Horst Janson (actor)

Horst Janson (born 4 October 1935) is a German actor.

Horst Janson
Horst Janson by Stuart Mentiply.jpg
Born (1935-10-04) 4 October 1935 (age 84)
Mainz-Kastel, Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany
OccupationActor
Years active1958-present
Spouse(s)Hella Ruthardt (1982-present) (2 children)[1]
Monika Lundi (1973-1976) (divorced)[2]
ChildrenSarah-Jane (b. 1984)
Laura-Marie (b. 1986)
Websitehttp://www.horst-janson.de/

CareerEdit

Horst Janson's career started with the film The Buddenbrooks in 1959. He also featured in Helmut Käutner’s A Glass of Water (Das Glas Wasser, 1960). He also appeared in films such as Ruf der Wildgänse [de] (The Cry of the Wild Geese, 1961), Das Riesenrad (1961), and Robert Siodmak’s Escape from East Berlin (1962).

Among his English-language films are the Hammer Film production Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter (1974) and Murphy's War (1971, with Peter O'Toole and Philippe Noiret). He has appeared in many other feature films, including spaghetti westerns with Franco Nero, Eli Wallach and other international productions with Roger Moore, Tony Curtis, Anthony Perkins, Charles Bronson and Robert Wagner.

On television, Janson appeared on the show Der Bastian (1973). Janson has appeared in numerous other works for both film and television. Some of the TV series he worked on were: Salto Mortale (1969–1971), Sesamstraße (the German version of Sesame Street, 1980–1983), Zwei Halbe sind noch lange kein Ganzes (1993), Zwei Schlitzohren in Antalya (1991–1994).

He also appeared in many German, French, Spanish, Italian, and English-language TV movies including Höllenfahrten (Hell Ride, 1998), Der Bunker (1992), Rose et Marguerite (1997), Il segno della scimmia (The Sign of the Ape, 1997), Liebe, Tod und viele Kalorien (2001) and Freundinnen fűr Immer (2003).

He played Captain Bernd Jensen in the ARD series Unter weißen Segeln (In White Sails).

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

His film appearances include:

TelevisionEdit

His TV series, miniseries & shorts appearances include:

  • Sie schreiben mit (1960)
  • Das Kriminalmuseum (1 episode, 1967) as Peter Schmelz
  • ITV Play of the Week ( 1 episode, 1967) as Franz Muller
  • Landarzt Dr. Brock (3 episodes, 1967) as Michael Rühling
  • The Root of All Evil? (1 episode, 1968) as Max Huber
  • Sein Traum vom Grand Prix (6 episodes, 1967) as Jochen Renk
  • Gestern gelesen (1969)
  • Salto mortale (18 episodes, 1969–1971) as Sascha Doria
  • Seasons of the Year (1 episode, 1971) as Otto Huber
  • Upstairs, Downstairs (1 episode, 1971) as Baron Klaus von Rimmer
  • George (1 episode, 1972) as Max Steiger Jr.
  • Eine Frau bleibt eine Frau (2 episodes, 1972–1973) as Wolfgang Brettschneider / Jochen Brettschneider
  • Der Bastian (13 episodes, 1973) as Bastian Guthmann
  • Die Abwerbung (1974, TV Short)
  • Hamburg Transit (1 episode, 1974) as Horst Schanzer
  • Les Grands Détectives [fr] (1 episode, 1974) as Allan
  • Graf Yoster gibt sich die Ehre (1 episode, 1974) as Peter Mangold
  • Härte 10 [de] (5 episodes, 1974–1975) as Piet van Straaten
  • ITV Sunday Night Drama (1 episode, 1976) as Paul
  • Diamantenpfade [ru] (aka Diamantensucher) (1 episode, 1978)
  • Die Protokolle des Herrn M (13 episodes, 1979) as Jürgen Textor
  • Sesamstraße (more than 200 episodes, 1980–1983)
  • Smuggler (2 episodes, 1981) as Sir Paul Fisher
  • Sonderdezernat K1 (5 episodes, 1981–1982) as Kriminalmeister Robert Hahn
  • Kontakt bitte... (1 episode, 1983)
  • Kommissariat 9 (1 episode, 1983) as Frank Howard
  • Unsere schönsten Jahre (1 episode, 1983) as Stefan Fuchs
  • Giovanni, da una madre all'altra (3 episodes, 1983)
  • Ein Fall für TKKG (1 episode, 1987) as Herr Lattmann
  • Dirty Dozen: The Series (1 episode, 1988) as Karl Jensen
  • Die Nordlichter (12 episodes, 1988)
  • Forstinspektor Buchholz (1 episode, 1988) as Dr. Elbing
  • Forsthaus Falkenau (3 episodes, 1989–1991) as Herr Vellberg
  • Der Landarzt (5 episodes, 1989–1996) as Jesper Jensen / Felix Spöri
  • Blaues Blut [fr] (2 episodes, 1989) as Harlinger
  • Zwei Schlitzohren in Antalya (20 episodes, 1991–1994) as Thomas Parler
  • Geschichten aus dem Leben (1 episode, 1993)
  • Ein Schloß am Wörthersee (2 episodes, 1993) as Fredy Dunka
  • Zwei Halbe sind noch lange kein Ganzes (13 episodes, 1993) as Friedhelm Danner
  • Rosamunde Pilcher (1 episode, 1993) as Otto Peddersen
  • Großstadtrevier (TV series, 2 episodes, 1993–2015) as Schumacher
  • Ein unvergeßliches Wochenende (1 episode, 1994) as Niko
  • Wildbach (1 episode, 1994) as Benno Kowalczyk
  • Ein Fall für zwei (1 episode, 1995)
  • Hallo, Onkel Doc! (1 episode, 1996) as Herr Steffens
  • Singles (1 episode, 1997) as Siegfried
  • Küstenwache (2 episodes, 1997–2006) as Manfred Kulick / Peter de Waal
  • Sylvia – Eine Klasse für sich (1 episode, 1998) as Nikolas Vater
  • CityExpress (1 episode, 1999) as Toni Morvetz
  • Die Strandclique (1 episode, 1999) as Edgar Kimling
  • Die Wache (1 episode, 2001) as Viktor Frombach
  • Ein unmöglicher Mann (1 episode, 2001) as Dr. Müller
  • Alle meine Töchter (8 episodes, 2001) as Dr. Prestel
  • In aller Freundschaft (2 episodes, 2003–2010) as Robert Borger / Dr. Ingo Petersen
  • Unter weißen Segeln (4 episodes, 2005–2006) as Bernd Jensen
  • Inga Lindström (1 episode, 2005) as Tore Hasselrot
  • Das Traumhotel (1 episode, 2006) as Robert Kaufmann
  • Die Rosenheim-Cops (1 episode, 2006) as Dr. Daxenberger
  • Die Spezialisten: Kripo Rhein-Main (1 episode, 2006) as Albert Junghans
  • Cologne P.D. (1 episode, 2007) as Heinrich König
  • SOKO 5113 (2 episodes, 2006–2017) as Wolfgang Mahler / Dr. Jan Rudolph / Konrad von Senggen
  • Die ProSieben Märchenstunde (1 episode, 2007) as König Berthold
  • Julia – Wege zum Glück (2 episodes, 2008) as Pfarrer Paul Lehmann
  • Unser Mann im Süden (1 episode, 2008) as Otto Vogel
  • Um Himmels Willen (6 episodes, 2008–2009) as Fritz Rickenbacher
  • Sturm der Liebe (4 episodes, 2008–2009) as Dr. Paul Wielander
  • Countdown - Die Jagd beginnt (1 episode, 2012) as Kuhn
  • Der letzte Bulle (1 episode, 2012) as Hannes Kampeter
  • Die Pfefferkörner (1 episode, 2013) as Hans von der Hagen
  • Tatort (1 episode, 2013) as von Meeren
  • Familie Dr. Kleist (1 episode, 2013) as Friedrich Mattes

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