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Christoph Waltz

Christoph Waltz [3]


Born:October 4, 1956 (65)
Filmography Rating:7.00 / 10
IMDB Rating:6.92 / 10
Amazon Rating:4.18 / 5
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:68.48%
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List of Titles and Roles/Jobs:
Muppets Most Wanted [2014](58) => Christopher Waltz
Spectre [2015](59) => Blofeld
Alita: Battle Angel [2019](63) => Dr. Dyson Ido

Trivia that mentions this person:
Muppets Most Wanted [2014]
  • Christoph Waltz has a cameo as himself in the Berlin theater show. Waltz was the original choice for Jean Pierre Napoleon, but had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts.
    Spectre [2015]
  • English actor Gary Oldman was approached for the role of Franz Oberhauser but he was unwilling to commit to six months production worldwide. In the end, the part was cast with Christoph Waltz.
  • Before Christoph Waltz was cast as the villain Chiwetel Ejiofor was considered for the role.
    The Amazing Spider-Man [2012]
  • Michael Fassbender was originally considered for the role of Dr Curt Connors; he eventually went on to play Magneto in X-Men: First Class. His Inglourious Basterds co-star Christoph Waltz was later rumored to be attached to the part.
    Oz the Great and Powerful [2013]
  • Christoph Waltz was in early talks to play a role.
    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales [2017]
  • Christoph Waltz was originally cast in the role of Captain Brand, but dropped out due to other work commitments. Javier Bardem was then given the role, but the name was changed from Brand to Salazar to sound more Mediterranean to accompany Bardem's Spanish descent. Bardem and Waltz both previously played villains in Daniel Craig [James Bond] films. Bardem in Skyfall, and Waltz in Spectre.
    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 [2017]
  • Gary Oldman, Viggo Mortensen, Christoph Waltz, Christopher Plummer, Max von Sydow, Alec Baldwin, Ron Perlman, Stephen Lang, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Robert De Niro, Michael Biehn, Mel Gibson, and Liam Neeson were considered for the role of Ego. Matthew McConaughey was considered to play Ego, but passed on the role in favor of The Dark Tower.
    Alita: Battle Angel [2019]
  • [?] Quentin Tarantino recommended Christoph Waltz to director Robert Rodriguez. Tarantino directed Waltz to two Oscar wins in Inglourious Basterds (2009) and Django Unchained (2012), and he has been a long-time friend and collaborator of Rodriguez since the early 1990s.