One of the few German who penetrated Hollywood. He was well loved by viewers with his intimidating and appealing portrayals of characters. Born as Christoph Waltz on October 4, 1956 in Vienna, Austria. He first started and appeared in Austrian TV films and miniseries. He used this as his stepping stones for his Hollywood career. Starting from 1977 movie “Der Einstand”, as Karl Albrecht Schlick in “Feuer!”, and as Tristan in the movie “Fire and Sword.” In 1998, he starred as Police Chief in “Quicker than the Eye”, continuously reigned television films and miniseries, including being the director at the same time.
He starred as Charly in “Love Scenes from Planet Earth”, as Tarik for “Death, Deceit and Destiny Aborad the Orient Express”, as Peter for the movie “Ordinary Decent Criminal” a story of Michael Lynch as intelligent criminal that is more obsessed with his future, alongside
Kevin Spacey and Linda Florentino. Starred in “She” as the father of Leo Vincey, as Ali Ben Samm in “Queen’s Messenger”, as Doctor in “Berlin Blues”, as Rolf Steiner in “Pact with the Devil”, as Colonel Hans Landa in “Inglourious Basterds.” A story of vengeful soldiers that tracks down SS Nazi and scalps their head, on the other side Colonel Landa is aware of their existence and tries to hunt them down including Jews, unfortunately Landa falls to be one of their monumental scalp off victim at the end.
Starred in the movie “
The Green Hornet”, a story of a son that doesn’t know how to run their newspaper business, in order to resolve this he went out as a vigilante and busts down illegal activities in the city the boosts their newspaper sales. He starred also with
Robert Pattinson and
Reese Witherspoon for the movie “
Water for Elephants”, a story of a student that leaves his studies and works a veterinarian for circus animals. He played the character Cardinal Richelieu for the movie “
The Three Musketeers”, a stubborn young lad that unites with the legendary musketeers to save France from war. He also starred in the movie “
Carnage” as Alan Cowan, as Dr. King Schultz for the movie “
Django Unchained” a story of a freed slave that will save his wife from a ruthless plantation owner.
He became a voice talent for the movie “
Epic” for the movie Mandrake, as Quhen Leth in “
The Zero Theorem” a story of a computer operator that asked to prove the zero theory. Starred also in the movie “
Big Eyes” a biographical movie about the painter Margaret Keane in year 1950 and problems with her husbands who claimed all credits for her works. Starred his own voice in “
Muppets Most Wanted”, as Burt Hansson for the movie “
Horrible Bosses 2”, a story of three men ventured in to business and pulls it off winding up with their kidnapping scheme.