Werner KlempererWerner Klemperer
- December 6
) was the actor best known for portraying colonel Wilhelm Klink on the TV show Hogan's Heroes
. A jew, Klemperer was very conscious of the fact that he was playing a Nazi and agreed only to play Klink on the condition that he would be portrayed as a fool and that he never succeeded.
Werner was the son of the well-known conductor Otto Klemperer , (1885-1973).