Famous Comedians from Germany

List of notable or famous comedians from Germany, with bios and photos, including the top comedians born in Germany and even some popular comedians who immigrated to Germany. If you're trying to find out the names of famous German 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 Germany is included when available.

People on this list include Mike Nichols and Anke Engelke.

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

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    • Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
    Mike Nichols (born Mikhail Igor Peschkowsky; November 6, 1931 – November 19, 2014) was an American film and theater director, producer, actor, and comedian. He was noted for his ability to work ...more
    • Birthplace: Munich, Germany
    Barbara Schöneberger (born 5 March 1974) is a German actress, singer, and TV presenter.
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    William Dawes "Bill" Schulz (born August 14, 1975) is an American journalist, writer, and television personality, best known for being on the Fox News late-night show Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfield. Schulz ...more
    • Birthplace: Gummersbach, Germany
    Hella Kemper (born 2 February 1959 in Gummersbach) known by her stage name Hella von Sinnen (lit. Hella out of [her] mind, making pun of the aristocratic von) is a German entertainer. She had several ...more
  • Tom Gerhardt

    Tom Gerhardt

    Age: 65
    • Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
    Tom Gerhardt is a German actor and comedian.
    • Birthplace: Bochum, Germany
    Thomas Hermanns (born 5 March 1963) is a German TV-presenter, director, TV-author and comedian. He is known for his comedy-show Quatsch Comedy Club. Hermanns was born in Bochum. During his childhood ...more