The majority celebrities you don’t see it at all, but they too are getting older.
And then on the agenda: parties, cute children’s photos and expensive gifts! But who is celebrating their birthday today?
Today, July 22nd, Otto Waalkes is the birthday boy. Read a review of his career.
Otto Waalkes in the profile
Otto Waalkes was born on July 22, 1948
Otto has been up to mischief on stage and on television for over 50 years. His name became the brand that everyone from young to old knows. Whether his appearances as a comedian, his films or just him as a person, Otto is a cultural asset in Germany.
In the 1970s, Otto’s career began with funny and silly puns and parodies, which he performed on small stages and in clubs. Over time, he developed into a versatile artist who is not only known as a comedian.
He was also successful as an actor, director, musician, painter and voice actor. He also created the Ottifants, drawn elephants that look like himself.
Currently on everyone’s lips again
He is always timeless, but in 2023 he was surprisingly on everyone’s lips because of a rap song: a rap cover song of Otto’s famous song “Friesian boy” unexpectedly became the number one hit in Germany.
And today the comedian turns 75. Happy Birthday, Otto Waalkes!