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Josef Sommer

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Josef Sommer (born June 26, 1934) is an American film actor. He was born Maximilian Josef Sommer in Greifswald, Germany and was raised in North Carolina, the son of Elisabeth and Clemons Sommer, a professor of art history at the University of North Carolina. He studied at the Carnegie Institute of Technology. He has a daughter, Maria. Sommer made his acting debut at the age of nine in a North Carolina production of Watch on the Rhine. He made his film debut in 1971 in Dirty Harry, Close Encounters Of The Third Kind in 1977, and appeared in Witness opposite Harrison Ford (where he played a crooked police officer) and Moonlight and Valentino with Elizabeth Perkins. He appeared as President Gerald Ford opposite Gena Rowlands in the 1987 made-for-TV movie The Betty Ford Story. He has also had starring roles in two short-lived series, Hothouse (1988) and Under Cover (early 1990s). As of 2007, he has appeared, as a character actor, in almost 100 films. Some of his more famous roles have been as a crooked businessman or a corrupt politician. Description above from the Wikipedia article Josef Sommer, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jun 26, 1934 In Greifswald, Germany
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Pelicula Ausente 2008-03-28
Known For
Poster of Hamlet
Poster of La Viuda de Drácula
Poster of Saigon: Year Of The Cat
Poster of Encuentros en la tercera fase
Pelicula Ausente Senator Orton Worrell 2008-03-28
Pelicula Invasión Dr. Henryk Belicec 2007-08-17
Pelicula The Elephant King Bill Hunt 2006-04-26
Pelicula X-Men: La decisión final The President 2006-05-24
Pelicula Pánico nuclear Senator Jessup 2002-05-31
Series Sin rastro Unknown 2002-09-26
Series Ley y orden: Acción criminal Unknown 2001-09-30
Pelicula Algo casi perfecto Richard Whittaker 2000-03-03
Series Ley y orden: Unidad de víctimas especiales Unknown 1999-09-20
Series Providence Unknown 1999-01-08
Pelicula Patch Adams Dr. Eaton 1998-12-25
Series Ally McBeal Unknown 1997-09-08
Series Edición anterior Unknown 1996-09-28
Pelicula Cámara sellada Phelps Bowen 1996-10-11
Pelicula Mistrial Nick Mirsky 1996-11-02
Pelicula Días extraños Palmer Strickland 1995-10-13
Pelicula Asalto en West Point: el consejo de guerra a Johnson Whittaker Col. Morrow 1994-02-26
Pelicula Ni un pelo de tonto Clive Peoples Jr. 1994-12-23
Pelicula El enemigo en casa Defence Secretary Charles Potter 1994-08-24
Pelicula Los USA en zona rusa Ambassador Magee 1994-12-18
Pelicula Hostages Tom Sutherland 1993-01-01
Pelicula Malicia Atty. Lester Adams 1993-09-29
Pelicula Somos los mejores Mr. Gerald Ducksworth 1992-10-02
Pelicula An American Story Henry Meade 1992-11-29
Series Under Cover Stewart Merriman 1991-01-07
Series A Woman Named Jackie 1991-10-13
Pelicula Sombras y niebla Priest 1991-12-05
Series The Kennedys of Massachusetts Franklin D. Roosevelt 1990-02-18
Pelicula Hamlet Polonius 1990-11-01
Series Ley y orden Patrick Rumsey 1990-09-13
Pelicula El cielo se equivocó Judge Fenwick 1989-03-10
Pelicula Bridge to Silence Al Duffield 1989-04-09
Pelicula Bloodhounds of Broadway Waldo Winchester 1989-11-03
Pelicula Forced March Father 1989-11-03
Pelicula Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman Charles Estiman 1989-04-30
Series Hothouse 1988-06-30
Pelicula La Viuda de Drácula Lannon 1988-07-02
Pelicula The Betty Ford Story President Gerald Ford 1987-03-02
Pelicula Yuri Nosenko KGB James Angleton 1986-09-07
Pelicula Único testigo Chief Paul Schaeffer 1985-02-08
Pelicula Brotherly Love Mr. Rafferty 1985-05-28
Pelicula The Execution of Raymond Graham Jim Neal 1985-11-17
Series The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Pelicula D.A.R.Y.L. Dr. Jeffrey Stewart 1985-06-14
Pelicula El hombre de hielo Whitman 1984-04-13
Series Scarecrow and Mrs. King Unknown 1983-10-03
Pelicula Independence Day Sam Taylor 1983-01-21
Pelicula Cianuro Espumoso George Barton 1983-11-05
Pelicula Silkwood Max Richter 1983-12-14
Pelicula Saigon: Year Of The Cat 1983-11-29
Pelicula Hanky Panky (Una fuga muy chiflada) Adrian Pruitt 1982-06-04
Pelicula Bajo sospecha George Bynum 1982-11-19
Pelicula Una mujer de negocios Roy Lefcourt 1981-10-11
Pelicula Ausencia de malicia McAdam 1981-12-18
Pelicula Hide in Plain Sight Jason R. Reid 1980-03-21
Pelicula The Henderson Monster Dr. Martin Grossman 1980-05-26
Pelicula Too Far to Go Henry 1979-03-12
Pelicula Oliver's Story Dr. Dienhart 1978-12-15
Series The Andros Targets Unknown 1977-01-31
Pelicula Encuentros en la tercera fase Larry Butler 1977-11-16
Pelicula Harry el sucio Att. William T. Rothko 1971-12-21
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24