An Austrian television presenter who hosted Wetten, daas..? for more than three decades.
He had his first television role as a commentator on the 1972 Eurovision Song Contest.
He was inducted into the Rose d'Or Hall of Fame in 2006.
He married his third wife Britta Gessler on August 22, 2009, and he has five children from his three marriages.
He made a guest appearance on the series Gier with Ulrich Tukur in 2009.