Christoph Waltz

Biography

Christoph Waltz (04.10.1956)
Christoph Waltz is an Austrian-German actor best known for his parts in 'Inglourious Basterds' and 'Django Unchained'.

Christoph Waltz: Childhood
Christoph Waltz was born in Vienna, Austria. His parents are Johannes Waltz and Elisabeth Urbancic, who were both set and costume designers.
He studied acting at the Max Reinhardt Seminar in Vienna and the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York.

Christoph Waltz: Acting career
Christoph Waltz made his acting debut on stage and subsequently performed on various stages including at the Salzburg Festival.
He then made various television appearances appearing first in German series 'Parole Chicago' in 1979.
In 1990, he was in the British TV series 'Gravy Train'.
In 2000, he directed his first TV movie 'Wenn man sich traut'.
In 2009, he had his breakthrough role in Quentin Tarantino's 'Inglourious Basterds' as SS-Standartenfuhrer Hans Landa alongside Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender and Eli Roth. The role won him an Academy Award, a BAFTA and a Golden Globe among many others for Best Supporting Actor making him the only actor ever to win an Oscar in a Tarantino movie.
In 2011, he appeared in 'The Green Hornet' opposite Seth Rogen, Jay Chou and Cameron Diaz; 'Water for Elephants' alongside Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon; and 'Carnage' with Jodie Foster and Kate Winslet.
2012 saw him win another Academy Award for his appearance in Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained' opposite Jamie Fox and Leonardo DiCaprio.

Christoph Waltz: Personal life
Christoph Waltz speaks fluent German, French and English.
He has one daughter with his costume designer wife Judith Holste and three other offspring from a previous marriage.
He has homes in both Berlin and Los Angeles.
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