Wilhelm Borchert

Ernst Wilhelm Borchert (13 March 1907 1 June 1990) was a German film actor and voice actor. He appeared in more than twenty films from 1941 to 1976, including a leading role in Murderers Among Us, the first German film made after World War II.

Wilhelm Borchert
Wilhelm Borchert in 1946
Born13 March 1907
DiedJune 1, 1990(1990-06-01) (aged 83)
Berlin, Germany
Years active1941-1976

While only appearing occasionally in films, Borchert was very active as a star at the Berlin stage. Borchert was also one of the most prolific German voice actors of his time, giving his voice in German synchronisations to Henry Fonda, Alec Guinness and Charlton Heston in many of their films.[1]

Selected filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1946 Murderers Among Us Dr. Hans Mertens
1948 Und wieder 48 Heinz Althaus
1955 Herr über Leben und Tod Prof. Georg Bertram
1959 Stalingrad: Dogs, Do You Want to Live Forever? General Paulus


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