As early as the 70s and 80s Otto filled huge halls, scored with his legendary TV shows today unimaginable ratings and was with his LPs regularly in the top ten (music) represent charts. His first film from 1985 is still regarded as the most successful film since the beginning of the audience acquisition, and they wanted to put up the rates awarded to him in succession, which would result in probably a perceived distance from Emden to Aurich. He has received three times alone the German Comedy Award, including - with mid-50s - for his life's work.
To this day Otto popularity has not diminished. His tours is extremely successful, had in recent years as an actor and voice actor for many major blockbusters with and has become the third, if not conquered fourth generation audience.
Otto and the "Elephant":
Not the Indian not the African, but the East Frisian elephant is likely in Germany have the greatest popularity (alone among 3-5 year he has possibly with the radio play elephant Benjamin Blumchenserious competition). Since 1972, the Otto Waalkes Elephant accompanied creativity. First, as the logo for his record label, then again as a cartoon on his record covers, and finally - to as cartoons playback at his big TV shows ... is part of Elephant Otto to East Frisian - in the moving image.
Here, the pachyderm has developed an amazing life of its own over time. He brought it to the comic book character to its own TV series and a feature-length movie, became the star of a video game and a series of computer games, and finally even the mascot of the East Frisian football club BSV Kickers in Otto's hometown Emden. And as Otto in 1987 instituted the "Otto Huus" just there a museum with exhibits of his long career, it was clear what kind of had to be "Kunst am Bau": Since then looks at a larger than life, breaking through the back stone museum wall outwards Ottifant the Emdenern and the tourist shopping over his shoulders.
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