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Walter Jack Gotell (March 15, 1924 May 5, 1997) was a German actor. A refugee from Nazi Germany, Gotell went into acting soon after his arrival in England in the 1940s, beginning a long and prolific career as a character actor.

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Walter Jack Gotell (March 15, 1924 May 5, 1997) was a German actor.

A refugee from Nazi Germany, UsefulNotes/NaziGermany, Gotell went into acting soon after his arrival in England in the 1940s, beginning a long and prolific career as a character actor.

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* ''Series/TheProfessionals'', "The Female Factor" (1978) -- Sam Baker


FakeRussian ''par excellence'' with many such roles to his name, most notably his role as General Anatol Gogol in the Film/JamesBond films from ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe'' to ''Film/TheLivingDaylights''[[note]]His role in the last of these was a one-scene cameo; due to ill-health, his intended role in the story was filled by SuspiciouslySimliarSubstitute General Pushkin (Creator/JohnRhysDavies)[[/note]]. He had already appeared in the film series before that, playing SPECTRE MookLieutenant Morzeny in ''Film/FromRussiaWithLove''. Unsurprisingly, Gotell was also typecast as Nazis and other German villains in period films.

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FakeRussian ''par excellence'' with many such roles to his name, most notably his role as General Anatol Gogol in the Film/JamesBond films from ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe'' to ''Film/TheLivingDaylights''[[note]]His role in the last of these was a one-scene cameo; due to ill-health, his intended role in the story was filled by SuspiciouslySimliarSubstitute SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute General Pushkin (Creator/JohnRhysDavies)[[/note]]. He had already appeared in the film series before that, playing SPECTRE MookLieutenant Morzeny in ''Film/FromRussiaWithLove''. Unsurprisingly, Gotell was also typecast as Nazis and other German villains in period films.


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* ''Series/DixonOfDockGreen'', "The Old Pals Act" (1967) -- Gooch
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FakeRussian ''par excellence'' with many such roles to his name, most notably his role as General Anatol Gogol in the Film/JamesBond films from ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe'' to ''Film/TheLivingDaylights''[[note]]His role in the last of these was a one-scene cameo; due to ill-health, his intended role in the story was filled by SuspiciouslySimliar substitute General Pushkin (Creator/JohnRhysDavies)[[/note]]. He had already appeared in the film series before that, playing SPECTRE MookLieutenant Morzeny in ''Film/FromRussiaWithLove''. Unsurprisingly, Gotell was also typecast as Nazis and other German villains in period films.

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FakeRussian ''par excellence'' with many such roles to his name, most notably his role as General Anatol Gogol in the Film/JamesBond films from ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe'' to ''Film/TheLivingDaylights''[[note]]His role in the last of these was a one-scene cameo; due to ill-health, his intended role in the story was filled by SuspiciouslySimliar substitute SuspiciouslySimliarSubstitute General Pushkin (Creator/JohnRhysDavies)[[/note]]. He had already appeared in the film series before that, playing SPECTRE MookLieutenant Morzeny in ''Film/FromRussiaWithLove''. Unsurprisingly, Gotell was also typecast as Nazis and other German villains in period films.


FakeRussian ''par excellence'' with many such roles to his name, most notably his role as General Anatol Gogol in the Film/JamesBond films from ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe'' to ''Film/TheLivingDaylights''[[note]]His role in the last of these [[/note]]. He had already appeared in the film series before that, playing SPECTRE MookLieutenant Morzeny in ''Film/FromRussiaWithLove''. Unsurprisingly, Gotell was also typecast as Nazis and other German villains in period films.

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FakeRussian ''par excellence'' with many such roles to his name, most notably his role as General Anatol Gogol in the Film/JamesBond films from ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe'' to ''Film/TheLivingDaylights''[[note]]His role in the last of these [[/note]].was a one-scene cameo; due to ill-health, his intended role in the story was filled by SuspiciouslySimliar substitute General Pushkin (Creator/JohnRhysDavies)[[/note]]. He had already appeared in the film series before that, playing SPECTRE MookLieutenant Morzeny in ''Film/FromRussiaWithLove''. Unsurprisingly, Gotell was also typecast as Nazis and other German villains in period films.


FakeRussian ''par excellence'' with many such roles to his name, most notably his role as General Anatol Gogol in the Film/JamesBond films from ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe'' to ''Film/TheLivingDaylights''[[note]]He was supposed to play his role again with as much plot significance as Pushkin, but he was ill at the time, so Creator/JohnRhysDavies played his replacement at the head of KGB, and he had a cameo when he was well enough[[/note]]. He had already appeared in the film series before that, playing SPECTRE MookLieutenant Morzeny in ''Film/FromRussiaWithLove''. Unsurprisingly, Gotell was also typecast as Nazis and other German villains in period films.

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FakeRussian ''par excellence'' with many such roles to his name, most notably his role as General Anatol Gogol in the Film/JamesBond films from ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe'' to ''Film/TheLivingDaylights''[[note]]He was supposed to play his ''Film/TheLivingDaylights''[[note]]His role again with as much plot significance as Pushkin, but he was ill at in the time, so Creator/JohnRhysDavies played his replacement at the head last of KGB, and he had a cameo when he was well enough[[/note]].these [[/note]]. He had already appeared in the film series before that, playing SPECTRE MookLieutenant Morzeny in ''Film/FromRussiaWithLove''. Unsurprisingly, Gotell was also typecast as Nazis and other German villains in period films.


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Walter Gotell (March 15, 1924 May 5, 1997) was a German actor. A refugee from Nazi Germany, Gotell went into acting soon after his arrival in England in the 1940s, beginning a long and prolific career as a character actor.

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Walter Jack Gotell (March 15, 1924 May 5, 1997) was a German actor. A refugee from Nazi Germany, Gotell went into acting soon after his arrival in England in the 1940s, beginning a long and prolific career as a character actor.


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Walter Gotell (March 15, 1924 May 5, 1997) was a German actor.

FakeRussian ''par excellence'' with many such roles to his name, most notably his role as General Anatol Gogol in the Film/JamesBond films from ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe'' to ''Film/TheLivingDaylights''[[note]]He was supposed to play his role again with as much plot significance as Pushkin, but he was ill at the time, so Creator/JohnRhysDavies played his replacement at the head of KGB, and he had a cameo when he was well enough[[/note]]. He had already appeared in the film series before that, playing SPECTRE MookLieutenant Morzeny in ''Film/FromRussiaWithLove''.

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Walter Gotell (March 15, 1924 May 5, 1997) was a German actor.

actor. A refugee from Nazi Germany, Gotell went into acting soon after his arrival in England in the 1940s, beginning a long and prolific career as a character actor.

FakeRussian ''par excellence'' with many such roles to his name, most notably his role as General Anatol Gogol in the Film/JamesBond films from ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe'' to ''Film/TheLivingDaylights''[[note]]He was supposed to play his role again with as much plot significance as Pushkin, but he was ill at the time, so Creator/JohnRhysDavies played his replacement at the head of KGB, and he had a cameo when he was well enough[[/note]]. He had already appeared in the film series before that, playing SPECTRE MookLieutenant Morzeny in ''Film/FromRussiaWithLove''. \n Unsurprisingly, Gotell was also typecast as Nazis and other German villains in period films.


FakeRussian ''par excellence'' with many such roles to his name, most notably his role as General Anatol Gogol in the Film/JamesBond films from ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe'' to ''Film/TheLivingDaylights''[[note]]He was supposed to play his role again with as much plot significance as Pushkin, but he was ill at the time, so Creator/JohnRhysDavies played his replacement at the head of KGB, and he had a cameo when he was well enough[[/note]]. He had already appeared in the film series before that, playing SPECTRE MookLieutenant Morzeny in ''Film/FromRussiaWithLove''. Russian is not his only FakeNationality; he has been a FakeBrit on occasions too, appearing in 56 episodes of ''Softly Softly''.

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FakeRussian ''par excellence'' with many such roles to his name, most notably his role as General Anatol Gogol in the Film/JamesBond films from ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe'' to ''Film/TheLivingDaylights''[[note]]He was supposed to play his role again with as much plot significance as Pushkin, but he was ill at the time, so Creator/JohnRhysDavies played his replacement at the head of KGB, and he had a cameo when he was well enough[[/note]]. He had already appeared in the film series before that, playing SPECTRE MookLieutenant Morzeny in ''Film/FromRussiaWithLove''.

Russian is not his only FakeNationality; he has been a FakeBrit on occasions too, appearing in 56 episodes of ''Softly Softly''.
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* ''Film/FromRussiaWithLove'' (1963) -- Morzeny

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''Film/FromRussiaWithLove'' (1963) -- MorzenyMorzeny
** ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe'' (1977) -- General Anatol Gogol
** ''Film/{{Moonraker}}'' (1979) -- Gen. Gogol
** ''Film/ForYourEyesOnly'' (1981) -- Gen. Gogol
** ''Film/{{Octopussy}}'' (1983) -- Gen. Gogol
** ''Film/AViewToAKill'' (1985) -- Gen. Gogol
** ''Film/TheLivingDaylights'' (1987) -- Gen. Gogol



* ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe'' (1977) -- Gen. Gogol



* ''Film/{{Moonraker}}'' (1979) -- Gen. Gogol
* ''Film/ForYourEyesOnly'' (1981) -- Gen. Gogol
* ''Film/{{Octopussy}}'' (1983) -- Gen. Gogol
* ''Film/AViewToAKill'' (1985) -- Gen. Gogol
* ''Film/TheLivingDaylights'' (1987) -- Gen. Gogol

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