|Occupation Comedy actor|
Name Dirk Bach
|Role Television actor|
|Born 23 April 1961 (1961-04-23) Cologne, Germany|
Died October 1, 2012, Lichterfelde, Berlin, Germany
Buried October 7, 2012, Melaten-Friedhof, Cologne, Germany
Movies and TV shows Ich bin ein Star – Holt mich hier, The Little Polar Bear, The Little Polar Bear 2 – The M, Die ProSieben Marchenstunde, Das Ratsel des blutroten
Wenn die Putzfrau zweimal klingelt - DIRK BACH und HELLA VON SINNEN (1994)
Dirk Bach (23 April 1961 – 1 October 2012) was a German television comedy actor, best known as co-host of Ich bin ein Star – Holt mich hier raus!
- Wenn die Putzfrau zweimal klingelt DIRK BACH und HELLA VON SINNEN 1994
- 1996 Sehr witzig Comedy Gala Dirk Bach
- Other work
1996 Sehr witzig! Comedy Gala - Dirk Bach
After school Bach worked in theatres in Amsterdam, Brussels, London, New York City, Utrecht and Vienna. In 1992 Bach was part of the theatre group in Cologne at the Schauspielhaus and appeared on the German television channel RTL on the Dirk Bach Show. Bach performed in Lukas (1996–2001) on the German television channel ZDF, for which he received the Telestar award (1996), the German Comedy Award (1999) and the Goldene Kamera (2001).
In 2002, Bach starred in Der kleine Mönch on German television channel ZDF. Bach worked in Sesamstraße, the German version of Sesame Street, as the character Pepe. He often performed with Hella von Sinnen on different television productions. From 2004 on Bach and Sonja Zietlow presented the German edition of the show I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! on channel RTL. In 2005 Bach played the character Urmel in Urmel aus dem Eis (engl.: Impy's Island). Since 2006 Bach has hosted the German game show Frei Schnauze on channel RTL.
Bach was part of the campaign to bring the 2010 Gay Games to Cologne.
Bach died on 1 October 2012 in Berlin at the age of 51.