Famous German Comedians

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 1 Daniel Tosh

Daniel Tosh
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: May 29, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boppard, Rhineland-Palatinate, West Germany[2]

Born to American parents in Germany, Daniel Tosh initially graduated in marketing and began his career as a telemarketer. He later began performing in comedy clubs and scored a breakthrough on the Late Show with David Letterman. He has also appeared in The Love Guru and even had his own show, Tosh.0.

 2 Flula Borg

Flula Borg
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Erlangen, West Germany

Flula Borg is a German actor, comedian, musician, DJ, and YouTube personality. Despite being a German, Borg has managed to establish himself in the American film and TV industry; he has appeared in films like Pitch Perfect 2 and Bad Therapy. Popular on social media, Flula Borg was named in The Hollywood Reporter magazine's Top 25 Digital Stars list in 2015.

 3 Chris Barrie

Chris Barrie
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany

Born to an armyman father, Chris Barrie worked as a grave filler after dropping out of college. He then got a break on a TV show. Best known for his portrayal of Arnold Rimmer in the series Red Dwarf, he also gained fame with the BBC sitcom The Brittas Empire.

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 4 Tomer Sisley

Tomer Sisley
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 14, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Berlin, West Germany

 5 Al Shean

Al Shean
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: May 12, 1868
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kingdom of Prussia
Died: August 12, 1949

 6 Martina Hill

Martina Hill
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 14, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

 7 Atze Schröder

Atze Schröder
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: September 27, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Emsdetten, Germany
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 8 Anke Engelke

Anke Engelke
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: December 21, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 9 Dieter Hallervorden

Dieter Hallervorden
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: September 5, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dessau, Dessau-Roßlau, Germany

 10 Otto Waalkes

Otto Waalkes
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: July 22, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Emden, Lower Saxony, Germany

 11 Luke Mockridge

Luke Mockridge
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: March 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bonn, Germany

Luke Mockridge is a television presenter and comedian best known for presenting the popular German TV program NightWash. Mockridge has also appeared in other TV shows like TV total and Quatsch Comedy Club. In 2013, he launched his own show titled Occupy School. In the same year, Mockridge was honored with the Best Newcomer Award at the German Comedy Awards.         

 12 Hape Kerkeling

Hape Kerkeling
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: December 9, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Recklinghausen, Germany

 13 Oliver Pocher

Oliver Pocher
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany

 14 Christoph Maria Herbst

Christoph Maria Herbst
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 9, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wuppertal, Germany

 15 Enissa Amani

Enissa Amani
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: December 8, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

 16 Curt Bois

Curt Bois
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 5, 1901
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: December 25, 1991

 17 Helge Schneider

Helge Schneider
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: August 30, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mülheim, Germany

 18 Harald Schmidt

Harald Schmidt
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 18, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Neu-Ulm, Germany

 19 Dirk Bach

Dirk Bach
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 23, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: October 1, 2012

 20 Michael Herbig

Michael Herbig
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: April 29, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Munich, Germany

 21 Karl Valentin

Karl Valentin
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: June 4, 1882
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: February 9, 1948

 22 Kaya Yanar

Kaya Yanar
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: May 20, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Frankfurt am Main, Germany

 23 Loriot

Loriot
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: November 12, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brandenburg, Germany
Died: August 22, 2011

 24 Karl Dall

Karl Dall
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: February 1, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Emden, Germany

 25 Dieter Hildebrandt

Dieter Hildebrandt
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Famous As: Former Kabarett artist, Comedian
Birthdate: May 23, 1927
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bolesławiec, Poland
Died: November 20, 2013

 26 Dieter Nuhr

Dieter Nuhr
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: October 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wesel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

 27 Bastian Pastewka

Bastian Pastewka
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bochum, Germany

 28 Harald Juhnke

Harald Juhnke
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 10, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany
Died: April 1, 2005

 29 Heinz Erhardt

Heinz Erhardt
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: February 20, 1909
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Riga, Russia
Died: June 5, 1979

 30 Bulent Ceylan

Bulent Ceylan
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: January 4, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mannheim, Germany

 31 Josef Hader

Josef Hader
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 14, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Waldhausen im Strudengau, Austria

 32 Christian Tramitz

Christian Tramitz
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 29, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Munich, Germany

Born to producer parents and being the grandson of Austrian actor Paul Hörbiger, Christian Tramitz was destined to be in films. After gaining fame with his comedy show Tramitz and Friends, he also ventured into voice acting, dubbing for artists such as Alec Baldwin and Matt Dillon.

 33 Esther Schweins

Esther Schweins
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oberhausen, West Germany

 34 Mike Kruger

Mike Kruger
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: December 14, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ulm, Germany

 35 Helga Feddersen

Helga Feddersen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 14, 1930
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: November 24, 1990

 36 Tedros Teclebrhan

Tedros Teclebrhan
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Famous As: Comedian and actor best known for his stand-up stage-comedy Teddy Comedy
Birthdate: 1983 AD
Birthplace: Asmara, Eritrea

 37 Diether Krebs

Diether Krebs
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 11, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Essen, Germany
Died: January 4, 2000

 38 Herbert Feuerstein

Herbert Feuerstein
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: June 15, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Zell am See, Austria
Died: October 6, 2020

 39 Ina Müller

Ina Müller
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 25, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Köhlen, Geestland, Germany

 40 Eddi Arent

Eddi Arent
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 5, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gdańsk Danzig, Poland
Died: May 28, 2013

 41 Werner Finck

Werner Finck
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: May 2, 1902
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Görlitz, Germany
Died: July 31, 1978

 42 Elisabeth Volkmann

Elisabeth Volkmann
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 16, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Essen, Germany
Died: July 27, 2006

 43 Rolf Herricht

Rolf Herricht
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 5, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Magdeburg, Germany
Died: August 23, 1981

 44 Hans Behrendt

Hans Behrendt
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 28, 1889
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: August 14, 1942

 45 Weiss Ferdl

Weiss Ferdl
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: June 28, 1883
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Altötting, Germany
Died: June 19, 1949

 46 Paul Beckers

Paul Beckers
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 1, 1878
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Magdeburg, Germany
Died: April 27, 1965