Werner Peters was born on July 7, 1918 in Welirzsch, Delitzsch, Germany. He appeared in 102 films between 1947 and 1971.
Peters’ film career started with the lead in Wolfgang Staudte's “Der Untertan”, produced in the young German Democratic Republic. Peters then worked in West-Germany, appearing mostly in supporting roles in popular movies. He also established himself in the European and international film industry by frequently playing sinister German or Nazi characters. Werner appeared in one Euro-western “Black Eagle of Santa Fe” (1964).
Peters died of a heart attack on March 30, 1971 in Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany.
Today we remember Werner Peters on what would have been his 95th birthday.
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