Peter Alexander newest wax figure at Madame Tussauds Vienna!
Born as Peter Alexander Ferdinand Maximilian Neumayer, for decades he was the most popular and successful entertainer and show star in the German speaking area. He graduated from the famous Max-Reinhardt-Seminar, with distinction. During his career Peter made 44 films, including Im weißen Rössl (1960) in his role of Ober Leopold. He also played the character of ‘Count Bobby’ in the absolutely legendary Count Bobby- movies (1961 - 1965). In his Peter Alexander Shows he was host, entertainer, parodist and singer between 1969 and 1996, with which he reached and thrilled audiences of up to 38 million. He recorded 120 original LP´s, 156 singles and sold 46 million records in Germany alone. Referring to his record label, Peter Alexander is the only German speaking singer who has been in the German charts for more than 60 years with his recordings.
For his tours – especially in 1975 when 450,000 people attended - he was awarded several times. He was awarded the medal for earnings for the republic of Austria as well as 5 Golden Cameras, 10 Bambis, Golden Lions, and Gold and Platinum Romy awards among others.
Peter Alexander was born on 30th June 1926 in Vienna, Austria.
He died on 12th February 2011 in Vienna, Austria