Josef Sommer

Josef Sommer


Josef Sommer was born on Jun 26, 1934 in Germany. Josef Sommer's big-screen debut came with Dirty Harry directed by Don Siegel in 1971, strarring Rothko. Josef Sommer is known for Benjamin Franklin directed by Ellen Hovde, Richard Easton stars as Benjamin Franklin and Dylan Baker as Franklin as a young man. The upcoming new movie Josef Sommer plays is The Other Guys which will be released on Aug 06, 2010.

Josef Sommer is a classically trained stage actor who has also been a prolific performer in films. He made his debut at the age of nine in a production of "Watch on the Rhine" with the Carolina Playmakers in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He trained as an actor at the American Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Connecticut. He performed with the Seattle Repertory Theater and made his Broadway debut in 1970. Sommer made his film debut in Don Siegel's classic L'Inspecteur Harry (1971) and also appeared in Steven Spielberg's Rencontres du troisième type (1977). He is probably best remembered for his role as Harrison Ford's superior in the hugely successful Witness: Témoin sous surveillance (1985).

  • Birthday

    Jun 26, 1934
  • Place of Birth

    Greifswald, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
  • Also known

    M. Josef Sommer, Josef Somer

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