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Hape Kerkeling

Hape Kerkeling was born on December 9, 1964 in Recklinghausen, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany as Hans Peter Wilhelm Kerkeling. He is an actor and writer, known for Horst Schlämmer - Isch kandidiere! (2009), Die 70er Show (2003) and Let's Dance (2006). See full bio »

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Known For

Horst Schlämmer - Isch kandidiere!
Horst Schlämmer - Isch kandidiere! Horst Schlämmer / Gisela / Uschi Blum / Angela Merkel / Ronald Pofalla / Ulla Schmidt
Die 70er Show
Die 70er Show Himself - Host
Let's Dance
Let's Dance Himself - Host
Kein Pardon
Kein Pardon Peter Schlönzke / Siggi Schwäbli / Uschi Blum


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 2011 Das Traumschiff (TV Series)
Clemens Kohl
- New York, Savannah und Salvador de Bahia (2011) ... Clemens Kohl
 2008 Kanal fatal (TV Series)
 2005 Gute Zeiten, schlechte Zeiten (TV Series)
Dietmar Döring
- Episode #1.3215 (2005) ... Dietmar Döring
 2005 Die Traumschiff-Gala (TV Movie)
 2004 Samba in Mettmann
 2003 Lindenstraße (TV Series)
Robert / Moderator
- Heldentum (2003) ... Robert / Moderator
 2000 Showpalast (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (2000)
 1999 Tobias Totz und sein Löwe
Paul Pommes (voice)
 1999 Gisbert (TV Series)
- Klassenfahrt (1999) ... Gisbert
- Therapie (1999) ... Gisbert
- Staatsempfang (1999) ... Gisbert
- Reklame (1999) ... Gisbert
- Supermarkt (1999) ... Gisbert
 1997 Die Oma ist tot (TV Movie)
Lothar Brömmer
 1997 Ein Mann steht seine Frau (TV Series)
- Sekretärin des Jahres (1997) ... TV-Moderator
 1996 Willi und die Windzors (TV Movie)
Willi Bettenberg
 1995 Club Las Piranjas (TV Movie)
Edwin / Flugzeugkapitän / Finnischer Ansager am Flughafen
 1994 Cheese (TV Series)
 1993 Unter einer Decke (TV Series)
 1993 Kein Pardon
Peter Schlönzke / Siggi Schwäbli / Uschi Blum
 1990 Vorwärts
 1989 Total Normal (TV Series)
Siegfried Schwäbli / Diverse
 1989 Großstadtrevier (TV Series)
Hein Merry
- Dame in Not (1989) ... Hein Merry
Show Show Writer (12 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (7 credits)
Show Show Director (4 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Self (77 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Author of an autobiographical book: Ich bin dann mal weg. Meine Reise auf dem Jakobsweg. Malik Verlag, München 2006. ISBN 3-89029-312-3 See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 1 Article | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Hans Peter Kerkeling | Ripuli

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He speaks German, Spanish, Italian, French, English (also Dutch) and has a talent for imitating languages. See more »

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