Richard Sammel

Actor | 1960 | German | Berlin, Paris

Personal Data

Languages: German (mother tongue), English, French, Italian (fluent), Spanish (good)

Residence: Berlin, Paris

Place of birth: Germany

Nationality: German

Height: 1.79m (5' 10.4“)

Hair: dark blond

Eyes: blue

Dialects: Hessisch, Badisch

Pitch of the voice: tenor

Musical instruments: guitar, piano, violin, mandolin

Dance: ballroom, contemporary dance, contact dance

Sports: mountain climbing, diving, fencing, marathon, horse-riding, shooting sport, wrestling, sailing, skiing, yoga

Driving licence: car (B), motorcycle (A)

Awards

Saturn Award: nom. 'Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series' for THE STRAIN

Angela Award 2014

Syracuse International Film Festival, New York: won 'Best Actor' for APARTMENT IN ATHENS

Feature | Television

2019 | Plötzlich diese Übersicht | Filmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf | short film | Director: Leonhard Hofmann | ensemble lead

2019 | The Head | Mediapro, Hulu, HBO Asien | TV series | Director: Jorge Dorado

2019 | Maradona - Sueño Bendito | Amazon Studios, BTF Media, Dhana Media, Raze | Amazon Prime | TV series | Director: Roger Gual

2019 | Peacemaker | MRP Matila Röhr Productions Oy | TV series | Director: Antti-Jussi Annila

2019 | Über die Grenze | Polyphon Pictures | SWR / Degeto | TV movie | Director: Michael Rowitz

2018 | Letzte Spur Berlin | Nova Film | ZDF | TV series | Director: Peter Ladkani | episode lead

2018 | Dengler - "Brennende Kälte" | Bavaria Fiction, Cuckoo Clock Entertainment | ZDF | TV series | Director: Rick Ostermann

2018 | Gate To Heaven | Masis Baghdasaryan, Kęstutis Drazdauskas, Merja Ritola | feature film | Director: Jivan Avetisyan

2018 | The Name of the Rose | 11 Marzo Film, Rai Fiction | TV series | Director: Giacomo Battiato | recurring

2017 | The Conductor | Shooting Star Filmcompany | feature film | Director: Maria Peters

2017 | Der Mordanschlag | Network Movie | TV movie | Director: Miguel Alexandre | 2 parts

2017 | The Delegation | ArtFilm | feature film | Director: Bujar Alimani

2017-2014 | The Strain | Mirada | FX Network | TV series | Director: Guillermo del Toro, Charlotte Sieling, David Semel, Keith Gordon, Peter Weller, Miles Dale, Ken Girotto, Deran Serafian, T.J.Scott, Vincenzo Natali, Carlton Cuse | maincast

2016 | Le Confessione | Bibi Film, Barbary Film | Rai Cinema | feature film | Director: Roberto Ando | french-italian Coproduction

2015 | A Day Like a Week | UPL Films | feature film | Director: Kader Ayd

2015 | Outside the Box | Walker + Worm Film Produktion | feature film | Director: Philip Koch

2015 | Tiens-toi droite | Rectangle Production | feature film | Director: Katia Lewcowicz

2014 | Schuld - "Volksfest" | Moovie the art of entertainment | ZDF | TV series | Director: Hannu Salonen | guest star

2014 | Three Days to Kill | EuropaCorp | feature film | Director: McG

2014 | Beauty and the Beast | Eskwad | feature film | Director: Christophe Gans

2014 | Da Vincis Demons | Starz Entertainment | BBC | TV series | Director: Georges Sturridge

2014 | Der zweite Mann | Kaminski.Stiehm.Film | feature film | Director: Christopher Lenke, Philipp Nauck

2014-2009 | The Line (OT: Un Village Français) | Tétra Média | France 3 | TV series | Director: Patrice Martineau, Olivier Guignard, Philippe Triboit | maincast, series regular

2013 | Da kommt noch wer | Faye Dekota Theater | theatre | Director: Adnan G. Köse

2013 | Company of Heroes | UFO Films | Sony Pictures | feature film | Director: Don Michael Paul

2012 | Borderland | Aeternalis Films | feature film | Director: Mathieu Weschler

2012 | Piccolina Bella | Alphapictures Ltd. | feature film | Director: Carolina Scaglione

2012 | A Montanha | Três Mundos Producâes | feature film | Director: Vincente Ferraz

2012 | The Third Half | feature film | Director: Darko Mitrevski

2012 | Apartment in Athens | feature film | Director: Ruggero Dipaola | Awards: Golden Globes Italy, Milan International Film Awards, Newport Beach Film Festival, Rome Film Fest

2011 | Sniper: Reloaded | Sony Pictures | feature film | Director: Claudio Faeh

2011 | Chez Maupassant - "Boule de suif" | JM & G Productions | France 2 | TV series | Director: Gérard Jourd'hui

2011 | The Berlin Project | L.A.R.A. Enterprises | feature film | Director: Ivo Trajkov

2010 | Werner - Eiskalt | Constantin Film | Constantin Film | feature film | Director: Gernot Roll

2010 | Aramcheck, Récit d'un Détournement | Polaris Film | feature film | Director: Frédéric Sojcher

2009 | Inglourious Basterds | Lawrence Bender Productions | Universal Pictures | feature film | Director: Quentin Tarantino

2009 | Chez Maupassant -"Deux amis" | JM & G Productions | France 2 | TV series | Director: Gérard Jourd'hui

2009 | This is Love | Badlands Film | Kinowelt | feature film | Director: Matthias Glasner

2009 | Lila, Lila | Millbrook Pictures | Falcom | feature film | Director: Alain Gsponer

2008 | Phantomschmerz | Film 1 | Warner | feature film | Director: Matthias Emcke

2008 | L'Occupant | feature film | Director: Sergio Rubini

2007 | Lady Blood | Alterego Productions | feature film | Director: Jean-Marc Vicent

2007 | Colpo d'occhio | Cattleya | feature film | Director: Sergio Rubini

2006 | Casino Royale | Eon Productions | Sony Pictures | feature film | Director: Martin Campbell

2005 | Les Fragments D´Antonin | Dragoonie Films | feature film | Director: Gabriel le Bomin

2005 | OSS 117 | Mandarin Film | feature film | Director: Michel Hazanavicius

2004 | Zeppelin | Gordian Maugg Filmproduktion | feature film | Director: Gordian Maugg

2004 | Le Puits | France 3 (FR3) | feature film | Director: Gabriel Le Bomin

2001 | Wespennest | Canal+ | feature film | Director: Francois Emilio Sir

2001 | Laissez-Passer | France 2 Cinéma | feature film | Director: Bertrand Tavernier

1999 | Il Cielo Cade | Instituto Luce | feature film | Director: Fratelli Frazzi

1997 | Taxi | ARP Sélection | feature film | Director: Gerard Pieres / Luc Besson

1997 | Life Is Beautiful | Cecchi Gori Group Tiger Cinematographice | feature film | Director: Roberto Begnini

1995 | Le Hussard sur le toît | feature film | Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau

1994 | Les Misérable du XX. Siècle | feature film | Director: Claude Lelouche

1992 | Il piacere delle carni | feature film | Director: Barbara Barni

1991 | La Setta | feature film | Director: Michele Soavi

2001 | Le Puits | short | Director: Gabriel Le Bomin

2011 | Interpol | TF1 | TV series | Director: -various- | 6 episodes

2011 | Allein gegen die Zeit | Askania Media | Kika | TV series | Director: Andreas Morell

2010 | Die Akte Golgatha | UFA | RTL | TV movie | Director: Zoltan Spirandelli

2010 | Undercover Love | Polyphon | RTL | TV movie | Director: Franziska Meyer-Price

2010 | Tatort - "Am Ende des Tages" | HR | ARD | TV series | Director: Titus Selge

2008 | Dicke Liebe | Ziegler Film | ProSieben | TV movie | Director: Wilhelm Engelhardt

2008 | Der Kriminalist - "Die Kronzeugin" | Monaco Film | ZDF | TV series | Director: Elmar Fischer

2007 | Das 100 Millionen Dollar Date | sperl + schott film | Sat.1 | TV movie | Director: Josh Broecker

2007 | Il Commissario de Luca | Ager 3 | Rai | TV mini-series | Director: Antonio Frazzie

2006 | Stagione dei Delitti | Goodtime Enterprises | TV series | Director: Donatella Majorca

2006 | Chez Maupassant | AT- Produktion | TV movie | Director: Gérard Jourdhui

2005 | Un Ami Prafait | Ognon Pictures | ZDF, arte | TV movie | Director: Fancis Giraud

2004 | Feuer in der Nacht | UFA | ZDF | TV movie | Director: Kai Wessel

2004 | Le 5 Giornate di Milano | Progetto Immagine | TV movie | Director: Carlo Lizzani

2002 | Ich gehöre Dir | Cult Film | TV movie | Director: Holger Barthel

2002 | Jean Moulin | FR2 | TV movie | Director: Yves Boisset

2000 | Largo Winch | Beta Film / Paramount Television | TV series | Director: Paolo Barzman

2000 | Julia, eine ungewöhnliche Frau | Dor Film | ARD | TV series | Director: Holger Barthel

2000 | Kommissar Rex - "Das Millionenpferd" | Mungo Film | Sat.1 | TV series | Director: Bodo Fürneisen

1999 | La Bicyclette Bleue | Bavaria Film | TV mini series | Director: Thierry Binisti

1996 | Dans Un Grand Vent De Fleurs | France 2 | FR2 | TV mini series | Director: Gérard Vergez

1995 | Les Alsaciens | TV mini series | Director: Michel Favart

1994 | L’Affabulatrice | TV movie | Director: Marcel Bluwall

1993 | Le Vol de Lindbergh | TV movie | Director: Jean François Jung

2013 | Da kommt noch wer | Faye Dekota Theater | theatre | Director: Adnan G. Köse

2009 | A La Vie | Théâtre Mouffetard, Paris | theatre | Director: Piere Loup Rajot

2007 | A La Vie | Théâtre Toursky Marseille / TMR Montreux | theatre | Director: Piere Loup Rajot

2006 | Qu'ils me haissent, pourvu qu´ils me craignent | Cnd Grenoble / Annemasse / Annecy / Théâtre Montréal | theatre | Director: Isira Makuloluwe

2005 | Ich liebe dieses Land | Théâtre du Rond Point Paris / Théâtre du Gymnase Marseille | theatre | Director: Eva Doumbia

2004 | Der König der Fischer | Theater Lockstoff Stuttgart / Stadt Stuttgart | theatre | Director: Richard Sammel

2004 | Die Möwe | Théâtre du Pavé / Grenier Théâtre Toulouse | theatre | Director: Francis Azemat

2003 | Medea | Cie de la Chose Paris / Théâtre Bertelot Montreuil | theatre | Director: Graziella Delerm

2002 | Shot | Laboratoire Victor Vérité / Ménagerie de Verre Paris | theatre | Director: Véronique Caye

Stage

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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.

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