Dieter Thomas Heck

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Birthday
29, 1937
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Aug 23, 2018 (80)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
29, 1937
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Aug 23, 2018 (80)

About

German television host known for his work during the 1970s and 1980s on the ZDF channel's Hitparade music series. As an actor, he appeared in such films and TV series as Das Millionenspiel and Praxis Bülowbogen.

Before Fame

As a young child, he was so traumatized by the World War II English bombing of his German hometown that he developed a temporary stutter.

Trivia

A singer as well as an actor and host, he helped establish a German vocal award called the Goldene Europa.

Family Life

He married twice in 1962 and again in 1976. He fathered a son and a daughter.

Associated With

He collaborated with and befriended fellow host Frank Elstner.