Michael Chevalier

Michael Chevalier ( born May 14, 1933 in Berlin ) is a German actor and voice actor. He is one of the most prominent German voice actors and a wide public, for instance as the voice of Charles Bronson known.

Life and work

In the media of film and television, the trained actor Chevalier rarely exhibited. A wider audience, he should be better by his TV role as a massage therapist on a football team in the youth series Manni, the Libero familiar with Thomas Ohrner here. Otherwise, it is mostly seen in supporting roles, as in thousands of melodies (1956 ), the comedy The double Nötzli, the TV movie friend with Rolls- Royce from the series to the cleaning lady Ada Harris with Inge Meysel or as a petty criminal in the Edgar Wallace adaptation The Squeaker (1963).

Nevertheless, his distinctive voice is familiar to most moviegoers familiar: Since 1951, Chevalier is extensively engaged in synchronous business. For many famous colleagues, he is the German standard synchronous voice, for Charles Bronson ( standard synchronous voice, including in game me the song of death and Udo Lindenberg's "Cowboy Rocker" ), Omar Sharif (including in Doctor Zhivago ), Richard Attenborough ( in the Flight of the Phoenix 1965), Oliver Reed (most recently in Gladiator ), Steve McQueen ( the Cincinnati Kid ), Richard Harris ( the Wild Geese ), Dan Blocker ( Bonanza ) and William Conrad ( in the TV series Cannon and Jake and McCabe - through thick and thin). He also dubbed numerous other stars in one or more movie appearances, such as Paul Newman ( you want to be giants ), Marlon Brando ( The Island of Dr. Moreau ) or Sean Connery ( Zardoz ). In addition, he gave in Western Charro! ( Germany premiere on August 15, 1969) his distinctive voice of Elvis Presley. With over 800 synchronous roles he is one of the busiest German voice actors.

In 2004 he was awarded the German Prize for synchronous for his outstanding oeuvre.

Filmography (selection)