- “For me, it was really over. But I had so closed my peace. So two weeks later I get a call again from the production. Tarantino wants me to come to Berlin again. He then took half a day to tell me the whole script to convince me how important is that scene and that I play it. It was an incredibly beautiful moment.”
- ―Richard Sammel on his role
Richard Sammel (born 13 October 1960) is a German actor. Sammel was born in Heidelberg. His passion for the performing arts as musician (he plays violin), actor and also dancer, enabled him to gather richly diversified and Europe-wide experiences in film, television and theatre productions. He is best known for playing Sgt. Werner Rachtman in Inglourious Basterds (2009). He has appeared in more than 100 films and television series since 1991.