What non-german actor portarayed Nazi soldier/ officer best

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Post by Jeff O » 25 Aug 2002 06:22

http://us.imdb.com/Name?Banner,+John+(I)

sorry that link didn't work...and besides he was Austrian as well

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Post by Logan Hartke » 25 Aug 2002 06:22

I never said that I didn't like his character; I just said that it wasn't very realistic.

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Post by Logan Hartke » 25 Aug 2002 06:23

Surfkorps wrote:http://us.imdb.com/Name?Banner,+John+(I)

sorry that link didn't work...and besides he was Austrian as well

...but not German and definately not a Nazi.

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Post by Jeff O » 25 Aug 2002 06:26

LOL...Hogan's Heroes wasnt very realistic...but spot on with Michael Byrne....fabulous played nazi

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Post by Rob S. » 25 Aug 2002 07:09

Surfkorps wrote:LOL...Hogan's Heroes wasnt very realistic...but spot on with Michael Byrne....fabulous played nazi


I agree, but believe it or not as far as farb is concerned I have not noticed any inaccuracies in their uniforms.....of all the episodes I've seen anyway.

This is huge. Saving Private Ryan broke the rules of authenticy time and time again. A bridge too far is one of the worst movies for the representation of German soldiers as well.

Not saying I didn't enjoy the movies, but they didn't pay too much attention to history.

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Post by T.R.Searle » 25 Aug 2002 14:07

I forgot I cant forget Ralph Fiennes :wink:

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Post by Smert-Fashistam » 25 Aug 2002 15:50

Where did Ralph Fiennes played german? I cant picture him in that role, although if he gets blue contacts and dyes his hair yellow then maybe :lol:

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Post by sylvieK4 » 25 Aug 2002 16:07

Quote of Surfkorps:

Sergeant Schultz in the TV series "Hogan's Heroes" (1965). But there remains a certain irony: John Banner was Jewish.


In addition to Banner and Robert Clary, other cast members of the "Hogan's Heroes" show were also Jewish actors. Werner Klemperer, who played Col. Klink was Jewish, the son of musical conductor, Otto Klemperer who fled the National Socialist regime in Germany. Howard Caine, who played the "Gestapo" officer, Major Hochsteter was also Jewish. Interesting to note.

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Post by T.R.Searle » 25 Aug 2002 16:14

Smert-Fashistam wrote:Where did Ralph Fiennes played german? I cant picture him in that role, although if he gets blue contacts and dyes his hair yellow then maybe :lol:


He played Amon Goeth in "Schindlers List"

Here he is in his SS uniform
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Post by T.R.Searle » 25 Aug 2002 16:15

Well technicaly he wasnt German he was Austrian but close enough 8)

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Post by Timo » 25 Aug 2002 16:30

Richard Gibson offcourse. Playing Gestapo officer Otto Flick.

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Post by Helly Angel » 25 Aug 2002 17:16

Unconvincent?

Mel Brooks in "To be or not to be" like Hitler!

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Post by Jeff O » 25 Aug 2002 17:30

Technically there isn't much difference between Austrians and Germans.

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Post by Jeff O » 25 Aug 2002 17:39

It seems that a few Irish actors have been playing German roles...and Ralph Feinnes was quite good in the role of Amon Goeth.

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Post by Zachary » 25 Aug 2002 19:22

Who was the man who played Hitler in an Indiana Jones movie? He did not look like Hitler to me.
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