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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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Wetten, dass..?
Wetten, dass..? Himself - Host / Himself
Gottschalk Live
Gottschalk Live Himself - Host
Na sowas!
Na sowas! Himself - Host
Ein Lied für Jerusalem
Ein Lied für Jerusalem Himself - Host


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 2012 Heiter bis tödlich - Hubert und Staller (TV Series)
Johnny Silver
- Konzert für eine Leiche (2012) ... Johnny Silver
 2011 Zookeeper
 2005 Die Traumschiff-Gala (TV Movie)
 1999 Late Show
Hannes Engel
 1998 Breakfast with Einstein (TV Movie)
 1997 Kleine Einbrecher (TV Movie)
 1994 Weihnachten mit Willy Wuff (TV Movie)
Dicker (voice)
 1990 Harry and Harriet
 1989 Think Big
Mr. Roberts
 1988 Lovable Zanies II
Frank Nordmann
 1987 Three Crazy Jerks
 1985 Oliver Maass (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Moderator (uncredited)
 1985 Bolero
 1985 Die Einsteiger
 1985 Big Mäc
Bernhard 'Big Mäc' Maurer
 1984 Heut' abend (TV Series)
 1983 Dalli Dalli (TV Series)
- Episode #1.125 (1983) ... Kandidat
 1983 Die Supernasen
Tommy Jürgensen / Prinz Faruk al Habib
 1983 Monaco Franze - Der ewige Stenz (TV Series)
- Ein bissel was geht immer (1983) ... Ricky
 1982 Piratensender Power Play
 1978 Summer Night Fever
Disc Jockey (uncredited)
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TV commercial for Deutsche Post AG (2000) See more »

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

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6' 3½" (1.92 m)

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Ranked #1 in a survey by TV guide "Bildwoche" searching "Germany's biggest TV entertainer of all time" (March 2006). See more »


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