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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 Total Normal (1989), Kein Pardon (1993) and Horst Schlämmer - Isch kandidiere! (2009). See full bio »
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Known For

Total Normal Siegfried Schwäbli / Diverse
Kein Pardon Peter Schlönzke / Siggi Schwäbli / Uschi Blum
Horst Schlämmer - Isch kandidiere! Horst Schlämmer / Gisela / Uschi Blum / Angela Merkel / Ronald Pofalla / Ulla Schmidt
Ein Mann, ein Fjord! Horst Schlämmer / Uschi Blum / Moderatorin Gisela


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 2011 Das Traumschiff (TV Series)
Clemens Kohl
- New York, Savannah und Salvador de Bahia (2011) ... Clemens Kohl
 2009 Horst Schlämmer - Isch kandidiere!
Horst Schlämmer / Gisela / Uschi Blum / ...
 2009 Happy Birthday, Hella! (TV Movie)
Uschi Blum
 2009 Ein Mann, ein Fjord! (TV Movie)
Horst Schlämmer / Uschi Blum / Moderatorin Gisela
 2008 Kanal fatal (TV Series)
 2008 Hallo Taxi mit Hape Kerkeling (TV Series)
Günther Warnke
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Günther Warnke
 2007 Horst Schlämmer: Weisse Bescheid?! (TV Movie)
Horst Schlämmer
 2005 Gute Zeiten, schlechte Zeiten (TV Series)
Dietmar Döring
- Episode #1.3215 (2005) ... Dietmar Döring
 2004 Samba in Mettmann
 2003 Lindenstraße (TV Series)
Robert / Moderator
- Heldentum (2003) ... Robert / Moderator
 2001 Darüber lacht die Welt (TV Series)
Rico Mielke
 2000 Showpalast (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (2000)
 1999 Tobias and His Lion
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
 1996 RTL Samstag Nacht (TV Series)
 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
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Provided the voice of Po in the German dub of Kung Fu Panda (2008). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

Official Site [Germany]

Alternate Names:

Hape Kerkeling & Band | Hans Peter Kerkeling | Ripuli

Did You Know?


After going on a pilgrimage, following the Way of St. James in 2001, he wrote a book named "Ich bin dann mal weg - Meine Reise auf dem Jakobsweg" about his experiences and his "meeting with God". The book, originally not intended to be published, has topped the non-fiction bestseller list since May 2006 and became the most successful non-fiction book in Germany since World War II. See more »

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