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Niki Lauda


Born to a wealthy family in Vienna, Niki Lauda did not use the conventional methods of a man his means to become a world champion race driver. Far from it, his family disapproved and refused to finance his career, but Lauda plodded on, racing in the lesser ranks before getting his first break in Formula 1 with March. After a couple of fruitless ... See full bio »
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 2010-2015 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series)
Himself - Non-Executive Chairman, Mercedes AMG / Himself - F1 World Champion, 1975, 1977 & 1984 / Himself - F1 World Champion, 1975, 1977 & 1984 (segment: F1 Forum) / ...
- The Belgian Grand Prix (2015) ... Himself - Non-Executive Chairman, Mercedes AMG
- The Hungarian Grand Prix (2015) ... Himself - Non-Executive Chairman, Mercedes AMG
- The Hungarian Grand Prix: Qualifying (2015) ... Himself - Non-Executive Chairman, Mercedes AMG
- The Canadian Grand Prix (2015) ... Himself - Non-Executive Chairman, Mercedes AMG
- The Canadian Grand Prix: Qualifying (2015) ... Himself - Non-Executive Chairman, Mercedes AMG
 2015 Air Emergency (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Niki Lauda - Testing the Limits (2015) ... Himself
 2014 Lauda: The Untold Story (Documentary)
Himself
 2014 71st Golden Globe Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Presenter (uncredited)
 2013 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 29 November 2013 (2013) ... Himself - Guest
 2013 Janela Indiscreta (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.190 (2013) ... Himself
 2013 1 (Documentary)
Himself
 2013 Hunt vs Lauda: F1's Greatest Racing Rivals (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2012 Marslakók (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.67 (2012) ... Himself
 2012 Günther Jauch (TV Series)
Himself
 2011 Formula 1's 60th Anniversary: Plus Ça Change (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - World Champion 1975, 1977, 1984
 2010 Aus eigener Kraft (TV Movie documentary)
Niki Lauda
 2010 Jochen Rindts letzter Sommer - Ein Toter wird Weltmeister (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2010 Im Gespräch mit Teddy Podgorski (TV Series)
Himself
 2010 Udo Proksch: Out of Control (Documentary)
Himself
 2006-2009 Beckmann (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 22 June 2009 (2009) ... Himself
- Episode dated 14 May 2007 (2007) ... Himself
- Episode dated 2 January 2006 (2006) ... Himself
 2008 Wir sind Kaiser (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #2.3 (2008) ... Himself
 2008 Willkommen Österreich (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.43 (2008) ... Himself
 2003-2008 Menschen bei Maischberger (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 15 January 2008 (2008) ... Himself
- Episode dated 29 March 2005 (2005) ... Himself
- Episode dated 14 October 2003 (2003) ... Himself
 2007 ITV - Formula One (TV Series)
Himself
- 2007 Canadian Grand Prix (2007) ... Himself
 2005 Mein Leben (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Niki Lauda (2005) ... Himself
 2005 Explorations (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Billionaire Boys Toys (2005) ... Himself
 2004 Monaco - Le circuit des princes (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2003 Tussen de sterren (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... Himself
 1981-2002 Wetten, dass..? (TV Series)
Himself
- Wetten, dass..? aus Wien (2002) ... Himself
- Wetten, dass..? aus Mainz (1984) ... Himself
- Wetten, dass..? aus Böblingen (1981) ... Himself
 2001 In 80 Jahren um die Welt (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 1999 Screw Loose
Himself
 1998 Falco - Hoch wie nie (Video)
Himself
 1998 Sabine Christiansen (TV Series)
Himself
- Leben mit der Katastrophe (1998) ... Himself
 1996 Die Harald Schmidt Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Show #27 (1996) ... Himself
 1992 Lap of the Gods (Video)
Himself
 1990 Fire, Ice & Dynamite
Himself
 1987 Top Kids (TV Movie)
Himself
 1986 Die Zukunft hat Geburtstag - 100 Jahre Automobil (TV Movie)
Himself / Host
 1985 Schwarz und ohne Zucker
Himself
 1984 Fear - Angst (TV Movie documentary)
Guest
 1983 Formule Villeneuve
Himself
 1983 Turbo Time (Documentary)
Himself
 1981 Jolly Joker (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Co-Host
 1980 The Big Time (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Tim Davey - Racing Driver (1980) ... Himself
 1978 Popcorn und Himbeereis
Himself (uncredited)
 1978 Speed Fever (Documentary)
Himself
 1976 Jarama fórmula 1 (Documentary short)
Él mismo, piloto de F1
 1976 Je später der Abend... (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 28 November 1976 (1976) ... Himself
 1974 One by One (Documentary)
Himself
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Other Works:

Wrote autobiography "Meine Story" in 1986. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 5 Print Biographies | 3 Interviews | 1 Article | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[re making of Rush (2013)] I had been approached before, but the ideas always seemed to me boring. Peter Morgan and Ron Howard - these are the right people. Ron Howard had no idea about racing. He was like a little kid, with unbelievable enthusiasm. But the story comes very well across. See more »

Trivia:

Won 25 career races in Formula 1 World Championship. Won 24 pole positions in Formula 1 World Championship. Father of Lukas & Matthias. Founder of Lauda Air in 1978. Lauda Air is Austria's second largest commercial airlines. Often pilots Boeing 737 & 747 jets at Lauda Air. See more »

Trademark:

Wears a Parmalat (Italian dairy) baseball cap at all times to cover his burn scars from his auto accident in 1976.

Nickname:

The Rat

Star Sign:

Pisces

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