Was Elmar Wepper Married? Full Details

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Elmar Wepper was born on April 16,  1944, in Augsburg and he was a German actor and voice actor. Elmar Wepper was born to Friedrich Karl Wepper and Wilhelmine Wepper. Friedrich Karl Wepper was a lawyer whereas Wilhelmine Wepper was a housewife.

Elmar Wepper has an elder brother called  Fritz Wepperwho is also an actor and voice actor. Concerning education, he attended the Wittelsbacher-Gymnasium Munich and successfully graduated.It must be noted that his role in the crime series The Inspector, the ZDF family series Two Munichers in Hamburg and the crime series Two Brothers made him very popular.

His presence was also felt due to the roles he played Doris Dörries Film drama Cherry Blossoms – Hanami and its sequel Cherry Blossoms & Demons. The career of Elmar Wepper covers the duration from 1957 to 2019 and he is known to have made appearances in more than over 85 film and television productions.

Some of the productions he featured in include 1957: Blue Today and blue tomorrow, 1970: Butterflies don’t Cry, 1990: Café Europa, 1994: Wolpodzilla – The Terror from Tegernsee, 2001: Space Zoo, 2001: Lammbuck – Everything is handcrafted, 2005: On searching and finding love, 2005: Siegfried, 2005: The fisherman and his wife, 2008: Cherry Blossoms – Hanami, 2011: Three quarter moon, 2014: Everything is love, 2017: Lommbock, 2018: It doesn’t get any greener, said the gardener and flew away and 2019: Cherry blossoms & Demons. He was also involved with some dubbing work, radio plays, movies and series .

Some of his awards include 1990: Silver Bambi (Image & Funk magazine), 2007: Bavarian Film Prize as “Best Actor” for Cherry Blossoms – Hanami, 2008: German Film Prize 2008 as “Best Actor” for Cherry Blossoms – Hanami, 2009: Order Against the envious sheep of the Nuremberg Air Fleet of the Prince Carnival, 2009: German Film Critics’ Prize as Best Actor for Cherry Blossoms – Hanami, 2009: Bavarian Order of Merit, 2016: Bavarian Poet Taler and 2019: Bavarian Television Prize for his life’s work2023: Bavarian State Medal for Social Merit.

Elmar Wepper married Anita Schlierf in 2004.He had a son born in 1978 from an earlier relationship. He died in Munich due to sudden heart failure. He died on October 31, 2023,  at the age of 79. He was involved in the advisory board of the Tabaluga Children’s foundation for Children in need and was an ambassador for the German José Carreras Leukemia Foundation. Elmar Wepper was also a patron of the non-profit organization Retla e. V.

Was Elmar Wepper Married?

Elmar Wepper was married. He was married to Anita Schlierf . Elmar Wepper and Anita Schlierf got married in 2004. It must be noted that Elmar Wepper had had a son from a previous relationship. Anita Schlierf was born in 1957 and grew up in a middle-class family. She is a graduate of the University of Munich and has a degree in Art History and German literature.

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Anita Schlierf Wiki (Elmar Wepper’s Wife): Age, Children, Net Worth, Family & BIO


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