Richard Sammel

Filming has started on »Maradona – Sueño Bendito«

Richard Sammel

Filming has started on »Maradona – Sueño Bendito«

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Richard Sammel is cast in Amazon Prime TV-Series »Maradona – Sueño Bendito« as one of Maradona’s trainers, UDO LATTEK.

Director: Roger Gual
Production: BTF Media, Dhana Media, Raze
Distribution: Amazon Prime

Photo: RICHARD SAMMEL (© Bjoern Kommerell)


Richard Sammel

An artist of international range and reputation, Richard Sammel is fluent, and has acted in, English, German, French and Italian.  He has starred in over forty films and twenty-five international television films, for directors such as Quentin Tarantino, Guillermo Del Toro, Roberto Begnini, Claude Lelouche amongst many others. An indelible performance in Inglourious Basterds in 2009 brought Sammel international recognition. His other film credits include Les Misérables du XX Siècle for director Claude Lelouche, Life is Beautiful for director Roberto Begnini, Casino Royale for director Martin Campbell, Sammel stars in the hit series, The Strain, from Guillermo Del Toro and Carlton Cuse and in acclaimed French series Un Village Français.

Richard Sammel was born in Heidelberg, Germany. First studying music and acting in Hildesheim, Germany he went on to study acting and directing in Aix en Provence and then he worked with both Susan Strasberg and Francesca de Sapio in Rome. From 1983, he worked in France, where his breakthrough came in 1987, with an acclaimed performance in Catch, by the Company Nelson Dumont. He has acted, danced and directed for the stage in theaters all over Europe. He lives in Paris and Berlin.