Gertan Klauber

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Gertan Klauber
Gertan Klauber playing the baker Albert Schoenfeld (Upstairs, Downstairs 1971 TV series - The Beastly Hun).png
Gertan Klauber playing the baker Albert Schoenfeld
Born(1932-03-05)5 March 1932
Died1 August 2008(2008-08-01) (aged 76)
Spouse(s) Gwendolyn Watts

George Gertan Klauber (5 March 1932 1 August 2008) was a British bit part character actor. [1]


Klauber was born in Czechoslovakia, and after training at the Birmingham Theatre School, his stage appearances included with the RSC and the National Theatre. [2] [3] He played small roles in many of the Carry On films and appeared in numerous television productions, often playing minor villains, including episodes of The Saint , The Professionals , Danger Man , The Avengers , twice in Doctor Who as The Galley Master in The Romans and as Ola in The Macra Terror and as mad king George III in Blackadder the Third . [4] He appeared in the TV musical Pickwick for the BBC in 1969. [5] He also played a servile yet pompous waiter in one episode, "The Old Magic", of Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? . [6]

He was married to the British actress Gwendolyn Watts. [2]

Partial filmography

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  2. 1 2 Gaughan, Gavin (November 28, 2008). "Obituary: Gertan Klauber" via
  3. "Gertan Klauber | Theatricalia".
  4. "Gertan Klauber".
  5. "Pickwick (1969)". BFI.
  6. "BBC One - Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?, Series 1, The Old Magic". BBC.