Diedrich Bader or Karl Diedrich Bader is an American actor-comedian, 6 feet 2 inches in height, well known for his role of Oswald Harvey on “The Drew Carey Show” as the dim-witted friend of the protagonist. In the series of 1993, Danger Theatre, he played a significant role as The Searcher.
Diedrich Bader Bio: Age, Parents, Ethnicity
Romantically Diedrich comes among the lucky people who found a soul mate in Dulcy Rogers, an actress. He was born on 24 December 1966 in America and is of German-Irish descent. At two years, he shifted to Alexandra in Virginia, France with his family. Later he came back to complete his college level education and graduated from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. He lost both his parents within a short span of time.
His mother Gretta Bader, a sculptor by profession passed away in 2014 while his father, William Bader died in 2016. William Bader was Chief of Staff for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and president of the Eurasia Foundation on Capitol Hill. His mother’s portrait of the late Sen. J. William Fulbright is showcased at the National Gallery in Washington. Edward L. Bader, his great grandfather was the former mayor of Atlantic City, New Jersey. Christopher and John Bader are his brothers.
Diedrich Bader Actress Wife And Children
Diedrich is married to actress Dulcy Rogers who is famous for her role in Father of the Bride Part II and Certain Guys. They got married on 25 May, 1997. The bond of love between them has not reduced and on their 21st anniversary in 2018 Diedrich made the photo of their first dance public.
Diedrich and his wife are blessed with two children, a daughter, Ondine Caolila, born in 2005 and son Sebastian, born in 2003. Diedrich’s trademark is his husky baritone voice. He worked as voice actor in many animated shows such as The Simpsons and The Penguins of Madagascar and Ice Age.
Diedrich Bader Net Worth And Career Details
Diedrich began to appreciate movie legends like Charles Chaplin and Fred Astaire. When a Chaplin movie was running in the movie theatre, Diedrich jumped around on stage like the Little Tramp and received a lot of appreciation. His incident made his realize that he wanted to perform the rest of his life. During spring break in his school a casting director in Santa Fe, New Mexico spotted him and took him for an audition in a TV pilot. Bader got a starring role and even though the pilot did not work out he moved to Los Angeles to audition for other roles. He got some guest roles in series like Star Trek: The Next Generatiion, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Cheers and Quantum Leap. He worked for the political thriller The Assassination File (1996) for the Encore Entertainment Group as the role gave him a chance to be shot in the head.
He likes to play different characters which become a challenge. In his words,
One of the defining things about my career on camera is I like to play different characters. That gets difficult to do. People don’t trust you to do something different. In animation, it’s all about trust and how far can you go away from yourself. It’s a really marvelous environment that’s extremely creative
He holds a net worth of $6 million as in 2019. Diedrich has earned accolades for his work in movies such as Office Space, EuroTrip, Napoleon Dynamite, and The Beverly Hillbillies.