Provided dialogue for the scene "Es wandelt schon das Volk im Feierkleide" in a recording of Beethoven's incidental music to "The Consecration of the House" featuring the Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Claudio Abbado (Deutsche Grammophon 447 748-2)
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[recounting how people ascribed special powers to him when they recognized him in public, because of playing the angel Damiel in Wings of Desire
(1987)] People in planes said: 'Ah, no need to be afraid, because with you here, nothing can happen. Now we are safe.' Or a mother said to her child: 'Look, there's your guardian angel.' They weren't joking. [Danish film journal 'P.O.V.']
His performance as the angel Damiel in Wings of Desire
(1987) became so iconic, that he could make a short and silent appearance as the same character in Children of Nature
(1991) without confusing the audience. Later, he would reprise the role in the sequel Faraway, So Close!
Gentle voice and friendly persona