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Chef Tell (1943–2007)

Chef Tell was born on November 5, 1943 in Stuttgart, Germany as Friedman Paul Erhardt. He was an actor, known for Evening Magazine (1976), Live! with Kelly (1988) and R2PC: Road to Park City (2000). He was married to Bunny Erhardt and Janet Louise Nicoletti. He died on October 26, 2007 in Upper Black Eddy, Pennsylvania, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Evening Magazine
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Live! with Kelly
Live! with Kelly Himself / Himself - Guest
R2PC: Road to Park City


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 2000 R2PC: Road to Park City
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 1988-2007 Live! with Kelly (TV Series)
Himself / Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 10 August 2007 (2007) ... Himself
- Episode dated 11 January 1990 (1990) ... Himself
- Episode dated 2 January 1990 (1990) ... Himself
- Episode dated 20 December 1989 (1989) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 28 October 1988 (1988) ... Himself
 1986 Regis Philbin's Lifestyles (TV Series)
- Episode dated 25 August 1986 (1986) ... Himself
 1976 Evening Magazine (TV Series)
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Other Works:

Chef Tell's Healthy (Diabetic) Recipes, by Friedemann Paul Erhardt, published by KuleBooks LLC. E-book on See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »


6' 3" (1.91 m)

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There's a right way and a wrong way, and my way of cooking. See more »


Asked by Art Moore in 1976 what his TV persona should be, Erhardt simply replied, " Just call me 'Chef Tell.'" He had gained the nickname of "Tell" after playing the main character of the play Wilhelm Tell in school. See more »


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