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Katarina Witt

Biography

East-Berlin-born figure skater and magic size who won precious metal medals in the 1984 Sarajevo and 1988 Calgary Winter season Olympics. She visited Kinder-und Jugendsportschule, a college for the athletically gifted. She was chosen like a judge around the strike British Television show Dance On Snow. Her parents are Manfred and Katja and she was raised having a sibling, Axel. She experienced a cameo, playing herself, in the 1996 strike film Jerry Maguire, co-produced by Wayne L. Brooks.

Quick Facts


Full Name Katarina Witt
Date Of Birth December 3, 1965
Place Of Birth Berlin, Germany
Height 1.65 m
Weight 55 kg
Profession Figure Skater
Nationality German
Parents Manfred Witt, Käthe Witt
Siblings Axel Witt
Awards Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Classical Music-Dance Program
Nominations Gemini Award for Best Performance or Host in a Variety Program or Series
Movies Ronin, Carmen on Ice, The Ice Princess, The Best of Stars on Ice: Vol. 3, The Best of Stars on Ice: Vol. 1, Olympic Figure Skating: Greatest Performances in History: Vol. 1, The Stalker, Friends Forever
TV Shows The Biggest Loser Germany
Star Sign Sagittarius

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#Fact
1Appears in the infomercial, hosted by Paige Green and Rosalie Brown, for the "Leg Magic" fitness equipment. [2006]
2Last name is pronounced "Vitt".
3During her competitive career, she was coached by Jutta Müller.
4Was called "the most beautiful face of socialism".
5Was elected deputy of East Germany's parliament "Volkskammer" for the young communists.
6Four-time gold medalist at the World Figure Skating Championships (1984, 1985, 1987, 1988).
7Gold medalist at the European Figure Skating Championships in six consecutive years from 1983 to 1988.
8Won the Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Award for her athletic achievements (1995).
9Made a one-year comeback to the competitive skating scene, appearing at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, where she finished 7th.
10Was inducted into the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame (1995).
11Longtime companion of actor Richard Dean Anderson in the 1990s.
12Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world (1990).
13Olympic figure skating champion in the ladies' singles event in 1984 and 1988.
14Posed nude for the December 1998 issue of Playboy, which became the second sold-out issue of the magazine (the first one included photos of Marilyn Monroe).


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Der Feind in meinem Leben2013TV MovieKatarina Witt
Friends Forever2009Marilyn (voice)
V.I.P.2000TV SeriesGreta Krantz
Nikola1999TV Series
Ronin1998Natacha Kirilova
The Great Skate Debate II1998TV MovieSkater
Jerry Maguire1996Katarina Witt
America's Choice: The Great Skate Debate1996TV MovieSkater
Die Eisprinzessin1996TV MovieElla
Frasier1996TV SeriesBrenda
Greatest Hits on Ice1994TV MovieStepmother
Carmen on Ice1990TV MovieCarmen

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Stars auf Eis2006TV Series co-producer - 7 episodes

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Die Eisprinzessin1996TV Movie performer: "Skate with Me"
Die Harald Schmidt Show1995TV Series performer - 1 episode

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Die Eisprinzessin1996TV Movie original screenplay

Art Director

Art Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Divas on Ice2001/IITV Special

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Laureus World Sports Award2016TV MovieHerself
Der Meisterfälscher - Ein Fall für Beltracchi2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Otto: Geboren um zu blödeln2015TV MovieHerself
Wer weiß denn sowas?2015TV SeriesHerself - Team Elton (2)
Wetten, dass..?1990-2014TV SeriesHerself / Himself
5 gegen Jauch2013TV SeriesHerself
Die Deutschen Meister 20132013TV SeriesHerself - Judge
Das ist Spitze!2013TV SeriesHerself - Candidate
Nine for IX2013TV Series documentaryHerself
Günther Jauch2013TV SeriesHerself
The Diplomat2013DocumentaryHerself
Dancing on Ice2012TV SeriesHerself - Judge
Gottschalk Live2012TV SeriesHerself
Battle of the Blades2009-2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest Judge
Rette die Million!2011TV SeriesHerself
Das aktuelle Sportstudio1986-2011TV Series documentaryHerself
Gylne tider2010TV Series documentaryHerself
Das Quiz der Deutschen2010TV SeriesHerself - Team Ost
The Art of Walking2010TV Movie documentaryHerself
Bambi Verleihung 20092009TV MovieHerself - Host
Riverboat - Die MDR-Talkshow aus Leipzig2007-2009TV Series documentaryHerself
Kennen Sie Deutschland?2009TV SeriesHerself
The Biggest Loser2009TV SeriesHerself - Host
Schmidt & Pocher2009TV SeriesHerself
Ein Herz für Kinder2007-2008TV SeriesHerself - Fundraiser / Herself
Die Tietjen und Dibaba2008TV SeriesHerself
Die große ARD Weltreise2008TV SeriesHerself - Team Weltenbummler
Unsere Besten2004-2008TV SeriesHerself
Artour2008TV SeriesHerself
Stars auf Eis2006-2008TV SeriesHerself - Host
The next Uri Geller - Unglaubliche Phänomene live2008TV SeriesHerself
Die Johannes B. Kerner Show2006-2007TV SeriesHerself
Live Earth2007TV Special documentaryHerself
Sterren dansen op het ijs2006TV SeriesHerself - Guest Judge
Let's Dance2006TV SeriesHerself - Judge
Playboy: Celebrity Centerfolds2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
100 Prozent2005TV Series documentaryHerself
Der Kaiser wird 60 - Die Franz-Beckenbauer-Gala2005TV MovieHerself
Das Quiz mit Jörg Pilawa2004TV SeriesHerself
Biography2004TV Series documentaryHerself
2004 Women's World Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
Verstehen Sie Spaß?2004TV SeriesHerself
Welcome Europe!2004TV MovieHerself
Family Feud2004TV SeriesHerself
Beckmann1999-2004TV SeriesHerself
Die DDR-Show2003TV SeriesHerself - Host
Divas on Ice2003TV SpecialHerself
Die 80er Jahre Show2002TV SeriesHerself
Life and Times2002TV Series documentaryHerself
Bud Greenspan's Favorite Stories of Winter Olympic Glory2002TV Movie documentaryHerself
Divas on Ice2001/IITV SpecialHerself
Bank of America Celebration of Gold2001TV SpecialHerself
Fire on Ice: Champions of American Figure Skating2001TV Movie documentaryHerself
Michelle Kwan: Princess on Ice2001TV MovieHerself
Divas on Ice2001/ITV SpecialHerself
Ice Wars 72000TV SpecialHerself
City Lives: Berlin2000DocumentaryHerself (as Katharina Witt)
Improv Ice II1999TV MovieHerself
Starskates on Broadway1999TV MovieHerself
Divas on Ice1999TV SpecialHerself
Zimmer frei!1999TV SeriesHerself
Die Harald Schmidt Show1995-1999TV SeriesHerself
Arli$$1997-1998TV SeriesHerself
Ice Wars 41997TV SpecialHerself (World team)
Battle of the Sexes on Ice II1997TV MovieHerself
Everybody Loves Raymond1997TV SeriesHerself
Too Hot to Skate1997TV Movie documentaryHerself
Sergei Grinkov: Celebration of a Life1996TV Special documentaryHerself
Skating Romance II1996TV MovieHerself
The Legends Figure Skating Championships1996TV Mini-SeriesHerself
Lauren Hutton and...1996TV SeriesHerself
Today1996TV SeriesHerself
The 1996 Fox Rock 'N Roll Skating Championships1996TV SpecialHerself
Figure Skating Superstars: Katarina Witt and Friends1995TV MovieHerself
Skates of Gold III1995TV SpecialHerself
Skates of Gold II1995TV SpecialHerself
The 1995 Fox Rock 'N Roll Skating Championships1995TV MovieHerself
1994 Winter Olympics Figure Skating Competition and Exhibition Highlights1994VideoHerself
Ice Wars 11994TV SpecialHerself
Fox on Ice1994TV SpecialHerself
The 1994 Winter Olympics Figure Skating Competition Highlights Video1994VideoHerself
Lillehammer 1994: XVII Olympic Winter Games1994TV SeriesHerself
Skates of Gold1994TV SpecialHerself
1992 Winter Olympics Figure Skating1992VideoHerself
Christmas Fantasy on Ice1992TV SpecialHerself
Schmidteinander1992TV SeriesHerself
Late Night with David Letterman1991TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Christmas on Ice1990TV SpecialHerself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1990TV MovieHerself
Brian Boitano: Canvas of Ice1988TV MovieHerself
The Official 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics Video1988Video documentaryHerself / East German Figure Skater Gold Medalist

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ein Leben wie im Flug2007TV MovieHerself
Explosiv - Das Magazin2006TV Series documentaryHerself
TV total2004TV SeriesHerself
Unsere Besten2003TV SeriesHerself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1994Golden CameraGolden Camera, GermanySports
1990Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Performance in Classical Music/Dance ProgrammingCarmen on Ice (1990)


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#Quote
1A lot of funny things happened. Like I'd be walking through an airport and I'd see someone with the issue of Playboy in their hands, and they'd see me, and their eyes would go right to my chest. Straight down - zap." - on her Playboy appearance in 1998 as quoted in her memoir, "Only With Passion


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