Famous Comedians from Austria

List of notable or famous comedians from Austria, with bios and photos, including the top comedians born in Austria and even some popular comedians who immigrated to Austria. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Austrian comedians then this list is the perfect resource for you. These comedians are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known comedian from Austria is included when available.

People include everything from Aleksey Igudesman to Alf Poier.

This historic comedians from Austria list can help answer the questions "Who are some Austrian comedians of note?" and "Who are the most famous comedians from Austria?" These prominent comedians of Austria may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Austrian comedians.

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  • Alf Poier

    Alf Poier (born 22 February 1967 in Judenburg, Styria) is an Austrian artist and stand-up comedian. Born in Judenburg in Styria, he started doing cabaret in 1995 in Graz, and has won several prizes for his work, including the Salzburger Stier in 1998, the Deutscher Kleinkunstpreis, Prix Phanteon, German Comedy Awards (Best Newcomer) in 2000, the Austrian Österreichischer Kabarettpreis in 2002 and the Austrian Ybbsiade in 2009. In 2003, Poier participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2003 and secured 6th place with his entry Weil der Mensch zählt ("Man is The Measure Of All Things"). The song, and his stage act, were a parody of the contest's excesses. Although his result was considerably ...more
    • Age: 55
    • Birthplace: Judenburg, Austria
  • Christian Hölbling
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    Christian Hölbling

    • Age: 50
    • Birthplace: Bruck an der Mur, Austria
  • Gernot Kulis
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    Gernot Kulis

    • Age: 46
    • Birthplace: Sankt Paul im Lavanttal, Austria
  • Josef Hader (born 14 February 1962) is an Austrian comedian, actor, and writer.
    • Age: 60
    • Birthplace: Austria, Waldhausen im Strudengau
  • Max Pallenberg
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    Max Pallenberg

    Max Pallenberg (born December 18, 1877, as Max Pollack in Vienna - June 26, 1934, in Karlovy Vary) was an Austrian singer, actor and comedian. Although Pallenberg's career started in 1904 it wasn't until 1909 that he joined Theater an der Wien and (as of 1911) Vienna's Deutsches Volkstheater. However, it was at Berlin's Deutsches Theater where he left a lasting mark on German theatrical practice. He worked there with Max Reinhardt. Pallenberg's stellar role was in the Erwin Piscator's dramatic adaptation of Jaroslav Hašek's novel The Good Soldier Schweik. In 1917 he married Fritzi Massary who was one of the divas of the 1920s. In 1933 they left Germany for Austria. A year later he died in ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 56 (1877-1934)
    • Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
  • Roman Gregory

    Roman Gregory is a musical artist.
    • Age: 51
    • Birthplace: Vienna, Austria