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Andrew Sachs

Veteran film and television actor Andrew Sachs was nominated for a BAFTA for his performance as Manuel in the critically acclaimed 1970s sitcom FAWLTY TOWERS. The show, which ran for 12 episodes between 1975 and 1979, is one of the most celebrated television comedies of all time.

Sachs's film roles include THE REVENGE OF THE PINK PANTHER, alongside Peter Sellers; the big- screen adaptation of sitcom ARE YOU BEING SERVED?; and Mel Brooks comedy HISTORY OF THE WORLD: PART 1.

On television, following the success of FAWLTY TOWERS, Sachs starred in THE HISTORY OF MR. POLLY, DEAD EARNEST, and EVERY SINGLE LINING. He narrated the comedy series THAT PETER KAY THING, and was recently seen as Ramsay Clegg in 27 episodes of hit soap CORONATION STREET.

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Andrew Sachs Facts

Birth NameAndreas Siegfried Sachs
BirthdayApril 7, 1930 (92)
BirthplaceBerlin, Germany

Selected Filmography

Not available.