A list for the funniest German TV- and movie-actors.
Christoph Waltz was born in Vienna, Austria, to Elisabeth Urbancic, an Austrian-born costume designer, and Johannes Waltz, a German-born stage builder. He has 3 siblings. He was born into a theater family, as his maternal grandmother was Viennese Burgtheater actress Maria Mayen, and his step-grandfather was fellow Burgtheater actor Emmerich Reimers...
Michael 'Bully' Herbig studied photography and is well known in the German comedy scene as a writer, director and producer. In addition to his morning radio show 'Langemann und die Morgencrew' from 1992 to 1995, he also made 800 episodes of the comedy radio show 'Die Bayern Cops'. He has appeared in various advertisements and TV specials...
Matthias Schweighöfer is considered one of the most promising young German actors. Born into a family of actors, he soon knew he belonged in front of a camera, too. His parents, the theatre actors Gitta Schweighöfer
and Michael Schweighöfer
, often took him to some of their rehearsals, so he later participated in his high school's drama group in Chemnitz...
Actor, producer, writer, and director Til Schweiger
is Germany's best-known actor and also the country's most successful director. With more than 51 Million admissions no other German filmmaker drew more people to cinemas. He runs his own production company Barefoot Films based in Berlin, Germany...
Antoine Monot Jr.
Now a Swiss citizen, Antoine Monot, Jr was born in Germany in 1975. Monot undertook numerous PR mandates for touring theater groups following his training as a director at the "Hochschule für Musik und Theater Zürich". In 1993 Monot, Jr. produced the short film _Timing (1999 short)_ for the "Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst Zürich"...
Martina Hill was born in Berlin in 1974, where after finishing school she later studied drama. Martina had her breakthrough in 2007 as an ensemble member of the comedy show "Switch Reloaded" which catapulted her into the spotlight, making her known as the best female impersonator in Germany. Thus, it...
Vicco von Bülow
Loriot was once best known as a cartoonist, with the distinguishing feature that all his characters had potato-shaped noses. In the 1960s, he presented the TV series "Cartoon" which featured short animated cartoons from all over the world. In between the clips he acted in little funny sketches. These...