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Thomas Gottschalk was born on May 18, 1950 in Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany as Thomas Johannes Gottschalk. He is an actor and writer, known for Wetten, dass..? (1981), Gottschalk Live (2012) and Na sowas! (1982). He has been married to Thea Gottschalk since November 11, 1976. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

Wetten, dass..?
Wetten, dass..? Himself - Host / Himself
(1982-2012)
Gottschalk Live
Gottschalk Live Himself - Host
(2012)
Na sowas!
Na sowas! Himself - Host
(1982-1986)
Ein Lied für Jerusalem
Ein Lied für Jerusalem Himself - Host
(1979)

Filmography

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 2012 Heiter bis tödlich - Hubert und Staller (TV Series)
Johnny Silver
- Konzert für eine Leiche (2012) ... Johnny Silver
 2011 Zookeeper
Jurgen
 2005 Die Traumschiff-Gala (TV Movie)
 1999 Late Show
Hannes Engel
 1998 Breakfast with Einstein (TV Movie)
Martin
 1997 Kleine Einbrecher (TV Movie)
Showmaster
 1994 Weihnachten mit Willy Wuff (TV Movie)
Dicker (voice)
 1990 Harry and Harriet
Harry
 1989 Think Big
Mr. Roberts
 1988 Zärtliche Chaoten II
Frank Nordmann
 1987 Zärtliche Chaoten
Ricky
 1985 Oliver Maass (TV Series)
Moderator
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Moderator (uncredited)
 1985 Bolero
Disc-Jockey
 1985 Die Einsteiger
Tommy
 1985 Big Mäc
Bernhard 'Big Mäc' Maurer
 1984 Heut' abend (TV Series)
 1983 Dalli Dalli (TV Series)
Kandidat
- Episode #1.125 (1983) ... Kandidat
 1983 Die Supernasen
Tommy Jürgensen / Prinz Faruk al Habib
 1983 Monaco Franze - Der ewige Stenz (TV Series)
Ricky
- Ein bissel was geht immer (1983) ... Ricky
 1982 Piratensender Power Play
Thommy
 1978 Summer Night Fever
Disc Jockey (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Host of Europe's most successful TV show Wetten, dass..? (1981) from 1987 to 1992 and since 1994. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

narrator

Height:

6' 3½" (1.92 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Started his professional career as teacher (German; Latin). See more »

Trademark:

His blond curly hair

Star Sign:

Taurus

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