Walter Gotell (March 15, 1924 – May 5, 1997) was a German actor.Fake Russian par excellence with many such roles to his name, most notably his role as General Anatol Gogol in every James Bond film from The Spy Who Loved Me to The Living Daylightsnote . This is not his only Fake Nationality; he has been a Fake Brit on occasions too, appearing in 56 episodes of Softly Softly.Outside Bond (he was also Morzeny in From Russia with Love), Gotell also played Nazis a bit. He started playing them as far back as 1942 and some of these include:
- We Dive At Dawn- an uncredited Luftwaffe captain
- The Red Beret (US title Paratrooper)
- I Was Monty's Double
- The African Queen - technically not a Nazi, but a German naval captain in World War One serves the same function.
- The Guns of Navarone, though a relatively sympathetic example.
- Airwolf "Fight Like A Dove"
- Star Trek: The Next Generation - Kurt Mandl.
- The X-Files as an Affably Evil ex-Nazi.