Hannes Schmidhauser

Hannes Schmidhauser (9 September 1926 – 29 January 2000) was a Swiss actor[1] and footballer.[2]

Football careerEdit

Born in Ticino, Schmidhauser began playing football with local side FC Locarno. He also was a competitive cyclist and worked as an actor.[3]

He made his senior footballing debut with Locarno at age 15. He would sign with Grasshopper Club Zürich in 1942, and also played for FC Lugano, FC Young Fellows and German side Mannheim.[3]

Schmidhauser made 13 appearances for the Switzerland national football team from 1952 to 1959.[4] He made his debut in 0–3 friendly international loss to England.[3]


Year Title Role Notes
1954 Uli the Farmhand Uli
1955 Uli the Tenant Uli, der Pächter
1956 S'Waisechind vo Engelberg Calix
1956 Zwischen uns die Berge Beat Matter
1959 SOS Gletscherpilot Charly
1959 The Model Husband Edi Leuenberger
1959 Hinter den sieben Gleisen Hartmann
1961 William Tell Arnold von Melchtal
1963 Seelische Grausamkeit Nick Merk
1963 Der Unsichtbare Dr. Max Vogel a.k.a. The Invisible Terror
1967 Spy Today, Die Tomorrow Flugzeugträger-Kapitän
1988 Klassezämekunft Albert Ehrensperger
1991 Family Express
1998 Fondovalle
1999 General Sutter John A. Sutter (final film role)


  1. ^ BFI.org
  2. ^ http://www.weltfussball.de/spieler_profil/hannes-schmidhauser/
  3. ^ a b c Lenz, Christoph (2013). "Uli der Verteidiger" [Uli the Defender] (in German). Zwölf. Archived from the original on 2014-03-24.
  4. ^ Garin, Erik (21 April 2011). "Switzerland - International Matches - Details since 1940". RSSSF.

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