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Michael Dierks

Michael Dierks

German actor
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro German actor
Countries Germany
Occupations Actor Film actor
Gender male
Birth 21 July 1970 (Cologne)
Star sign Cancer
The details
Biography

Michael Dierks (born 21 July 1970) is a German actor from Cologne.

Biography

His father is the well-known record producer Dieter Dierks, who produced stars such as the Scorpions and Twisted Sister. Michael grew up at the Dierks Studios. There he entertained stars of the music and movie industry already as a child, usually when they were taking breaks from recording at the Studios. His choice to become an actor came natural. He went to school in Stommeln and Cologne, Germany, but when he turned 18 he decided to move to America. He studied acting, directing, and entertainment business at the University of California, Los Angeles and graduated Magna Cum Laude. His first film role came through the Warner Bros. production Mambo Kings with Antonio Banderas. However; he missed his home land and returned to Germany to continue his career there.

Acting career

He became a German Cult figure through the Hit TV Show "TV Kaiser", which ran for 5 years and re-runs are still shown on German RTL TV channel everyday. In the Show he played the character of "Marco Mommson" the clumsy assistant to a Talk Show host and dressed up as various stars in music and television, including women. He imitated Karl Lagerfeld, Tina Turner and many others. In 1997 he then was nominated by the German Magazine "Hörzu" for the "Golden Camera" as "Best Comedic Actor of the Year". Appearances on the German Saturday Night Live followed and he hosted the big 24-hour BBC and RTL 2 TV marathon for New Year's Eve 2000, which started at noon and finished at noon the next day and had live cameras showing countries from the New Zealand to USA at the same time. In the year 2004 he made his German movie debut with Austrian star Christoph Waltz and German star Iris Berben in "Beautiful Widows are Better Kissers" directed by Carlo Rola.

Music productions

Michael Dierks owns his own record label called "Reform House", featuring mostly House Music. He started his music career while being in America. He got together with the power team of Bionic Beat Records and soon their collaborations were playing in Germany's biggest House clubs and were featured in TV Shows. He has also released several of his own records, including self-produced remixes of Rah Band (Richard Hewson), which found a following in Europe and Japan. He often is a guest on Radio Shows, playing his music and comedy.

Other information

Michael Dierks lives in London, England. He comes from a long line of entertainers and entertainment industry professionals. His father is the record producer Dieter Dierks, his youngest sister is writer/director Dominique Schilling, his grandfather was the composer Hans Dierks. Michael Dierks is not married and does not have children, but he does a lot of charity work, mostly for children's cancer research and the SOS Children's Villages.

Filmography

2016 Vater Shortfilm

2013 Der letzte Bulle

2011 Als das Wasser bergauf lief (Kino) S

2005 Bewegte Maenner

2004 Reiche Witwen Kuessen Besser

2004 VIVA Star Chat Moderation

2002-08 Hausmeister Krause

2002 Alles Pocher oder was?

2002 Marienhof

2002 Die Couchmanns

2001 Marienhof

2001 Anwalt Abel

2000 v.s Kurzfilm

2000 Live Countdown Neujahr

1995-99 TV Kaiser

1999 Deutschland blueht

1999 VIVA Stand-up TV

1998 RTL Samstag Spaet Nacht

1997 Gute Zeiten / Schlechte Zeiten

1994-95 Cult Moderation TV

1991 Mambo Kings

1990 Mothers Finest MV

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http://www.michael-dierks.com
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