Peter Capell

Peter Capell

  • Born on
    • September 3rd, 1912
  • Died on
    • March 3rd, 1986
Peter Capell (3 September 1912 - 3 March 1985) was a German actor who was active on screen from 1945 until 1985. His first role was in Winterset, shortly after the end of the Second World War. His final role came a year before his death, when he appeared in Mamas Geburtstag. Both of these were television productions. He also appeared in many films, including Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971), in which he played a "tinker" who spoke to Charlie Bucket (Peter Ostrum) at the gates of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory. Capell died, aged 72, in March 1985. Description above from the Wikipedia article Peter Capell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​


Acting (9 Credits)

1984The Little Drummer Girl as Schwindli
1979Doctor Snuggles as Krick-Krack
1978Fedora as Second Director
1977Sorcerer as Lartigue
1971Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory as The Tinker
1962The Counterfeit Traitor
1961One, Two, Three as Mishkin
1957The Burglar as Baylock
1957Paths of Glory as Narrator of Opening Sequence

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