Anke Engelke

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Birthday
21, 1965
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
21, 1965 (age 52)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Known for her work on the German sketch comedy programs Die Wochenshow and Ladykracher, this Canadian-born performer also had a successful career as a voice actress, dubbing the German versions of The Simpsons and Tarzan.

Before Fame

Though born in Quebec, Canada, she grew up primarily in Cologne, Germany. Early in her career, she hosted a daily radio children's program and joined a music group called Fred Kellner und Die Famosen Soul Sisters.

Trivia

She co-hosted the 2011, 2012, and 2013 editions of the Eurovision Song Contest.

Family Life

Her first marriage, to musician Andreas Grimm, resulted in a daughter. Her second marriage, to Claus Fischer, produced two sons.

Associated With

She provided dubbing work for the voice of Dory in the German version of Disney's Finding Nemo (Dory was originally voiced by American actress and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres).