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Peter Capell

Peter Capell (3 September 1912 - 3 March 1985) was a German actor who was active on screen from 1945 until 1985. His first role was in Winterset, shortly after the end of the Second World War. His final role came a year before his death, when he appeared in Mamas Geburtstag. Both of these were television productions. He also appeared in many films, including Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971), in which he played a "tinker" who spoke to Charlie Bucket (Peter Ostrum) at the gates of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory. Capell died, aged 72, in March 1985. Description above from the Wikipedia article Peter Capell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​


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Born:
Sep 3, 1912 In Berlin, Germany
Movie/TV Credits:
72
First Appeared:
In the series Studio One 1948-11-07
Latest Project:
Movie Mamas Geburtstag 1985-04-17
Known For
Poster of Sorcerer
Poster of The old Fox
Poster of Die eiskalte Nacht
Poster of Paths of Glory
Filmography
Movie Mamas Geburtstag Unknown 1985-04-17
Movie Wallenberg: A Hero's Story Kalman Lauer 1985-04-07
Movie The Little Drummer Girl Schwindli 1984-10-19
Movie Charlotte Grandfather 1981-02-26
Series Doctor Snuggles Krick-Krack 1981-06-24
Series Smuggler Captain König 1981-04-05
Movie The American Success Company Unknown 1980-03-01
Series Holocaust Seder Man 1978-04-16
Movie Fedora Second Director 1978-06-29
Movie Ehrlich währt am längsten Sir George Chudleigh 1978-07-11
Series The old Fox Heinecke 1977-04-11
Movie Sorcerer Lartigue 1977-06-24
Movie The Spy Who Never Was Mahmoud 1976-06-01
Movie So oder so ist das Leben Unknown 1975-01-01
Series Derrick Unknown 1974-10-20
Movie Immobilien Dr. Ringer 1973-02-21
Movie Der Vorgang Unknown 1973-03-07
Movie Junge Mädchen mögen's heiß, Hausfrauen noch heißer Direktor 1973-04-25
Series Okay S.I.R. Professor 1973-10-26
Series Kara Ben Nemsi Effendi Hulam 1973-10-01
Series Das Jahrhundert der Chirurgen Sir Thomas Barlow 1972-01-20
Movie Escape to the Sun Prof. Abramowiz 1972-10-31
Movie Hausfrauen-Report 3 Rechtsanwalt 1972-06-02
Movie Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory The Tinker 1971-06-29
Movie The Long Swift Sword of Siegfried Priest (uncredited) 1971-04-08
Movie Hausfrauen-Report 2 Arzt 1971-11-25
Movie The Smugglers Unknown 1971-11-27
Movie Der Mann am Strick Levi 1970-03-27
Movie Hauser's Memory Dr. Shepilov 1970-11-24
Movie Dial Love for Murder Vanetti 1970-12-22
Movie Ein Sarg für Mr. Holloway Spider 1968-01-01
Movie Die goldene Pille Priester 1968-01-11
Movie Das Missverständliche im Leben des Herrn Knöbel Salmeier 1968-06-08
Movie Die Mühle von Sanssouci Voltaire 1968-02-29
Movie Der Auswanderer Der Auswanderer 1967-07-05
Movie Ein treuer Diener seines Herrn Graf Simon 1967-03-19
Series Graf Yoster gibt sich die Ehre Unknown 1967-09-15
Movie Glorious Times in the Spessart Mayor 1967-09-21
Series Pater Brown Sir Aren 1966-01-01
Movie I Deal In Danger Eckhardt 1966-12-01
Movie Auf einem Bahnhof bei Dijon Eric Borunesco 1965-08-16
Movie Der Spielverderber - Das kurze, verstörte Leben des Kaspar Hauser Gelehrter 1965-08-23
Movie Der Prozeß Carl von O. Dritter Mitarbeiter der 'Weltbühne' 1964-02-12
Movie Napoleon greift ein Landru 1964-06-12
Movie Die Teilnahme Ezra Shaber 1964-05-07
Series Krimi-Quiz - Amateure als Kriminalisten Unknown 1964-11-14
Movie Bei Tag und Nacht Marchese Ricardo 1964-09-05
Movie Maria Stuart Aubespine 1963-06-01
Movie Der arme Bitos... oder Das Diner der Köpfe Philippe / Jesuitenpater 1963-05-15
Movie Der Fall Sacco und Vanzetti Musmano 1963-08-21
Movie The Counterfeit Traitor Unknown 1962-04-17
Movie Egmont Machiavelli 1962-06-16
Movie One, Two, Three Mishkin 1961-12-15
Movie So ist es - ist es so? Lamberto Laudisi 1960-08-11
Movie Satan Tempts with Love Geck 1960-03-31
Movie Zur letzten Instanz Nectaire 1960-09-21
Movie Die eiskalte Nacht Kalany 1960-10-26
Movie Du gehörst mir Unknown 1959-01-27
Movie Das große Messer Smiley Coy 1959-12-03
Movie Die Abiturientin Professor Dr. Edmund Spindler 1958-02-28
Movie Wet Asphalt Jimmy Donnagan 1958-04-02
Movie Schwester Bonaventura Dr. Jeffreys 1958-04-16
Movie Der öffentliche Ankläger Montané 1958-07-20
Movie The Night of the Storm Dr. Baumgarten 1957-03-07
Movie Montserrat Izquierdo 1957-04-26
Movie Paths of Glory Narrator of Opening Sequence 1957-10-25
Movie The Burglar Baylock 1957-06-01
Movie Walk East on Beacon! Chris Zalenko / Gino 1952-06-01
Series Tales of Tomorrow Unknown 1951-08-03
Series Lights Out Unknown 1949-07-19
Series Suspense Unknown 1949-01-06
Series Studio One Unknown 1948-11-07