Werner Klemperer Biography

Werner Klemperer

Born: 3/22/1920
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany

Emmy Award-winning actor who played bumbling, monocled Nazi Col. Wilhelm Klink on television's Hogan's Heroes. His true love, however, was music. He performed in several opera productions and was a frequent narrator for symphony orchestras. His father was the renowned conductor and music director Otto Klemperer.

Died: Manhattan, 12/6/2000

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