Peter Maffay

Peter Maffay

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1949-08-30 (71 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Kronstadt, Romania

31 Movies · 69 TV shows

Biography

Peter Alexander Makkay (born 30 August 1949), known as Peter Maffay (Romanian pronunciation: [ˌpe.tɐ.ˈma.faɪ̯]), is a Romanian-born German musician, singer, and composer.

Personal Life

Maffay is active in politics and sometimes inserts his own political stances into his music. He is a peace activist, and in 2005 he performed a concert for German ISAF troops in Afghanistan. Maffay also donates to projects for traumatised and abused children. On the Spanish island of Mallorca, he established a ranch where traumatised children from all over the world can have a free two-week holiday to help them cope with their problems. For his social commitment, he received the Bundesverdienstkreuz in 1996, and, in 2001, he received the Goldene Henne, an award commemorating Helga Hahnemann. He has been awarded the Toleranzpreis der Evangelischen Akademie Tutzing in 2012.Maffay has been married four times, has a son and lives with his family on a farm on Mallorca. One of his hobbies is motorcycle riding. In 1972, he was severely injured in an accident after crashing his Harley Davidson. Later in life, he crossed the Sahara Desert several times on an off-road motorcycle.

Early Life

Born in Braşov (German: Kronstadt), Romania, the son of a German (Transylvanian Saxon), he was 14 when his family relocated to his parents' West Germany in 1963.In the same year, he started his first band, The Dukes. After completing his education and working for Chemigraphics, an art manufacturer, Maffay worked in clubs, where he distributed his music.

Movies & TV shows

2020.

1 Movie

2019.

1 Movie

2018.

2 Movies
Ice Princess Lily

Ice Princess Lily

6
2018
A young dragon looking for his own fire must fight against an evil wizard with help of the beautiful ice princess, Lilli.

2017.

4 Movies

2015.

1 Movie

2014.

2 Movies

2013.

2 Movies

2012.

1 Movie · 1 TV show

2011.

1 Movie · 1 TV show

2010.

1 Movie · 1 TV show

2008.

1 TV show

2007.

1 TV show

2006.

2 Movies · 1 TV show

2005.

3 Movies

2004.

3 Movies · 2 TV shows

2003.

2 TV shows

2002.

3 TV shows
TV
Through the Night with...

Through the Night with...

2002
Durch die Nacht. ZDF produces a German documentary film television series. The French title is Au Cur de la nuit, and it is located in either France or Germany. The host is in charge of setting the lo...

2001.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows

2000.

2 TV shows

1999.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows

1998.

1 Movie · 5 TV shows
The Polar Bear

The Polar Bear

1998
Four people become involved in one dramatic story, where one of them has a mission to drive a car containing a live bomb to a specified destination, park the car and escape as quickly as she can. He h...

1997.

4 TV shows
TV
Im Dialog
TV
Tabaluga

Tabaluga

1997
Flying Bark Animation produced an animated cartoon series of Tabaluga. In this series, Tabaluga is the last of the dragons and the crown-prince of Greenland, a magical place inhabited by talking anima...

1996.

1 TV show

1995.

2 TV shows

1994.

2 TV shows

1992.

3 TV shows

1991.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows

1989.

1 TV show

1988.

1 Movie · 1 TV show

1987.

1 Movie · 3 TV shows

1986.

1 TV show

1985.

1 Movie · 1 TV show

1984.

1 TV show

1982.

2 TV shows
TV
Na sowas!
TV
Menschen

1981.

2 TV shows
TV
Wanna bet, that..?

Wanna bet, that..?

1981
It was a long-running German-language entertainment television show. It is the most popular Saturday show in Europe. The British show You Bet! was based on the format of the American show. There are s...

1980.

1 TV show

1979.

2 TV shows
TV
Okay

Okay

1979

1978.

1 TV show

1977.

2 TV shows

1976.

1 TV show

1974.

2 TV shows

1971.

1 TV show
TV
Disco

Disco

1971
Disco was a pop music program that aired in Germany on the ZDF network from 1971 to 1982. It generally aired on the first Saturday of each month at 7:30PM, each show running 45 minutes. 133 shows were...

1969.

1 TV show
TV
Die ZDF-Hitparade

Die ZDF-Hitparade

1969
The ZDF-Hitparade, or Hitparade for short, was one of the most popular and well-known music television series presenting mostly German Schlager.

1968.

1 TV show

1966.

2 TV shows

1964.

1 TV show

1961.

1 TV show

1959.

1 TV show

1955.

1 TV show

1948.

1 TV show
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