Wolfgang Kieling Movies and Career Information
Mar 16, 1924
Wolfgang Kieling (1924–1985) was a German actor. In films since childhood in his native Germany, Kieling also occasionally appeared in English-language films, most notably in Alfred Hitchcock's Torn Curtain (1966), where he played an East German agent brutally slain by Paul Newman. He also played the fictional Dutch detective Van der Valk in a British film, Amsterdam Affair (1968), several years before British actor Barry Foster portrayed the same role somewhat more famously in the TV Series, and featured in a small role in $ (1971), starring Warren Beatty. He also did much work on German TV; He played in the very first episode of Derrick in 1974 called "Waldweg". The best of his later roles was in the film Out of Order (1984), originally titled Abwärts. In the German version of Disneys "Alice in wonderland" he synchronised the mad hatter. In October 1952 his wife Jola Jobst (ex-wife of German Luftwaffe ace Hermann Graf), whom he had married in 1950, committed suicide.