|Born||in Elberfeld [now Wuppertal], Germany|
|Died||in Munich, Bavaria, Germany (diabetes)|
|Height||6' 1½" (1.87 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Born on 26 May 1923 in Wuppertal, he served with the Nazi German Waffen-SS in World War II. After attending acting lessons at the theater in Stendal, where he also made his stage debut, he performed on several important stages in Germany, but became widely popular as cinema and television actor in the late 1950s and 1960s, probably best known as gentleman gangster in The Great British Train Robbery (1966). Nevertheless, the role of his role was the character of "Stephan Derrick", a Munich Chief Inspector, who became a cult figure all over the world. He played the role from 1974 to 1998 and received several awards such as the Golden Camera, Bambi and the Italian Telegatto.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: fippi2000
|Ursula Pistor||(1957 - 13 December 2008) ( his death)|