Erwin Leder

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Erwin Leder
Erwin Leder 2012.jpg
Erwin Leder in 2012
Born (1951-07-30) 30 July 1951 (age 66)
St. Pölten, Austria
Nationality Austrian
Occupation Actor
Years active 1981–present

Erwin Alois Robert Leder (born 30 July 1951 in St. Pölten, Lower Austria, Austria) is an Austrian actor.[1] He is best known for his role as Chief Mechanic Johann in Das Boot, a 1981 feature film directed by Wolfgang Petersen about a mission of one World War II U-boat and its crew. He is also known for the leading role as the nameless serial killer in the highly acclaimed cult film Angst, by Gerald Kargl, which was banned all over Europe for extreme violence in 1983.[2]

In 2003, Leder appeared as the lycan scientist Singe in the gothic horror/action film Underworld.[3] He reprised his role in the sequel in a brief cameo as a corpse.



  1. ^ Erwin Leder
  2. ^ McKendry, Rebekah (January 5, 2017). "Banned!: 10 Horror Movies You Weren't Supposed to See". Retrieved 28 June 2017. 
  3. ^ Erwin Leder on IMDb