Francis De Wolff was born on January 7, 1913 in Essex, England. He was an actor, known for the films From Russia with Love (1963), A Christmas Carol (1951) and Moby Dick(1956). He was married to Jean Fairlie and died on April 18, 1984 in Sussex, England from unspecified causes. Standing at an intimidating 5' 11" (1.8m), he was often cast as villains in both film and television. He also had the distinction of being the lead villain, Wilhelm Kramar, in the very first Dick Barton - Special Agent radio serial.