Otto Gerhard Waalkes 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', 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 in the movie Otto - Der AuÃŸerfriesische. He has one child 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
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Born 1948-07-22 (70 years ago) in Emden.
|Echo Award for Best Comedy Production (Friesenjung)||1997 Echo Awards||1997||Friesenjung|
|Echo Award for Best Comedy Production (...einen hab ich noch!)||1999 Echo Awards||1999||...einen hab ich noch!|
|Eva Haßmann(Gifta: 2000-09-04–2012-11-22)||2000-09-04||2012-11-22||Gifta|
|Manuela Ebelt(Gifta: 1987-03-05–1999)||1987-03-05||1999||Gifta|
Benjamin Karl Otto Grigori Waalkes