From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia John Banner Banner as Sergeant Hans Georg Schultz on Hogan's Heroes (c. late-1960s). Born Johann Banner 28 January 1910 Vienna, Austria-Hungary Died 28 January 1973 (aged 63) Vienna, Austria Cause of death abdominal hemorrhage Resting place Friedhof Mauer, Vienna, Austria Occupation Actor Years active 1939–1972 Spouse(s) Christine John Banner (born Johann Banner, 28 January 1910 – 28 January 1973) was an Austrian-born American film and television actor. He is best known for his role as Master Sergeant Schultz in the situation comedy Hogan's Heroes (1965–1971). Schultz, constantly encountering evidence that the inmates of his stalag were planning mayhem, frequently feigned ignorance with the catchphrase, "I see nothing! I hear nothing! I know nothing!" (or, more commonly as the series went on, "I know nothing, nothing!").