Otto Waalkes

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Birthday
22, 1948
Birthplace
Emden, Germany
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
22, 1948 (age 71)
Birthplace
Emden, Germany

About

Stand-up comic and actor, who is best remembered for his performances with Ottiphants, which are elephant-type creatures that he incorporated into his shows. He released his first album, Otto, in 1973.

Before Fame

He started his career in the 1970s and released books, did shows, and made movies.

Trivia

He also had a successful career as a voice over actor, bringing the character of Sid the Sloth to life in German versions of the Ice Age films.

Family Life

He was once married to actress Eva Hassmann, but the couple later divorced in 2011.

Associated With

He was once very good friends with tennis pro Steffi Graf.