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Dieter Hallervorden
German actor

Dieter Hallervorden

Dieter Hallervorden
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Intro German actor
A.K.A. Dieter Jürgen Hallervorden, Didi Hallervorden
Is Television presenter Actor Voice actor Singer Writer Entertainer Cabaret artist Screenwriter Film actor Television actor Film director
From Germany
Field Entertainment Film, TV, Stage & Radio Literature Music
Gender male
Birth 5 September 1935, Dessau, Germany
Age 87 years
Star sign Virgo
Politics Free Democratic Party
Spouse: Rotraud Schindler
Children: Nathalie HallervordenDieter Hallervorden junior
Dieter Hallervorden
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Dieter "Didi" Hallervorden (born 5 September 1935) is a German comedian, actor, singer and cabaret artist.


Dieter Hallervorden's mother was a physician's assistant and his father a graduate engineer employed by German aircraft maker Junkers. His siblings are called Renate and Margot. Dieter Hallervorden has two children (Dieter Hallervorden Jr. and Nathalie Hallervorden) from his marriage to Rotraud Schindler, a daughter (Laura) from another relationship, and a son (Johannes) from his current wife Elena Blume.

Dieter Hallervorden Jr. appeared in the movies Darf ich Sie zur Mutter machen (1968) and The Wedding Trip (1969) and had some scenes in Nonstop Nonsens (1974–1980). Nathalie Hallervorden co-starred in the TV series Die Nervensäge (1985–1986) and had a brief appearance together with her parents in Nonstop Nonsens. Hallervorden's first wife, Rotraud Schindler, co-starred in several TV shows and some movies. Johannes Hallervorden plays the part of Melchior von und zu Panke, the ghost from the TV series Binny and the Ghost

Hallervorden starred as a bumbling, Clouseau-like detective in the German television show Die Didi-Show. The show was dubbed into English, retitled Didi's Comedy Show, and shown in various countries.

An Afrikaans-subtitled version of the comedy sketch-show, Nonstop Nonsens (1975), starring Hallervorden, was broadcast in South Africa in the early 1980s under the title Grapjas Didi ("Didi the Joker" or alternatively "Didi the Prankster"). Also a Spanish-dubbed version was also distributed for Latin America under the name Las Locuras de Didí ("The Madnesses of Didi").

In recent years, Hallervorden was popular with the leading roles in the comedy-drama films Back on Track and Head Full of Honey. He provided the voice for Vlad in the German dub of Hotel Transylvania 2.

Since 1988, Dieter Hallervorden has lived in Trégastel (France) in the castle (in French) Château de Costaérès.

TV shows

Year Title Notes
2004 Sesamstraße Sesamstraße is the German equivalent to Sesame Street;

Dieter Hallervorden had a guest role as Karl Kaputt.

2000–2001 Zebralla! Hallervorden plays Jürgen Zebralla, an old divorced pensioner, who attends a university

and lives with his wealthy son because of lack of money.

sitcom, 11 Episodes.

1996–1997 Verstehen Sie Spaß? Hallervorden was the host of this show about pranks.
1994–2003 Hallervordens Spott-Light Cabaret
1993 Sachen zum Lachen Staged comic acts.
1993 Klipp-Klapp, der Clip Club Hallervorden hosted the show
1992–1993 Spottschau Cabaret
1989 Die Didi-Show Short comic clips and comic acts. Also titled Didi's Comedy Show in English.

10 Episodes

1987 Laus im Pelz A televised stage play.
1985–1986 Die Nervensäge aka.

Der Untermieter

TV series, 26 Episodes
1983–1984 Zelleriesalat und Gitterspeise TV show equivalent to Die Didi-Show with Hallervorden as a convict.

4 Episodes

1983 Wunderland [de]
1982 Grand Gala - 3 mal klingeln Hallervorden was a host. 6 Episodes
1982 Welle Wahnsinn Music show, 2 Episodes
1981 Onkel & Co Hallervorden was a clumsy detective.

2 Episodes, 60 minutes each.

1975–1978 Lästerlexikon 3 Episodes
1974–1980 Nonstop Nonsens Well-known slapstick show.

20 Episodes

1973 Kara Ben Nemsi Effendi TV series based on the Karl May books.

26 Episodes

1972 Vorsicht!-Stellenweise tief Satire
1970–1976 Abramakabra TV series, 10 Episodes
1971 Von Liebe keine Rede
1971 Hei-Wi-Tip-Top
1970–1974 Die Kriminalerzählung 26 Episodes
1970 Ti vor Tu
1961–1962 Die Rückblende


  • 1981 Bambi (for his role in Nonstop Nonsens)
  • 1996 Telestar (Best Host in "Verstehen Sie Spaß?")
  • 2003 Deutscher Comedypreis (Honorary Award)
  • 2005 Bayerischer Kabarettpreis (Honorary Award)
  • 2006 Honorary Citizen of the German city Dessau
  • 2013 Goldene Kamera (for his lifework, Honorary Award)
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