Austrian leading man in international films.
Biography by Rovi
- Fluent in multiple languages including Czech, German, English, French and Italian.
- Studied chemistry in school.
- Worked as a taxi driver, lumberjack and businessman.
- Met his wife, Austrian actress Marianne Hold, in Bangkok.
- Was discovered by French director André Hunebelle at a hotel in Bangkok in 1964.
- Has portrayed the leading man in European spy movies several times.