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Ferdy Mayne is a Actor Allemand born on 11 march 1916 at Mainz (German)

Ferdy Mayne

Ferdy Mayne
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Nationality German
Birth 11 march 1916 at Mainz (German)
Death 30 january 1998 (at 81 years) at London (United-kingdom)

Ferdy Mayne (11 March 1916 – 30 January 1998) was a German actor long resident in England.


In 1955, Mayne married Deirdre de Payer. Their daughter Belinda Mayne is also an actor. They also adopted a daughter, Fernanda, in 1965. The couple divorced in 1972.

In the 1990s, Mayne developed Parkinson's disease, from which he died on 30 January 1998 in London, aged 81.

Best films

The Exchange Student (1967)
Jo (1971)
Pirates (1986)
The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)

Usually with

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Ken Annakin
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Roger Delgado
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Peter Sellers
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Filmography of Ferdy Mayne (101 films)

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Warlock: The Armageddon, 1h38
Directed by Anthony Hickox
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Horror
Actors Julian Sands, Chris Young, Paula Marshall, Joanna Pacuła, Steve Kahan, R.G. Armstrong
Roles One-Eyed Man
Rating54% 2.7000052.7000052.7000052.7000052.700005
In the distant past, Druids have stopped the rise of Satan's son using six magical rune stones that create light to vanquish the darkness. While the Druids perform a ritual upon a woman Satan has selected, they are attacked by Christians who feel their work is Satanic. Most of the Druids die and the rune stones are scattered.
Benefit of the Doubt
Genres Thriller
Themes Films about families
Actors Donald Sutherland, Amy Irving, Rider Strong, Christopher McDonald, Graham Greene, Theodore Bikel
Roles Mueller
Rating51% 2.565552.565552.565552.565552.56555
Karen Bruswell est hantée depuis l'âge de douze ans par la mort de sa mère, elle se remémore une violente dispute entre ses parents et se souvient avoir vu ou cru voir, son père, Frank, précipiter cette dernière au bas de l'escalier. Elle revit périodiquement le procès où sa déposition, accablante, entraîna la condamnation de celui-ci pour homicide volontaire et elle l'entend encore lui souffler à l'oreille avant de partir en prison, Papa, n'oubliera jamais. Vingt deux ans plus tard, elle travaille comme serveuse dans un bar et élève toute seule, son petit garçon de onze ans, Pete. Lorsqu'elle apprend que son père a été libéré sur parole, elle implore la protection du shériff Bob Calhoun et insiste pour qu'il soit chassé de la ville. Ce dernier proteste car il n'en a pas le droit tant qu'aucune infraction n'a été commise. Or Frank observe un comportement exemplaire, témoignant ainsi d'un sincère désir de rachat.
The Tigress, 1h23
Origin German
Genres Drama, Erotic thriller
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Erotic thriller films
Actors James Remar, Valentina Vargas, Hannes Jaenicke, Ferdy Mayne, George Peppard, Belinda Mayne
Roles Wiener Graf
Rating52% 2.616022.616022.616022.616022.61602
Durant les folles années 1920, on suit les péripéties de Pauline surnommée « La Tigresse », une libre et sensuelle jeune femme. À Berlin, où elle évolue dans les milieux interlopes, elle s’éprend d’Andrei, un jeune et séduisant escroc. Elle rompt avec son passé et ses amants pour le suivre et devient sa complice. Car Andrei a des plans pour arnaquer nantis et autres riches aristocrates… La belle « Tigresse » devient l’irrésistible appât qui va compromettre certains messieurs pour leur soutirer de l’argent, comme Sid Slaughter, ce magnat américain du pétrole en villégiature dans une luxueuse station thermale.
Knight Moves, 1h45
Directed by Carl Schenkel
Origin German
Genres Thriller, Crime
Themes Jeu, Sports films, Serial killer films, Films about chess
Actors Christopher Lambert, Diane Lane, Tom Skerritt, Daniel Baldwin, Katharine Isabelle, Arthur Brauss
Roles Jeremy Edmonds (as Ferdinand Mayne)
Rating60% 3.0496353.0496353.0496353.0496353.049635
They met only once, but back in 1972 David and Peter had left lasting impressions on one another, for one of them was stabbed continually with a fountain pen, leaving him with everlasting bodily scars. As for the other, his savage attack on his childhood opponent after his public humiliation and defeat was a catalyst that ended his parent's marriage, as his father left forever; his offspring discovered his mother dying, having been slashed with a broken bottle. This boy spent the next twenty years in and out of asylums and foster care. Now it seems he's become one of the youngest, most successful chess grandmasters in history. Brilliant if troubled widower with a precious daughter, he suddenly finds himself a suspect in his casual lover's murder. When more homicides occur Capt. Frank Sedman and his partner Det. Andy Wagner discover that a serial killer is at work on a Pacific Northwest island. With our chessmaster becoming more and more connected to the deaths, shrink Kathy Sheppard is brought in to figure out if this chess prodigy is as innocent as he claims to be.
Call from Space
Directed by Richard Fleischer
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Adventure
Themes Time travel films
Actors James Coburn, Billy Campbell, Sherrié Austin, Charlton Heston, Ferdy Mayne, Marjorie Stapp
Roles Archimedes
Rating58% 2.9423352.9423352.9423352.9423352.942335
Call from Space est l'histoire d'une expérimentation scientifique qui tourne mal et envoie une jeune fille dans un voyage dans le temps.
Pirates (1986)
, 2h4
Directed by Roman Polanski
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Swashbuckler, Adventure
Themes Films set in Africa, Seafaring films, Transport films, Pirate films
Actors Walter Matthau, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Cris Campion, Damien Thomas, Olu Jacobs, Charlotte Lewis
Roles Captain Linares
Rating61% 3.0513153.0513153.0513153.0513153.051315
Captain Thomas Bartholomew Red and his first mate, Frog, are stranded aboard a raft at sea. Close to death from starvation and dehydration, Red tries to kill and eat Frog, but they are rescued by a Spanish galleon and are forced into slavery. Red inspires the slaves to mutiny and takes control of the vessel. Frog falls in love with the niece of a Spanish colonial governor, and unsuccessfully romances her. Red covets a golden throne that the Spanish have taken from an Aztec king. Through several adventures, Red recruits a crew of cutthroats to steal the throne. Despite their efforts, Red and Frog are ultimately stranded on a raft again, where Red sits on his golden throne and urges Frog to "fatten up".
Wallenberg: A Hero's Story, 3h20
Directed by Lamont Johnson
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about religion, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Richard Chamberlain, Alice Krige, Kenneth Colley, Melanie Mayron, Stuart Wilson, Bibi Andersson
Roles Rabbi Preiss
Rating72% 3.63053.63053.63053.63053.6305
Raoul Wallenberg est un fonctionnaire suédois qui s'illustre pendant la Seconde guerre mondiale. Alors que les déportations de juifs sévissent dans toute l'Europe, Wallenberg se sert de sa position diplomatique pour délivrer de faux passeports à des dizaines de milliers de juifs leur évitant ainsi la Shoah.
Howling II: Stirba - Werewolf Bitch, 1h31
Directed by Philippe Mora
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Christopher Lee, Reb Brown, Annie McEnroe, Sybil Danning, Jimmy Nail, Ferdy Mayne
Roles Erie
Rating35% 1.7584651.7584651.7584651.7584651.758465
Ben White (Reb Brown) attends the funeral of his sister, journalist Karen White, the heroine of the previous film. Ben meets both Jenny Templeton (Annie McEnroe), one of Karen's colleagues, and Stefan Crosscoe (Christopher Lee), a mysterious interloper who tells him Karen was a werewolf. Providing videotaped evidence of the transformation – and turning up to destroy Karen as her undead body rises from the grave – Crosscoe convinces Ben and Jenny to accompany him to Transylvania to battle Stirba (Sybil Danning), an immortal werewolf queen. Along the way, the trio encounter Mariana (Marsha Hunt), another lusty werewolf siren, and her minion Erle (Ferdy Mayne).
Night Train to Terror, 1h38
Origin USA
Genres Musical theatre, Horror
Themes Transport films, Rail transport films, Ghost films
Actors John Phillip Law, Cameron Mitchell, Tony Giorgio, Richard Moll, Ferdy Mayne, Marc Lawrence
Roles God (segment "The Night Train") (as God)
Rating42% 2.116492.116492.116492.116492.11649
God and Satan are on board a train and discuss the fate of three individuals. In the first story, "The Case of Harry Billings", a man is kidnapped and taken to an insane asylum where he is put under hypnosis and lures victims to be tortured and murdered as part of an organ-harvesting operation. The second story, "The Case of Gretta Connors", entails two young lovers who become involved in a sinister cult of people fascinated with death. The final story "The Case of Claire Hansen" involves an apprentice to the Devil who is out to destroy mankind and a group of immortals who are out to stop him.
Conan the Destroyer, 1h43
Directed by Richard Fleischer
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about magic and magicians
Actors Arnold Schwarzenegger, Grace Jones, Olivia d'Abo, Mako Iwamatsu, Sarah Douglas, Tracey Walter
Roles The Leader
Rating59% 2.9500452.9500452.9500452.9500452.950045
Conan (Arnold Schwarzenegger) and his companion, the thief Malak (Tracey Walter), are confronted by Queen Taramis (Sarah Douglas) of Shadizar. She tests their combat ability with several of her guards. Satisfied, she tells Conan that she has a quest for him. He refuses her, but when she promises to resurrect his lost love, Valeria, Conan agrees to the quest. He is to escort the Queen's niece, Jehnna (Olivia d'Abo), an innocent who is destined to restore the jeweled horn of the dreaming god Dagoth; a magic gem must first be retrieved that will locate the horn. Conan and Malak are joined by Bombaata (Wilt Chamberlain), the eunuch captain of Taramis's guard. Bombaata has secret orders to kill Conan once the gem is obtained.
The Black Stallion Returns, 1h43
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about horses, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Kelly Reno, Vincent Spano, Teri Garr, Allen Garfield, Woody Strode, Ferdy Mayne
Roles Abu Ben Ishak
Rating60% 3.002113.002113.002113.002113.00211
The story begins with several odd occurrences at the farm where the Black, Alec (Kelly Reno), and his mother (Teri Garr) live. A suspicious barn fire is followed by the theft of the horse. From the point of view of Ishak (Ferdy Mayne), the sheik who took him, this is property retrieval; the horse was originally his, and the Black's name is Shetan. Although he learns that the horse is being returned to the sheik's kingdom in the Moroccan desert, Alec goes after the sheik, stowing away in a plane to Casablanca.
Frightmare (1983)
, 1h30
Directed by Norman Thaddeus Vane
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Actors Ferdy Mayne, Nita Talbot, Leon Askin, Jeffrey Combs, Scott Thomson, Chuck Mitchell
Roles Conrad Radzoff
Rating44% 2.2167852.2167852.2167852.2167852.216785
A group of drama students idolize their favourite horror film star, Conrad Razkoff (Ferdy Mayne). In the beginning, Conrad is acting in a commercial for dentures, and the Director (Peter Kastner) stops the filming because he does not like Conrad's performance. While the director sits on the edge of the balcony, an angry Conrad pushes him off with his cane. Later, Conrad visits a school and talks about his performances, only to faint under excitement. One of the Drama students, Meg (Jennifer Starrett), revives him. Later, as Conrad sits in his bed, his obese director Wolfgang (Leon Askin) visits him. After a long talk about his death arrangements, Conrad closes his eyes and tricks the director into believing he is dead. Then, the director denounces him until Conrad springs up and smothers him with a pillow. After Conrad dies, the seven drama students, Meg, Saint (Luca Bercovici), Bobo (Scott Thomson), Eve (Carlene Olson), Donna (Donna McDaniel), Oscar (Alan Stock), and Stu (Jeffrey Combs), go to the cemetery after dark, they sneak into the tomb where Conrad's coffin resides. The lights turn on and they see a film of Conrad stating that he welcomes them into his tomb, unless,he says, they have broken in. Creeped out, Meg asks them not to take Conrad, but they do, and take him to an old mansion where they stay for the night.
Yellowbeard, 1h36
Directed by Mel Damski
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Pirate films
Actors Graham Chapman, Peter Boyle, Tommy Chong, Cheech Marin, Peter Cook, Marty Feldman
Roles Mr. Beamish
Rating59% 2.9991252.9991252.9991252.9991252.999125
The pirate Yellowbeard (Chapman) is incarcerated for 20 years for tax evasion. He survives the sentence but has not disclosed the whereabouts of his vast treasure. The Royal Navy hatches a plot to increase his sentence by 140 years, knowing that he will escape to set out for his treasure. He does so, recruiting a motley crew of companions. He had left a map of the treasure in the chimney of his wife's pub, but she burned it. She then tells Yellowbeard that she had the map tattooed on their son's head. Things go wrong when his traitorous former bosun Mr. Moon (Boyle) takes over the ship. With the Head of the British Secret Service (Idle) hot on their trail, they eventually find the island, where the terrible despot "El Nebuloso" and his majordomo "El Segundo" (Cheech and Chong) have taken residence with the treasure, and the battle for the prize commences.