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Josef Sommer

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Josef Sommer (born June 26, 1934) is an American film actor. He was born Maximilian Josef Sommer in Greifswald, Germany and was raised in North Carolina, the son of Elisabeth and Clemons Sommer, a professor of art history at the University of North Carolina. He studied at the Carnegie Institute of Technology. He has a daughter, Maria. Sommer made his acting debut at the age of nine in a North Carolina production of Watch on the Rhine. He made his film debut in 1971 in Dirty Harry, Close Encounters Of The Third Kind in 1977, and appeared in Witness opposite Harrison Ford (where he played a crooked police officer) and Moonlight and Valentino with Elizabeth Perkins. He appeared as President Gerald Ford opposite Gena Rowlands in the 1987 made-for-TV movie The Betty Ford Story. He has also had starring roles in two short-lived series, Hothouse (1988) and Under Cover (early 1990s). As of 2007, he has appeared, as a character actor, in almost 100 films. Some of his more famous roles have been as a crooked businessman or a corrupt politician. Description above from the Wikipedia article Josef Sommer, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Jun 26, 1934 In Greifswald, Germany
Movie/TV Credits:
62
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie Ausente 2008-03-28
Known For
Poster of Hamlet
Poster of La Viuda de Drácula
Poster of Saigon: Year Of The Cat
Poster of Encuentros en la tercera fase
Filmography
Movie Ausente Senator Orton Worrell 2008-03-28
Movie Invasión Dr. Henryk Belicec 2007-08-17
Movie X-Men: La decisión final The President 2006-05-24
Movie The Elephant King Bill Hunt 2006-04-26
Series Sin rastro Unknown 2002-09-26
Movie Pánico nuclear Senator Jessup 2002-05-31
Series Ley y orden: Acción criminal Unknown 2001-09-30
Movie Algo casi perfecto Richard Whittaker 2000-03-03
Series Ley y orden: Unidad de víctimas especiales Unknown 1999-09-20
Series Providence Unknown 1999-01-08
Movie Patch Adams Dr. Eaton 1998-12-25
Series Ally McBeal Unknown 1997-09-08
Movie Mistrial Nick Mirsky 1996-11-02
Movie Cámara sellada Phelps Bowen 1996-10-11
Series Edición anterior Unknown 1996-09-28
Movie Días extraños Palmer Strickland 1995-10-13
Movie Asalto en West Point: el consejo de guerra a Johnson Whittaker Col. Morrow 1994-02-26
Movie Los USA en zona rusa Ambassador Magee 1994-12-18
Movie El enemigo en casa Defence Secretary Charles Potter 1994-08-24
Movie Ni un pelo de tonto Clive Peoples Jr. 1994-12-23
Movie Malicia Atty. Lester Adams 1993-09-29
Movie Hostages Tom Sutherland 1993-01-01
Movie An American Story Henry Meade 1992-11-29
Movie Somos los mejores Mr. Gerald Ducksworth 1992-10-02
Movie Sombras y niebla Priest 1991-12-05
Series A Woman Named Jackie 1991-10-13
Series Under Cover Stewart Merriman 1991-01-07
Movie Hamlet Polonius 1990-11-01
Series Ley y orden Patrick Rumsey 1990-09-13
Series The Kennedys of Massachusetts Franklin D. Roosevelt 1990-02-18
Movie Bridge to Silence Al Duffield 1989-04-09
Movie El cielo se equivocó Judge Fenwick 1989-03-10
Movie Forced March Father 1989-11-03
Movie Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman Charles Estiman 1989-04-30
Movie Bloodhounds of Broadway Waldo Winchester 1989-11-03
Movie La Viuda de Drácula Lannon 1988-07-02
Series Hothouse 1988-06-30
Movie The Betty Ford Story President Gerald Ford 1987-03-02
Movie Yuri Nosenko KGB James Angleton 1986-09-07
Movie The Execution of Raymond Graham Jim Neal 1985-11-17
Series The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Movie D.A.R.Y.L. Dr. Jeffrey Stewart 1985-06-14
Movie Brotherly Love Mr. Rafferty 1985-05-28
Movie Único testigo Chief Paul Schaeffer 1985-02-08
Movie El hombre de hielo Whitman 1984-04-13
Movie Independence Day Sam Taylor 1983-01-21
Series Scarecrow and Mrs. King Unknown 1983-10-03
Movie Cianuro Espumoso George Barton 1983-11-05
Movie Saigon: Year Of The Cat 1983-11-29
Movie Silkwood Max Richter 1983-12-14
Movie Bajo sospecha George Bynum 1982-11-19
Movie Hanky Panky (Una fuga muy chiflada) Adrian Pruitt 1982-06-04
Movie Ausencia de malicia McAdam 1981-12-18
Movie Una mujer de negocios Roy Lefcourt 1981-10-11
Movie The Henderson Monster Dr. Martin Grossman 1980-05-26
Movie Hide in Plain Sight Jason R. Reid 1980-03-21
Movie Too Far to Go Henry 1979-03-12
Movie Oliver's Story Dr. Dienhart 1978-12-15
Movie Encuentros en la tercera fase Larry Butler 1977-11-16
Series The Andros Targets Unknown 1977-01-31
Movie Harry el sucio Att. William T. Rothko 1971-12-21
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24