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Christoph Waltz

Actor
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Born Oct 4, 1956
Age 59
Hometown Wien

Christoph Waltz is an Austrian actor, who also holds German citizenship. He received international acclaim for his portrayal of SS-Standartenführer Hans Landa in the 2009 film Inglourious Basterds, for which he won the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival and the BAFTA, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild Award and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2009.… Read More

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parents

  • Johannes Waltz
    Johannes Waltz
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  • Elisabeth Urbancic
    Elisabeth Urbancic
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  • Caine, Waltz Honored At European Film Awards
    Reuters.com - Dec 15, 2015
  • Sir Michael Caine And Christoph Waltz Honoured In Berlin
    Reuters.com - Dec 14, 2015
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    Huffington Post - Dec 04, 2015

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1956 Birth Born on October 4, 1956.

TWENTIES

1980 23 Years Old He became a prolific television actor in the years 1980 to 2000.

THIRTIES

1990 33 Years Old Before coming to the attention of a larger audience in Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds he had played Dr. Hans-Joachim Dorfmann in the British TV series The Gravy Train in 1990. … Read More

FORTIES

2000 43 Years Old In 2000, he made his directorial debut, with the German television production Wenn man sich traut.

FIFTIES

In Quentin Tarantino's 2009 film Inglourious Basterds, Waltz portrayed SS-Standartenführer Hans Landa, aka "The Jew Hunter". … Read More
2013 56 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In April 2013, he was selected as a member of the main competition jury at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
2014 57 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2014, he was selected as a member of the jury for the 64th Berlin International Film Festival.
2015 58 Years Old In 2015, it was announced that Christoph Waltz will direct and star in the movie "The Worst Marriage in Georgetown", which is based on the true crime story of the murder of Viola Drath. … Read More
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