Born in Bonn, Germany he started in films as early as 1942 usually playing German henchmen. During the 1950s he moved into making TV guest appearances on such shows as The Saint. Beginning in the 1970s he played the recurring role of General Gogol in the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me. The character returned in Moonraker (1979), For Your Eyes Only (1981), Octopussy (1983), A View to a Kill (1985) and The Living Daylights (1987).
He passed away in 1997 from cancer.
Walter Gotell Facts
|Birthday||March 15, 1924|
|Date of death||May 5, 1997 (age 73)|