Richard Sammel (born 13 October 1960) is a German actor. Known for his role as Thomas Eichhorst on the FX television series The Strain (2014–2017).
He has appeared in more than 100 films and television series since 1991.
Sammel speaks five languages: German (native), English (fluent), French (fluent), Italian (fluent), and Spanish (medium fluency).
Sammel currently resides in Paris and Berlin with his girlfriend and his son. He also has two daughters.
|2016||The Confessions||German minister|
|2014–2017||The Strain||Thomas Eichhorst|
|2014||3 Days to Kill||The Wolf|
|2013||Company of Heroes||Commandant Beimler|
|2013||Road 47||Col. Mayer|
|2012||The Third Half||Rudolph Spitz|
|2011||Sniper: Reloaded||Col. Ralf Jäger|
|2010–2017||Un village français||Heinrich Müller|
|2010||Joséphine, ange gardien||Berlin Officer||TV Series (1 Episode)|
|2009||Inglourious Basterds||Sgt. Werner Rachtman|
|2006||OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies||Moeller|
|Casino Royale||Adolph Gettler|
|Safe Conduct||Richard Pottier|
|1997||Life is Beautiful||German Officer at train station|
Awards and nominations
|2015||41st Saturn Awards||Best Supporting Actor on Television||Nominated|