Richard Sammel

Active - 1995 - 2016  |   Born - Oct 13, 1960 in Heidelberg, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany  |   Genres - Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, War

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  • Is also a mime, musician, dancer and acrobat.
  • Worked as a street performer for a time.
  • Studied music and theater in Hildesheim, Germany; and acting and directing in Aix-en-Provence, France.
  • Made his professional (stage) acting debut in 1981 in Hildesheim, Germany.
  • Is fluent in five languages: German, English, French, Italian and Spanish.
  • Can play a handful of musical instruments, including violin, piano, guitar and mandolin.
  • Studied method acting with Susan Strasberg in Italy during 1989. She helped him secure his first starring movie role, the Italian film Il Piacere delle Carni.
  • Has two main residences: Berlin and Paris.
  • Hobbies include reading, yoga, meditation and hiking.