gunther Pearse
- The Night of the Big Blackmail (1968) ... Herr Hess
- The Night of the Iron Fist (1967) ... Abel Garrison
- The Night of the Tottering Tontine (1967) ... Gunther Pearse
 1968 The Hell with Heroes
Hans
 1968 The Devil's Brigade
Fritz (as Wilhelm Von Homburg)
 1967 The Invaders (TV Series)
Alien Patient
- Labyrinth (1967) ... Alien Patient
 1967 Pension Clausewitz
American
 1966 Jericho (TV Series)
German Sergeant
- Panic in the Piazza (1966) ... German Sergeant
 1966 T.H.E. Cat (TV Series)
Tony
- To Kill a Priest (1966) ... Tony
 1966 Torn Curtain
Blonde Twin in Bus (uncredited)
 1965 Morituri
Crew Member (uncredited)
 1964 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Otto
- The Promoter (1964) ... Otto
Show Show Self (6 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Was a German and European boxing champion in the sixties, fighting under his birth name Norbert Grupe.

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | See more »

Alternate Names:

Norbert Grupe | Wilhelm Von Homburg | Wilhelm von Homberg | Prinz Wilhelm von Homburg | Prinz von Homburg

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)

Parents:

Grupe, Richard
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

In The Ghostbusters II video game, Vigo's voice was dubbed by Max von Sydow. See more »

Nickname:

Der Prinz von Homburg

Star Sign:

Virgo

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed