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Famous Comedians from Germany

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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.

Use this list of renowned German comedians to discover some new comedians that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (175 items)
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Mike Nichols is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
age 87
Mike Nichols was a German-born American film and theatre director, producer, actor and comedian. He began his career in the 1950s with the improv troupe The Compass Players, predecessor of the ...more
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Barbara Schöneberger is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
age 44
Comedian,entertainer ,singer
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Bill Schulz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
age 43
William Dawes "Bill" Schulz is an American journalist, writer, and television personality, best known for being on the Fox News late-night show Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld. Schulz is also ...more
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Hella von Sinnen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
age 60
Hella Kemper known by her stage name Hella von Sinnen is a German entertainer. She had several TV shows on German private channels. Since the show's first air date on 11 January 2003, she has ...more
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Tom Gerhardt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
Tom Gerhardt age 61
Tom Gerhardt is a German actor and comedian.
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Thomas Hermanns is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
age 55
Thomas Hermanns 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 he lived in ...more
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Esther Schweins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
age 48
Esther Schweins is a German actress and comedian who became famous through her appearances on the RTL Samstag Nacht show for which she won the Bayerischer Fernsehpreis in 1994. Schweins survived ...more
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Anke Engelke is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
age 53
Anke Christina Fischer is a German comedian, actress and voice-over actress born in Montréal, Quebec, Canada.
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Sandra Tsing Loh is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
age 57
Sandra Tsing Loh is an American writer, actress, and radio personality.
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Gene Weingarten is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
age 67
Gene Weingarten is an American two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist known for both his serious and humorous work. Weingarten's column, Below the Beltway, is published weekly in the ...more
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Mike Krüger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
age 67
Mike Kruger is an actor and screenwriter.
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Michael Herbig is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
age 47
Michael Herbig is a German film director, actor and author. His nickname "Bully" became integral part of his stage name as Michael Bully Herbig as a comedian.
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Stefan Raab is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
age 52
Stefan Konrad Raab is a German entertainer, television host, comedian, and musician. Raab began his television career hosting the comedy show Vivasion in 1993 and has been hosting the late-night ...more
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Reggie Watts is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
age 46
Reginald Lucien Frank Roger "Reggie" Watts is a German-born American comedian and musician. Watts' improvised musical sets are created using only his voice, a keyboard, and a looping ...more
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Oliver Kalkofe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
age 53
Oliver Kalkofe is a German satirist, columnist, book author and actor.
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Olli Dittrich is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
age 62
Olli Dittrich is a German actor, comedian, television personality and musician.
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Jürgen Becker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
Jürgen Becker age 59
Jürgen Becker is a German comedian, kabarett artist, and actor.
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Gerburg Jahnke is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
Gerburg Jahnke age 64
Gerburg Jahnke is a German comedian.
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Dagmar Schönleber is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
Dagmar Schönleber age 45
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Bülent Ceylan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
age 43
Bülent Ceylan is a German comedian and Kabarett artist.
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Ilka Bessin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
Ilka Bessin age 47
Ilka Bessin is a German comedian and actress, best known for her role as Cindy aus Marzahn.
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Sascha Grammel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
Sascha Grammel age 45
Sascha Grammel is a German comedian, puppeteer, and ventriloquist.
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Dieter Hallervorden is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
age 83
Dieter "Didi" Hallervorden is a German comedian, comic actor, singer and cabaret artist.
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Holger Müller is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
Holger Müller age 50
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Doktor Stratmann is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Comedians from Germany
Doktor Stratmann age 70