Christoph Waltz

Christoph Waltz is known as a German-Austrian film and voice actor. He is most famous for his role in Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds.

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Background and Age

Christoph Waltz was born on October 4, 1956 in Vienna, Austria. He was born to Johannes Waltz and Elizabeth Urbancic. Waltz more likely than not got his showbiz qualities from his folks who were ensemble and set designers. His maternal grandparents were also into showbiz. Waltz went to Max Reinhardt Seminar in Vienna where he studied acting. He additionally studied acting in New York.

After his preparation, Christoph advanced toward stage performance and left a lasting effect at different theaters. He graduated to TV during the 80s and showed up in various roles to test his ability.

Career and Net Worth

Waltz got his big break when he worked with Quentin Tarantino to star in his motion picture Inglourious Basterds in 2009 as SS-Standartenfuhrer Hans Landa. His character otherwise called 'The Jew Hunter' earned him an honor at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival for Best Actor and got huge praise from different media outlets. Waltz was raised to a high platform among his counterparts for this solitary Tarantino film. He turned into the first actor to win an honor from a Tarantino motion picture.

The eminent movie producer himself admitted that Inglourious Basterds raised to great heights with the contribution from Christoph Waltz whom he portrayed as essential for the character. A momentous performance from the actor persuaded Tarantino to explicitly compose the character of treasure seeker Dr. Lord Schultz in his 2012 Django Unchained. That role was also beloved by man Tarantino fans.

Waltz's character in Django Unchained earned him bunches of honors including The Golden Globe, BAFTA, and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. After working with Tarantino, many Hollywood producers came calling for Waltz. He had been in the industry for decades but didn't start getting attention until being associated with Tarantino. Tarantino has a knack for showcasing talented actors who have little name recognition and he did it again with Waltz.

In July 2019, it was announced that Waltz would join the cast of Bond 25, the latest James Bond film. He will play a featured role as Blofeld.

Marriage, Wife and Kids

In his first marriage to psychotherapist Jackie, the couple raised three children Miriam, Leon and Rachel. Christoph is currently married to Judith Holste, an outfit designer. Waltz had his fourth child with Judith, a little girl born in 2005. Judith has been a great step mom to Waltz's first three children.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 4 Oct, 1956
Age: 64 yrs
Citizenship: Germany
Birth Place: Vienna
residence: Berlin
Los Angeles
Gender: Male
Description: German Austrian actor
Net Worth 2021: 30 million
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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