Biolek, Alfred

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Name
Biolek, Alfred Gender: M
born on 10 July 1934 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Freistadt, Czech Republic, 49n50, 18e30
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Taeger
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 17°10' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 29°50 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 18°15'



Alfred Biolek
photo: Stuart Mentiply, license gfdl

Biography

German entertainer and television producer. Biolek holds a PhD in law and is an honorary professor at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne.

After expulsion from Czechoslovakia in 1946, the Biolek family moved to Waiblingen near Stuttgart, where Biolek's father practiced law again. Biolek was raised a Catholic and was an altar boy. He temporarily joined later the German conservative party CDU.

In 1967, Biolek acted as an assessor in the legal department of the German TV channel ZDF and switched soon to editorial tasks. He became anchor man of the TV show Drehscheibe and produced since 1974 the show Am laufenden Band for Bavaria Film GmbH, together with Rudi Carrell. That led to his career breakthrough. In 1975 with the journalist Dieter Thoma they started the talk show Kölner Treff for the channel WDR in Cologne. Since 1978 aired his first own produced and moderated show with the title Bios Bahnhof (Bio's railway station). In 1980s, commercially unsuccessful shows followed: Bei Bio, Show Bühne and the game show Mensch Meier.

On 10 December 1991, the director Rosa von Praunheim outed Biolek as a gay man among other celebrities on a TV show. Biolek lives with his partner in Cologne and Berlin

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Taeger IHL quotes W. Boehr, personal statement by Biolek

Categories

  • Passions : Sexuality : Homosexual male
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer
  • Vocation : Law : Jurist

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