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Christoph Waltz


Christoph Waltz is an Austrian-German actor. He is known for his works with American filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, receiving acclaim for portraying SS-Standartenführer Hans Landa in Inglourious Basterds (2009) and bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz in Django Unchained (2012). For each performance, he won an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, and a Golden ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 82 wins & 40 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Django Unchained
Django Unchained Dr. King Schultz
(2012)
Inglourious Basterds
Inglourious Basterds Col. Hans Landa
(2009)
Spectre
Spectre Blofeld
(2015)
Carnage
Carnage Alan Cowan
(2011)

Filmography

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 2018 Georgetown (post-production)
Ulrich Mott
 2018 Alita: Battle Angel (post-production)
Dr. Dyson Ido
 2017 Downsizing
Dusan Mirkovic
 2017 Tulip Fever
Cornelis Sandvoort
 2016 The Legend of Tarzan
Leon Rom
 2015/I Spectre
Blofeld
 2014/I Big Eyes
Walter Keane
 2014 Horrible Bosses 2
Bert Hanson
 2014 Muppets Most Wanted
Christopher Waltz
 2013 The Zero Theorem
Qohen Leth
 2013 Epic
Mandrake (voice)
 2012 Django Unchained
Dr. King Schultz
 2011 Carnage
Alan Cowan
 2011 The Three Musketeers
Richelieu
 2011 Water for Elephants
August
 2011 The Green Hornet
Chudnofsky
 2009 Inglourious Basterds
Col. Hans Landa
 1987-2008 Tatort (TV Series)
Gerd Weißenbach / Prof. Robert Henze / Inspektor Passini
- Liebeswirren (2008) ... Gerd Weißenbach
- Schlaflos in Weimar (2006) ... Prof. Robert Henze
- Wunschlos tot (1987) ... Inspektor Passini
 2008 Das Geheimnis im Wald (TV Movie)
Hans Kortmann
 2008 Todsünde (TV Movie)
Sebastian Flies
 2008 Das jüngste Gericht (TV Movie)
Peters
 2008 Die Anwälte (TV Series)
Herbert Jahn
- Leben und Tod (2008) ... Herbert Jahn
 2007 Die Zürcher Verlobung - Drehbuch zur Liebe (TV Movie)
Frank 'Büffel' Arbogast
 2007 Unter Verdacht (TV Series)
Thomas Sell
- Hase und Igel (2007) ... Thomas Sell
 2007 Der letzte Zeuge (TV Series)
Dr. Martin York
- Martinspassion (2007) ... Dr. Martin York
 2007 Die Verzauberung (TV Movie)
Dr. Helmut Bahr
 2007 Der Staatsanwalt (TV Series)
Dr. Claudius Tressen
- Glückskinder (2007) ... Dr. Claudius Tressen
 2006 Franziskas Gespür für Männer (TV Movie)
Karl Löwen
 2006 Stolberg (TV Series)
Paul Büttner
- Kreuzbube (2006) ... Paul Büttner
 2006 Bukow and König (TV Series)
Dr. Juris Gríns
- Die Lettin und ihr Lover (2006) ... Dr. Juris Gríns
 2006 Die Spezialisten: Kripo Rhein-Main (TV Series)
Andreas Senner
- Schuld und Sühne (2006) ... Andreas Senner
 2005 Der Elefant: Mord verjährt nie (TV Series)
Richard Seemann
- Verlorene Jahre (2005) ... Richard Seemann
 2005 Die Patriarchin (TV Mini-Series)
Wolf Sevening
- III (2005) ... Wolf Sevening
- II (2005) ... Wolf Sevening
- I (2005) ... Wolf Sevening
 2004 Schöne Witwen küssen besser (TV Movie)
Jean-France
 2004 Mörderische Suche (TV Movie)
Richard Benedek
 2004 Dorian
Rolf Steiner
 2004 Scheidungsopfer Mann (TV Movie)
Benedikt von Arn
 2003 Herr Lehmann
Arzt
 2003 Tigeraugen sehen besser (TV Movie)
Dr. Thilo Rylow
 2003 Schussangst
Johannsen
 2003 Jennerwein (TV Movie)
Pföderl
 2003 Zwei Tage Hoffnung (TV Movie)
Michael Berg
 2003 Der Fall Gehring (TV Movie)
Martin Bach
 2003 Jagd auf den Flammenmann (TV Movie)
Brisky
 2003 Der alte Affe Angst
Analytiker
 2002 Weihnachtsmann gesucht (TV Movie)
Johannes Böhmke
 2002 Dienstreise - Was für eine Nacht (TV Movie)
Klaus-Dieter Lehmann
 2001 Riekes Liebe (TV Movie)
Trainer Karlhoff
 2001 Engel sucht Flügel (TV Movie)
Caspari
 2001 Queen's Messenger
Ben Samm
 2001/I She
Michael Vincey
 2000 Das Teufelsweib (TV Movie)
Finanzbeamte Fink
 2000 Falling Rocks
Louis
 1999 L'histoire du samedi (TV Series)
Klaus Hermann
- Dessine-moi un jouet (1999) ... Klaus Hermann
 1999 Die Braut
Herzog Carl August
 1998 Mörderisches Erbe - Tausch mit einer Toten (TV Movie)
Moritz Fink
 1998 Rache für mein totes Kind (TV Movie)
Paul
 1998 Das Finale (TV Movie)
Kant
 1998 Sieben Monde
Becker
 1998 Schock - Eine Frau in Angst (TV Movie)
Kommissar Kaul
 1998 Vickys Alptraum (TV Movie)
Johnny
 1998 Einsteins Ende (TV Movie)
 1997 Schimanski (TV Series)
Klaus Mandel
- Blutsbrüder (1997) ... Klaus Mandel
 1997 Our God's Brother
Max, Maksymilian Gierymski
 1997 Faust (TV Series)
Gerhardt Schulze-Leitner
- Villa Palermo (1997) ... Gerhardt Schulze-Leitner
 1997 Maître Da Costa (TV Series)
Walter Mueller
- Le doigt de Dieu (1997) ... Walter Mueller
- Les témoins de l'oubli (1997) ... Walter Mueller
 1996 Kommissar Rex (TV Series)
Martin Wolf
- Der Puppenmörder (1996) ... Martin Wolf
 1996 Rosa Roth (TV Series)
Wietze
- Nirgendwohin (1996) ... Wietze
 1996 Du bist nicht allein - Die Roy Black Story (TV Movie)
Roy Black
 1996 Der Tourist (TV Movie)
Stephan Görner
 1996 Catherine the Great (TV Movie)
Mirovich
 1995 Man(n) sucht Frau (TV Movie)
Christoph
 1995 Prinz zu entsorgen (TV Movie)
Roman
 1995 The All New Alexei Sayle Show (TV Series)
Weak Moustache
- Episode #2.3 (1995) ... Weak Moustache
 1995 Ein Anfang von etwas
Herbert
 1995 Die Staatsanwältin (TV Series)
Andreas Döpke
 1994 Die Staatsanwältin (TV Movie)
Andreas Doepke
 1994 Jacob (TV Movie)
Morash
 1994 Tag der Abrechnung - Der Amokläufer von Euskirchen (TV Movie)
Erwin Mikolajczyk
 1993 König der letzten Tage (TV Mini-Series)
Jan Bockelson
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Jan Bockelson
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Jan Bockelson
 1992 Die Angst wird bleiben (TV Movie)
Manfred
 1992 5 Zimmer, Küche, Bad (TV Movie)
Hartwig Klemmnitz
 1991 Zycie za zycie. Maksymilian Kolbe
Jan (as Christopher Waltz)
 1991 The Gravy Train Goes East (TV Mini-Series)
Hans-Joachim Dorfmann
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... Hans-Joachim Dorfmann
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Hans-Joachim Dorfmann
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Hans-Joachim Dorfmann
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Hans-Joachim Dorfmann
 1991 Napoléon et l'Europe (TV Series)
Karl Emmanuel
- Maria Walewska (1991) ... Karl Emmanuel
 1986-1990 Der Alte (TV Series)
Christian Kamp / Hans Baumeister
- So gut wie tot (1990) ... Christian Kamp
- Zwei Leben (1986) ... Hans Baumeister
 1990 The Gravy Train (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Hans-Joachim Dorfmann
- Episode #1.4 (1990) ... Dr. Hans-Joachim Dorfmann
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... Dr. Hans-Joachim Dorfmann
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... Dr. Hans-Joachim Dorfmann
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... Dr. Hans-Joachim Dorfmann
 1989 Goldeneye (TV Movie)
German spy
 1988 Quicker Than the Eye
Police Chief
 1986-1988 Derrick (TV Series)
Schumann / Eberhard Bothe
- Mord inklusive (1988) ... Schumann
- Schonzeit für Mörder (1986) ... Eberhard Bothe
 1988 The Alien Years (TV Movie)
Stefan Mueller
 1987 Das andere Leben (TV Movie)
Stefan
 1986 Lenz oder die Freiheit (TV Mini-Series)
Sigel
 1986 Wahnfried
Friedrich Nietzsche
 1985 Ein Fall für zwei (TV Series)
Alf
- Blutsbande (1985) ... Alf
 1983 Der Sandmann (TV Movie)
 1982 Dr. Margarete Johnsohn (TV Movie)
Rainer
 1982 The Mysterious Stranger (TV Movie)
Ernst Wasserman
 1981 Die Weltmaschine (TV Movie)
 1981 Tristan and Isolde
Tristan
 1981 Kopfstand
Markus Dorn
 1979 Parole Chicago (TV Series)
Ede
- Eine schnelle Reichsmark (1979) ... Ede
- Der Kommissionsverkauf (1979) ... Ede
- Das Geburtstagsgeschenk (1979) ... Ede
- Der ganz große Kunstraub (1979) ... Ede
- Die Uhr des Chefs (1979) ... Ede
 1979 Feuer! (TV Movie)
Karl Albrecht Schlick
 1979 Breakthrough
Sanitäter in der Eröffnungssequenz am Bahnhof beim Verwundetenzug (uncredited)
 1977 Der Einstand (TV Movie)
Günther Vesely
 1977 Am Dam Des (TV Series)
1977, das neue Jahr
- Episode dated 1 January 1977 (1977) ... 1977, das neue Jahr
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[on Bill Murray ] He was just the nicest guy, he gave me the biggest tips [while Waltz was working as a waiter]. And now I know him: not like as a close friend, but I know him. I really like how he handles privacy. But then Bill Murray is a radical...I'm not a radical. I'm just a smart-ass. See more »

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In 2013, he won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for Quentin Tarantino's anti-slavery western Django Unchained (2012), where he plays a bounty hunter who opposes the enslavement of the blacks. The next year, he presented the Best Supporting Actress Oscar to Lupita Nyong'o, who won for her performance as a slave in Steve McQueen's anti-slavery drama 12 Years a Slave (2013). In addition to this, his... See more »

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