FRITZ WEPPER

Glossy 4×6 black and white bust publicity portrait, boldly signed and inscribed in blue felt tip ink, “For Jon/with best wishes/yours -/Fritz Wepper.”  Very fine condition.  John Verzi collection.  The handsome German leading man gained international popularity as the star of the German television series, “Derrick,” which lasted for 18 seasons and over 280 episodes through 1998.  In 2002, he began starring in another series, “For Heaven’s Sake,” which continues into 2019 at episode 174.  He has also appeared in such films as Die Brucke (1959), Cabaret (1972), and dozens of other German films and television series, winning numerous German and Austrian awards.

$30