Date of Birth:
7 April 1930
Andrew Sachs played in 4 movies in the Action, Adventure, Comedy, Documentary, Fantasy, Drama genres.
Andrew Sachs got succeed with average imdb rating 5.2.
Of Jewish heritage, he escaped Nazi Germany as a boy - after his father, who had been arrested by the Nazis, was released just days before the Kristallnacht.
There is a wax figure of him as Manuel from Fawlty Towers in Madam Tussaud's in London
On the set of "Fawlty Towers" (1975), he was nearly knocked out with a heavy saucepan by John Cleese, when Sachs made an unexpected move during filming after five days of rehearsals. Sachs had a headache for two days.
Was paid damages by the BBC after an incident filming "Fawlty Towers" (1975), where a jacket was treated with acid by the special effects department to look as if it was on fire, and really did burn through to his skin. He still bears the scars.
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