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Christoph Waltz is a Actor Allemand born on 4 october 1956 at Vienna (Austria)

Christoph Waltz

Christoph Waltz
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Nationality German
Birth 4 october 1956 (62 years) at Vienna (Austria)
Awards Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, Austrian Decoration for Science and Art

Christoph Waltz ([ˈkrɪstɔf ˈvalts]; born 4 October 1956) is a German-Austrian actor.

He is best known for his works with American filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, receiving acclaim for portraying SS-Standartenführer Hans Landa in Inglourious Basterds (2009) and bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz in Django Unchained (2012). For each performance, he won an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor. Additionally, he received the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival and a Screen Actors Guild Award for his portrayal of Landa.

Waltz appears as the villain in Spectre, the twenty-fourth James Bond film.

Biography

Waltz has three children with his former wife. He is raising a daughter (b. 2005) with his second wife, costume designer Judith Holste. They divide their time among Berlin, London, and Los Angeles.

Waltz's native language is German and he is fluent in English and French. He speaks all three of these in Inglourious Basterds and Django Unchained, and although his character in Inglourious Basterds also spoke Italian, Waltz stated on the Adam Carolla Podcast that he does not speak it fluently. He is his own voice actor for both the French and German dubs of each film.

Waltz was born in Vienna to a German father who applied for him to become a citizen of Germany after his birth. He received Austrian citizenship in 2010, thus holding citizenships of both Austria and Germany, but considers his German passport a "legal, citizenship law banality". Asked whether he felt Viennese, he responded: "I was born in Vienna, grew up in Vienna, went to school in Vienna, graduated in Vienna, studied in Vienna, started acting in Vienna – and there would be a few further Viennese links.

Best films

Django Unchained (2012)
(Actor)
Tarzan (2016)
(Actor)
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
(Actor)
Epic (2013)
(Actor)
The Green Hornet (2011)
(Actor)
Water for Elephants (2011)
(Actor)

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Filmography of Christoph Waltz (36 films)

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Alita: Battle Angel
Directed by Robert Rodríguez
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Cyberpunk films
Actors Rosa Bianca Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Ed Skrein, Mahershala Ali, Jennifer Connelly, Jackie Earle Haley
Roles Dr. Dyson Ido

Au XXVI siècle, Alita, un cyborg ayant le corps d'une adolescente, doit lutter dans un monde post-apocalyptique ravagé par une guerre dévastatrice.
Tulip Fever, 1h47
Directed by Justin Chadwick
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime, Romance
Actors Christoph Waltz, Jack O'Connell, Holliday Grainger, Dane DeHaan, Alicia Vikander, Judi Dench
Roles Cornelis Sandvoort
Rating62% 3.100863.100863.100863.100863.10086
A 17th century romance in which an artist falls for a married young woman while he's commissioned to paint her portrait. The two invest in the risky tulip market in hopes to build a future together.
Downsizing
Downsizing (2017)
, 2h15
Directed by Alexander Payne
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films set in the future
Actors Hong Chau, Kristen Wiig, Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Jason Sudeikis, Niecy Nash
Roles Dusan Mirkovic
Rating56% 2.8430652.8430652.8430652.8430652.843065
Dans un futur proche, des scientifiques mettent au point un processus pour lutter contre la surpopulation. En effet, le downsizing permet de réduire les humains à une taille d’environ 12 cm. Chacun réalise que réduire sa taille est surtout une bonne occasion d’augmenter de façon considérable son niveau de vie. Cette promesse d’un avenir meilleur décide Paul Safranek et sa femme Audrey à abandonner le stress de leur quotidien à Omaha, pour se lancer dans une aventure qui changera leur vie pour toujours.
Triple 9
Triple 9 (2016)
, 2h10
Directed by John Hillcoat
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Christoph Waltz, Aaron Paul, Woody Harrelson, Cate Blanchett, Kate Winslet, Norman Reedus
Rating62% 3.1441953.1441953.1441953.1441953.144195
The film follows a group of criminals and corrupt cops who find themselves in serious trouble. The Russian mafia is blackmailing them, and the only way to deal with them is to perform what is believed to be an extremely challenging heist. Impossible as it may seem, however, they eventually hatch a plan: on one side of town, half of the crew will plan the murder of a rookie cop named Chris Allen (Casey Affleck), and while the rest of the force is distracted by a 999 call ("officer down"), the other half of the corrupt cops will pull off the job. This all seems like it's going to work until Allen winds up surviving the attack and fights back.
Tarzan
Tarzan (2016)
, 1h50
Directed by David Yates
Origin USA
Genres Action, Adventure
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Films about children, Le thème de l'enfant sauvage, Films about apes, L'enfance marginalisée, Tarzan films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Alexander Skarsgård, Margot Robbie, Christoph Waltz, Samuel L. Jackson, Djimon Hounsou, John Hurt
Roles Captain Leon Rom
Rating62% 3.1424653.1424653.1424653.1424653.142465
It has been years since the man once known as Tarzan (Alexander Skarsgård) left the jungles of Africa behind for a gentrified life in London as John Clayton III, Lord Greystoke, with his beloved wife, Jane Porter (Margot Robbie) at his side. Now, he has been invited back to the Congo to serve as a trade emissary of Parliament, unaware that he is a pawn in a deadly convergence of greed and revenge, masterminded by the Belgian Captain Rom (Christoph Waltz).
Spectre
Spectre (2015)
, 2h28
Directed by Sam Mendes, Terence Young
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Spy, Crime
Themes Films about children, Spy films, Films about terrorism
Actors Daniel Craig, Ben Whishaw, Ralph Fiennes, Léa Seydoux, Naomie Harris, Penélope Cruz
Roles Ernst Stavro Blofeld
Rating67% 3.396443.396443.396443.396443.39644
On a mission in Mexico, unofficially ordered by the previous M, James Bond kills two men arranging to blow up a stadium; in doing so the building they are in explodes and collapses. Bond gives chase to Marco Sciarra, who survived the blast; Sciarra boards a helicopter to escape. Bond follows and in the ensuing struggle he throws both Sciarra and the pilot out of the helicopter, stealing Sciarra's octopus ring as he does so. On his return to London Bond is indefinitely taken off field duty by the current M, who is in the midst of a power struggle with C, the head of the Joint Intelligence Service, which consists of the recently merged MI5 and MI6. C also wants to create the "Nine Eyes" intelligence co-operation agreement between nine countries, and close down the '00' section in the process.
Muppets Most Wanted, 1h52
Directed by James Bobin
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Adventure, Musical, Crime
Themes Films about films, Films about music and musicians, Prison films, Transport films, Rail transport films, Musical films, Heist films, Children's films
Actors Ray Liotta, Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey, Ty Burrell, Sean Combs, Bridgit Mendler
Roles Himself
Rating63% 3.1984853.1984853.1984853.1984853.198485
Following the events of the previous film, The Muppets find themselves at a loss as to what to do until Dominic Badguy (Ricky Gervais) suggests that the Muppets go on a European tour with him as their tour manager. As the Muppets begin their tour, the criminal mastermind Constantine, a near-exact double for Kermit the Frog in appearance, escapes from a Siberian Gulag and joins his subordinate Dominic to begin a plot to steal the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom.
Candy Store
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Actors Jason Clarke, Omar Sy, Robert De Niro, Christoph Waltz

Après avoir voulu infiltrer une organisation criminelle ayant pour objectif de la démanteler, un agent a tout perdu et doit recommencer sa vie ailleurs. Il se retrouve donc simple policier à Brooklyn. Mais malheureusement pour lui, il va alors découvrir que cette même organisation agit également dans le quartier où il officie. Il va donc devoir reprendre le travail qu'il avait entamé un peu plus tôt.
Big Eyes
Big Eyes (2014)
, 1h45
Directed by Tim Burton, Larry Karaszewski
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Romance
Themes Feminist films, Peinture, Political films
Actors Ryan Reynolds, Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Reese Witherspoon, Krysten Ritter, Danny Huston
Roles Walter Keane
Rating69% 3.49993.49993.49993.49993.4999
In 1958, Margaret leaves her husband and takes her young daughter Jane to North Beach, San Francisco. Supporting her daughter alone, Margaret gets a job painting illustrations at a furniture factory. While creating portraits at an outdoor art show, Margaret meets Walter Keane, who is selling his Parisian street scene paintings. Soon, Walter proposes to her and they marry.
Horrible Bosses 2, 1h48
Directed by Sean Anders
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about the labor movement
Actors Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, Christoph Waltz
Roles Bert Hanson
Rating62% 3.1483853.1483853.1483853.1483853.148385
Nick Hendricks, Dale Arbus, and Kurt Buckman decide to start their own business after tiring of working for ungrateful bosses. Their idea is a car-wash-inspired shower head called the "Shower Buddy". They have trouble finding investors until they are approached by Bert Hanson and his son Rex. Bert admires their commitment to manufacturing the product themselves, while Rex prefers to outsource to China, and agrees to invest if they can make 100,000 units. Taking out a business loan, the three rent a warehouse, hire employees, and manage to produce their output. However, Bert backs out of their deal at the last minute, claiming that he never signed an agreement, and he plans on taking their inventory in foreclosure and selling them (renamed the "Shower Pal") himself, while leaving the three in $500,000 debt with their outstanding loan.
Epic
Epic (2013)
, 1h42
Directed by Chris Wedge
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Children's films
Actors Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson, Amanda Seyfried, Christoph Waltz, Aziz Ansari, Johnny Knoxville
Roles Mandrake (voice)
Rating66% 3.347573.347573.347573.347573.34757
17-year-old Mary Katherine, or M.K., moves in with her eccentric scientist father Professor Bomba who has been searching for tiny humanoid soldiers called Leafmen. They protect the forest Bomba lives near from evil creatures called Boggans and their malevolent leader Mandrake. An independent young soldier named Nod decides to quit much to the ire of the no-nonsense Leafmen leader Ronin.
The Zero Theorem, 1h47
Directed by Terry Gilliam
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantasy
Themes Films about computing, Medical-themed films, Psychologie, Films set in the future, Films about psychiatry, Political films, Dystopian films
Actors Christoph Waltz, Mélanie Thierry, David Thewlis, Tilda Swinton, Peter Stormare, Lucas Hedges
Roles Qohen Leth
Rating60% 3.049373.049373.049373.049373.04937
Qohen Leth, an eccentric programmer who refers to himself in the plural, is assigned to "crunch entities" for a company named Mancom. Finding himself suffering existential angst, Qohen constantly waits for a phone call, hoping that it might bring him happiness or the answers he seeks. Requesting a "disability" evaluation, three company doctors determine that Qohen is physically healthy, but request he have therapy from Dr Shrink-ROM, an AI therapist designed to provide mental evaluation. Wanting to meet with "Management", Qohen attends a party held by his supervisor, Joby. Stumbling into an empty room, Qohen finds Management and requests to work from home, as he would be more productive and would no longer risk missing his call; Management simply notes he finds Qohen "quite insane.
The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers, 1h55
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about religion, Documentary films about politics, Documentary films about religion, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Sandra Bullock, Michael Douglas, Leonard Nimoy, Christoph Waltz
Roles Menachem Begin (voice)
Rating62% 3.1084753.1084753.1084753.1084753.108475
Ce documentaire emmène le public à l'intérieur des bureaux des premiers ministres israéliens à travers les yeux d'un initié, Yehuda Avner, qui a servi comme aide-chef, rédacteur de discours à Levi Eshkol, Golda Meir, Yitzhak Rabin, Menachem Begin et Shimon Peres
Django Unchained, 2h45
Directed by Quentin Tarantino
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Western, Spaghetti Western
Themes Films about slavery, Films about racism
Actors Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Samuel L. Jackson, Kerry Washington, Walton Goggins
Roles Dr. King Schultz
Rating80% 4.0144.0144.0144.0144.014
In Texas 1858, the Speck brothers, Ace and Dicky, drive black slaves on foot. Among the shackled slaves is Django, sold off and separated from his wife, Broomhilda von Shaft. The Speck brothers are stopped by Dr. King Schultz, a German ex-dentist and bounty hunter from Düsseldorf, Prussia. Schultz asks to buy one of the slaves; when he questions Django about his knowledge of the Brittle brothers, for whom Schultz is carrying a warrant, Ace becomes irritated and aims his shotgun at Schultz. Schultz quickly kills Ace and leaves Dicky at the mercy of the newly freed slaves, who shoot Dicky in the head.
Carnage
Carnage (2011)
, 1h19
Directed by Roman Polanski
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about families, L'action se déroule en une journée, Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz, John C. Reilly, Tanya Lopert, Julie Adams
Roles Alan
Rating71% 3.5993353.5993353.5993353.5993353.599335
When two grade-school boys get into a fight in the park that results in one boy, Zachary Cowan, hitting the other, Ethan Longstreet, in the face with a stick, their parents meet in a Brooklyn apartment to discuss the matter. Zachary's parents, Alan (Christoph Waltz) and Nancy Cowan (Kate Winslet), visit the home of Michael (John C. Reilly) and Penelope Longstreet (Jodie Foster), Ethan's parents. Their meeting is initially intended to be short, but due to various circumstances, the conversation continues to draw out.