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Richard Sammel Bio & Wiki: Facts about German Actor

Richard Sammel Bio & Wiki: Facts about German Actor

Facts of Richard Sammel

Full Name: Richard Sammel
Birth Date: October 13, 1960
Age: 62 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Actor
Country: Germany
Horoscope: Libra
Height: 5 feet 11 inches (1.80m)
Net Worth$5 million
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorDark Brown
Birth PlaceHeidelberg, Baden-Württemberg
StatusDating
NationalityGerman
EthnicityMixed
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Richard Sammel is a German actor who is widely famous for his work on FX’s The Strain as Thomas Eichhorst.

Early Life and Interest

Richard Sammel entered this world on 13th October 1960, in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. As of 2022, his age is 61 years old while his horoscope is Libra. It is known that he was the only child of his parents.

Richard holds a German nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnical background. Sammel studied music, especially the violin, and then went on to follow his true passion, which was acting. He studied both music and acting in his hometown, Hildesheim, Germany.

Casino Royale

Casino Royale is a spy movie that was released in the year 2006. Martin Campbell directed the movie while Neal Purvis and Robert Wade wrote it. Further, it is was produced by Eon Productions for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Columbia Pictures.

The movie premiered at the Odeon Leicester Square on 14th November 2006. Further, it earned almost $600 million worldwide, becoming the highest-grossing James Bond film until the release of Skyfall in the year 2012.

 

Relationship Status

Richard Sammel is unmarried but he is in a romantic relationship with his mysterious girlfriend. The couple is the parents of three adorable children, a son, and two daughters. As of now, all families five are residing happily in  Paris and Berlin.

Richard Sammel with his friends and co-stars
Caption: Richard Sammel with his friends and co-stars (Photo: Instagram)

What is Richard Sammel Net Worth?

Richard Sammel has an estimated net worth of around $5 million as of 2022 which he earned through his acting career. While he was working on the FX series The Strain, he was making $30k per episode as his salary.

Height & Social Sites

Richard Sammel stands at the height of 5 feet 11 inches tall with matching body weight. Sammel has dark brown colored hair while his eyes are blue in color.

Richard is quite active on various sorts of social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Movies & TV Series

Till now, Richard has appeared in more than 100 movies and TV series. Some of his notable movies include 3 Days to Kill, Road 47, Klon, Anna Oz, Safe Conduct, Phantom Pain, The Berlin Project, Beauty, and the Beast, The Confessions, The Third Half, Tough Love, and so on.

Similarly, some of his notable TV series is The Strain, A French Village, The Name of the Rose, and many more.

Award & Nomination

He won a Best Actor Award at the Syracuse International Film Festival for his appearance in the drama war movie, Apartment in Athen in the year 2011. In the year 2015, he was nominated for Saturn Award in the category of Best Supporting Actor on Television for his work on FX’s The Strain as Thomas Eichhorst.

The Strain

The Strain is a famous American horror drama television series that was created by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan. The series aired on FX from 13th July 2014 to 17th September 2017. It is based on the novel trilogy of the same name.

The second season premiered on 12th July 2015 while the third season premiered on 28th August 2016. Further, the final season premiered on 16th July 2017. During the course of the series, 46 episodes the series aired over four seasons. Carlton Cuse served as executive producer and showrunner of the series.

Career

  • Richard Sammel began his career in acting in the year 1981 on stage in his own hometown, Hildesheim, Germany.
  • After that, he began his first debut in the movie, The Sect as a truck driver in the year 1991.
  • In the year 1993, Richard moved to Paris and played the lead role in the musical film version of the Brecht-Eisler opera named The Lindberghs Flight.
Richard Sammel, German actor
Caption: Richard Sammel, German actor Photo: Instagram
  • He appeared as Sgt Werner Rachtman in Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds and as Gettler in Casino Royale (2006).
  • Further, he made his TV debut through a TV series named La Mondaine. Later, he appeared in the TV mini-series The Blue Bicycle in the year 2000.
  • Further, he also appeared as Alexander Legard in 13 Hours: Race Against Time.

FAQs of Richard Sammel

Who is Richard Sammel?

Richard Sammel is a German actor who is widely famous for his work on FX’s The Strain as Thomas Eichhorst.

Where was Richard Sammel born?

Richard Sammel entered this world on 13th October 1960, in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.