BirthdayJuly 22, 1948
BirthplaceEmden, Germany

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Otto Waalkes

    Full name: Otto Waalkes
    Also known as: Otto Waalkes, Waalkes, Otto
    Professions: Actor, Writer, Director

  2. Otto Waalkes Known for

    Otto - Der Film (1985), Otto - Der Neue Film (1987), Seven Dwarfs (2004), Otto - Der Außerfriesische (1989)

  3. Otto Waalkes Biography

    Otto Gerhard Waalkes (born 22 July 1948 in Emden, Germany) is a German comedian and actor. He became famous in the 1970s and 1980s in Germany with his shows, books and movies. His perhaps most famous trademark are the 'Ottifanten' ('Ottiphants'), elephant-like comic characters of his own design. They featured on the cover of his first album release.He shares a close friendship with tennis player Steffi Graf, who also makes an appearance (as herself) in the movie Otto – Der Außerfriesische. He has one child ("Benjamin Karl Otto Grigori Waalkes") with his first wife Manuela Ebelt, and was later married to actress Eva Hassmann until November 2011, who co-starred with him in Otto – Der Katastrophenfilm.He also works as a voice actor, providing, among others, the German voices of Mushu in Disney's Mulan movies and Sid the Sloth in the Ice Age franchise.

  4. Otto Waalkes Family

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