Wolf Kahler

Wolf Kahler (born 1940) is a German actor born in Kiel. Since 1975, he has appeared in many English-language US and UK television and film productions. Due to his height - he is 6 feet 2 inches (1.87m) tall - sharp features, and blond hair he is often cast in roles as Nazis or other unsympathetic German characters. One of his most well-known roles was that of Dietrich in Raiders of the Lost Ark. Kahler's voice also appears in computer games, for example as Kaiser Vlad in Battalion Wars. Kahler played the German Ambassador in the long-running "Ambassador's Reception" Ferrero Rocher TV advertisement, uttering the line "Excellente!". He also appears as a famous Germanic architect in US television advertisements for the Kohler Company. The Scarlet Pimpernel of the Vatican was first broadcast in 2006 on BBC Radio4. He played Herbert Kappler. This was a drama by Robin Glendinning: a Nazi war criminal is befriended by a Vatican priest in his cell, based on the real-life adventures of Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty.


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