Carl Mohner

Carl Martin Rudolf Möhner (11 August 1921 – 14 January 2005) was an Austrian film actor, director, screenwriter and painter.[1] He appeared in more than 40 films between 1949 and 1976. His most famous roles were as Jo “le Suédois” in the 1955 French heist film Rififi  and as Captain of Battleship Bismarck in the film Sink the Bismarck!

Möhner retired from filming in 1976. He married Wilma Langhamer, a German painter in 1978. In 1979 the couple settled down in McAllen, Texas, where Carl died from Parkinson’s disease in 2005. He had two sons, Gunther and Gernot (also actors) from a previous relationship.

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