Wolf Kahler

Born in Germany in Kiel, where his acting career began, But quickly relocated to London where he did a series of odd jobs in between early acting jobs. Was discovered by actor director Steve Berkoff who brought Wolf in to his London acting company in the West End. Wolf acted with Berkoff’s company in both Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde productions and quickly made his mark on audiences.

His tall almost imperial presence and incisive cutting acting style made him a must casting in any WWII drama series or action adventure.

He has played every shade of evil possible that could be portrayed in that grim period in history.

He made his film debut in Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece Barry Lydon with a great cast list that included my late client Murray Melvin. Wolf made as always an instant impact as The Prince of Turbingen.

He has acted in a large number of blockbuster classics films, playing the sadistic Colonel Dietrich in the Steve Spielberg and George Lucas all time great Raiders Of The Lost Ark.

Other film credits includes:

  • Wonder Woman
  • Damascus Cover
  • The Eagle Has Landed (directed by John Sturges)
  • Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (directed by Guy Ritchie)
  • Charlotte Gray opposite Cate Blanchett
  • The Remains Of The Day (directed by James Ivory) – starring Sir Anthony Hopkins
  • Force 10 From Navarone (directed by Guy Hamilton )
  • The Lady Vanishes (directed by Anthony Page)
  • High Road To China (directed by Brian G. Hutton)
  • Loch Ness
  • Shining Through opposite Michael Douglas
  • The Keep (directed by Michael Mann)
  • Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
  • The March Or Die opposite Gene Hackman and client Vernon Dobtcheff
  • Rough Cut (directed by Don Siegel)
  • The Riddle Of The Sands
  • The Boys From Brazil (directed by Franklin J. Schaffner) with Gregory Peck and Sir Laurence Olivier
  • Firefox (directed and starring Clint Eastwood)
  • The Sea Wolves (directed by Andrew V. McLaglen) – acting opposite Gregory Peck and Sir Roger Moore

His television credits include:

  • Band of Brothers (produced by Tom Hanks)
  • War and Remembrance with Sir John Gielgud
  • The Spoils of War
  • Till We Meet Again
  • Mussolini: The Untold Story
  • Kavanagh QC
  • The Mallorca Files
  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles

Wolf has lent his distinctive tones to many radio dramas and video games. Last year he did voice acting for Big Finish in client Lisa Bowerman’s long running series Bernice Summerfield. The box set ‘Bernice Summerfield: Blood and Steel’ that also had David Warner in the cast playing the Doctor.

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