Gertan Klauber

George Gertan Klauber (5 March 1932 – 1 August 2008) was a British bit part character actor.[1]

Gertan Klauber
Gertan Klauber playing the baker Albert Schoenfeld (Upstairs, Downstairs 1971 TV series - The Beastly Hun).png
Gertan Klauber playing the baker Albert Schoenfeld
Born(1932-03-05)5 March 1932
Died1 August 2008(2008-08-01) (aged 76)
NationalityBritish
OccupationActor
Spouse(s)Gwendolyn Watts

Klauber was born in Czechoslovakia, and after training at the Birmingham Theatre School, his stage appearances included with the RSC and the National Theatre.[2][3] He played small roles in many of the Carry On films and appeared in numerous television productions, often playing minor villains, including episodes of The Saint, The Professionals, Danger Man, The Avengers, twice in Doctor Who as The Galley Master in The Romans and as Ola in The Macra Terror and as mad king George III in Blackadder the Third.[4] He appeared in the TV musical Pickwick for the BBC in 1969.[5] He also played a servile yet pompous waiter in one episode, "The Old Magic", of Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?.[6]

He was married to the British actress Gwendolyn Watts.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gertan Klauber". BFI.
  2. ^ a b Gaughan, Gavin (November 28, 2008). "Obituary: Gertan Klauber" – via www.theguardian.com.
  3. ^ "Gertan Klauber | Theatricalia". theatricalia.com.
  4. ^ "Gertan Klauber". www.aveleyman.com.
  5. ^ "Pickwick (1969)". BFI.
  6. ^ "BBC One - Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?, Series 1, The Old Magic". BBC.

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