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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)

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 2011 Zookeeper
Jurgen
 1999 Late Show
Hannes Engel
 1990 Harry and Harriet
Harry
 1989 Think Big
Mr. Roberts
 1988 Lovable Zanies II
Frank Nordmann
 1987 Three Crazy Jerks
Ricky
 1985 Bolero
Disc-Jockey
 1985 Die Einsteiger
Tommy
 1985 Big Mäc
Bernhard 'Big Mäc' Maurer
 1983 Die Supernasen
Tommy Jürgensen / Prinz Faruk al Habib
 1982 Piratensender Power Play
Thommy
 1978 Summer Night Fever
Disc Jockey (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

German voice of Garfield.Garfield-The movie(2004) 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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Trivia:

In the 1980s he suffered the particular indignity of being replaced (as the host of a video clip pop show on TV) by a chimpanzee. See more »

Trademark:

His blond curly hair

Star Sign:

Taurus

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