Wolfgang Otto Völz (born 16 August 1930 in Danzig, now Gdańsk, Poland) is a German actor. He is known for his roles in theatre plays, TV shows, feature films (especially German Films based on Edgar Wallace works) and taped radio shows. He is also a very prolific voice actor.
Völz studied acting and consequently worked as a stage actor. After more than ten years of acting including a great deal of supporting roles in feature films and TV shows he became a popular cast member ("Lt. Mario de Monti") of Space Patrol - The Fantastic Adventures of the Spaceship Orion. He continued being successful on the TV screen by playing Ioan (German: Johann), the driver and bodyguard of Graf Yoster (and afterwards many other characters).
As a voice actor he has dubbed American stars such as Walter Matthau, Peter Falk and Mel Brooks and people or animals in animated films like Impy's Island.
Man in the River (1958),
Ralph Keim: Benjamin und Wolfgang Völz - Eine Biografie, SWB Verlag, Stuttgart, August 2010, ISBN 3-938719-42-7
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