Known for movies

Short Info

FactOwns "Café Café", a popular restaurant in Lisbon, where he performs stand-up comedy once a week.

Herman José was born on the 5th of December, 1963, in Lisbon, Portugal. His parents were both Portuguese, and he had two older sisters. Herman José grew up in Lisbon and attended the local school there. It was during his time at school that he developed a love for acting and performing. After finishing school, Herman José went on to study acting at the prestigious National Theatre School of Lisbon.

After graduating from the National Theatre School of Lisbon, Herman José began his acting career in theatre. He quickly established himself as a talented actor, and went on to star in a number of successful Portuguese theatre productions. In the early 1990s, Herman José made the transition from theatre to television, appearing in a number of popular Portuguese TV shows.

It was in the mid-1990s that Herman José really began to make a name for himself, appearing in a string of successful Portuguese films. His most famous role came in the 1998 film ‘Amor de Perdição’, in which he played the lead role of Pedro. The film was a huge success in Portugal, and helped to make Herman José a household name.

In the early 2000s, Herman José began to branch out into other areas of entertainment, appearing as a judge on the Portuguese version of ‘Pop Idol’. He also hosted his own chat show, ‘Herman’s Hour’, which was a huge success.

In recent years, Herman José has continued to appear in both films and television shows. He has also released a number of successful albums, and has even ventured into the world of fashion, launching his own clothing line.

Herman José is one of the most successful entertainers in Portugal. He is loved by millions of fans, and his work has earned him both critical and commercial acclaim. Herman José is estimated to be worth around $20 million.

General Info

Full NameHerman José
Height1.7 m
ProfessionActor, Singer, Comedian


ParentsHermann Ludwing Krippahl, Maria Odette Antunes Valadas


MoviesLove Letters of a Portuguese Nun

Social profile links


1Besides Portuguese he's also fluent in German, English, Spanish and french.
2Hosting "HermanSic" on a Portuguese TV channel, [June 2005]
3Owns "Café Café", a popular restaurant in Lisbon, where he performs stand-up comedy once a week.
4Was a singer and a popular one-man-show in the late seventies and early eighties, travelling through Portugal and abroad, for Portuguese groups of emigrants. "Canção do Beijinho" was his most successful song in 1980, and won a gold disc in 1981.



Seara de Vento2017post-production
Nelo e Idália2015-2016TV SeriesNelo / Dr. Lambujinha / Bernardo / ...
A Culpa é do Ronaldo2016TV Series
Donos Disto Tudo2016TV SeriesVarious Roles
Bem-Vindos a Beirais2014TV SeriesNelo
Prémios Lumen: Gala RTP 57 Anos2014TV MovieNelo
Vamos à Bola ou Quê?2012TV SeriesJosé Esteves
A Sagrada Família2011TV Series
Gala das Galas2010TV MovieVarious Roles
Hora H2007-2008TV SeriesVarious Roles
HermanSIC2000-2006TV SeriesHost / Various Roles
Papéis ReSIClados2004TV SeriesVarious Roles
As Boas Entradas2003TV Movie
O Fabuloso Destino de Diácono Remédios2002TV MovieDiácono Remédios
Odisseia na Tenda2001TV MovieNelo
Serafim Saudade - O Regresso do Herói2001TV MovieSerafim Saudade
Nelo & Idália: Especial de Natal2000TV MovieNelo
O Lampião da Estrela2000TV MovieCarlos Santos
A Última Noite1999TV MovieVarious Roles
Herman Enciclopédia1997-1998TV SeriesVarious Roles
Herman Zap1996VideoVarious Roles
Mortinho por Chegar a Casa1996Vasco da Gama
Boião de Cultura1994TV SeriesVarious Roles
Grande Noite1993TV SeriesMaximiana
Adeus Princesa1992
Hermanias: Especial Fim de Ano1991TV MovieVarious Roles
Herman Circus1991TV MovieVarious Roles
Napoléon et l'Europe1991TV Series
Crime na Pensão Estrelinha1990TV MovieHércules Pirô
Alentejo Sem Lei1990TV SeriesGalamba / Capitão Galamba
Nem o Pai Morre Nem a Gente Almoça1990TV SeriesSr. Gauguinat
Natal dos Hospitais 19891989TV MovieSerafim Saudade
Mon dernier rêve sera pour vous1989TV Mini-SeriesHyacinthe Pilorge
Casino Royal1989TV SeriesRoyal / Crespim / Hitler
Há Festa em Lisboa1988TV Series
Humor de Perdição1987-1988TV SeriesVarious Roles
Lá em Casa Tudo Bem1988TV SeriesDr. Loureiro / Dr. Teodoro
O Querido Lilás1987Lilás
Entrada de Portugal na CEE1985TV MovieSerafim Saudade
1, 2, 31985TV Series 1985
Badarosíssimo1985TV SeriesSerafim Saudade (1985)
O Tal Canal1983-1984TV SeriesVarious Roles
Hermanias1984TV SeriesVarious Roles
Gala de Prata - 25 Anos RTP1982TV MovieVarious
Natal dos Hospitais 19811981TV MovieTony Silva
O Passeio dos Alegres1981TV SeriesVarious Roles
E o Resto São Cantigas1981TV Series 1981
O Homem Que Matou o Diabo1979TV SeriesMacário Mendenha
Os Galos e as Gajas1978TV Series
Love Letters of a Portuguese Nun1977Manuel Gonçalves, the Prince (as Hermann Krippahl)
A Feira1977TV SeriesZé D'Olhão (1977)
Nicolau no País das Maravilhas1975TV SeriesVarious Roles
Sr. Feliz E Sr. Contente1975TV SeriesSr. Contente


Cá Por Casa2016-2017TV Series creator - 15 episodes
Nelo e IdáliaTV Series creator - 25 episodes, 2015 - 2016 writer - 25 episodes, 2015 - 2016
Herman 20102012TV Series original idea - 2 episodes
Hora H2007-2008TV Series writer - 42 episodes
Arre Potter Qu'é Demais2005TV Movie
Papéis ReSIClados2004TV Series
As Boas Entradas2003TV Movie
O Fabuloso Destino de Diácono Remédios2002TV Movie
Master Plan: O Grande Mestre2002TV Series
Odisseia na Tenda2001TV Movie
Serafim Saudade - O Regresso do Herói2001TV Movie
Nelo & Idália: Especial de Natal2000TV Movie
HermanSIC2000TV Series
A Última Noite1999TV Movie
Herman 981998TV Series writer
Herman Enciclopédia1997TV Series
Parabéns Júnior1996TV Series original idea
Com a Verdade Me Enganas1994TV Series
Dora e Dário1994TV Series
Parabéns1993TV Series writer - 1 episode
Hermanias: Especial Fim de Ano1991TV Movie
Roda da Sorte1991TV Series
Crime na Pensão Estrelinha1990TV Movie creator and story
Casino Royal1989TV Series writer - 12 episodes
Humor de Perdição1987-1988TV Series writer - 12 episodes
O Querido Lilás1987
1, 2, 31985TV Series sketchs
O Tal CanalTV Series writer - 12 episodes, 1983 - 1984 creator - 11 episodes, 1983 - 1984
Hermanias1984TV Series writer - 12 episodes
O Passeio dos Alegres1981TV Series sketchs
Nicolau no País das Maravilhas1975TV Series


Parabéns1992TV Series executive producer
Roda da Sorte1991TV Series executive producer
Papéis ReSIClados2004TV Series producer
O Fabuloso Destino de Diácono Remédios2002TV Movie producer
Odisseia na Tenda2001TV Movie producer
Serafim Saudade - O Regresso do Herói2001TV Movie producer
Parabéns Júnior1996TV Series producer
Com a Verdade Me Enganas1994TV Series executive producer


O Tal Canal1983TV Series 6 episodes


As Boas Entradas2003TV Movie
O Fabuloso Destino de Diácono Remédios2002TV Movie
Odisseia na Tenda2001TV Movie
Nelo & Idália: Especial de Natal2000TV Movie


Hermanias: Especial Fim de Ano1991TV Movie actors director


Cá Por Casa2016-2017TV SeriesHimself - Host / Various Roles / Various Rolest
RTP Para Todos2016TV MovieHimself
Sociedade Recreativa2016TV SeriesHimself
Filho da Mãe2016TV SeriesHimself
Grande Tarde2016TV SeriesHimself
O Pátio das Cantigas - A Série2015TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Só Visto!2013-2015TV SeriesHimself
Traz prá Frente2015TV SeriesHimself (2016)
A Praça2015TV SeriesHimself (2016)
O Pátio das Cantigas2015Himself
Janela Indiscreta2015TV SeriesHimself
Há Tarde2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Host
Agora Nós2014-2015TV SeriesHimself
Herman 20102010-2013TV SeriesHimself - Host
Você na TV!2009-2013TV SeriesHimself
A Tua Cara Não Me é Estranha2013TV SeriesHimself
13 Badaladas2012TV MovieHimself - Host
Circo de Natal 20122012TV MovieHimself
A Noite do Nariz Vermelho2012TV MovieHimself
Querida Júlia2012TV SeriesHimself
Decisão Final2012TV SeriesHimself (2012)
Portugal Aplaude2012TV MovieHimself
Fim de Ano 2011 - Relatório e Contas2011TV MovieHimself - Host
Circo de Natal RTP2011TV MovieHimself
A Tarde é Sua2011TV SeriesHimself
Cinco Sentidos2011TV SeriesHimself (2011)
Natália, a Diva Trágicómica2011Himself
Quem Quer Ser Milionário?2010-2011TV SeriesHimself
Quem Tramou Peter Pan?2011TV SeriesHimself
Nico à Noite2011TV SeriesHimself
5 Para a Meia Noite2009-2011TV SeriesHimself
Inesquecível2011TV SeriesHimself (2012)
Lado B2010TV SeriesHimself
Uma Canção Para Ti2009TV SeriesHimself
Fama Show2008-2009TV SeriesHimself
Solnado2009TV MovieHimself
DeLuxe2009TV SeriesHimself
Dá-me Música2009TV SeriesHimself
Jornal Nacional2009TV SeriesHimself
As Tardes da Júlia2009TV SeriesHimself
Nasci P'ra Cantar2009TV SeriesHimself (Host)
Conversa Indiscreta2009TV SeriesHimself
Episódio Especial2008-2009TV SeriesHimself
Há Conversa2009TV SeriesHimself (2010)
Anjo da Guarda2008TV SeriesHimself
Caia Quem Caia2008TV SeriesHimself
Jornal da Noite2008TV SeriesHimself
Jogo Duplo2008TV SeriesHimself (2009)
Verão Total2008TV SeriesHimself - Host
Chamar a música2008TV SeriesHimself (Host)
Globos de Ouro 20072008TV MovieHimself
Alô Portugal2008TV SeriesHimself
Cartas na Mesa2008TV SeriesHimself
Superconcurso2007TV SeriesHimself
Globos de Ouro 20062007TV MovieHimself (Honorary Award)
Gala RTP 50 Anos2007TV MovieHimself
Os Grandes Portugueses2007TV MovieHimself
HermanSIC2000-2006TV SeriesHimself - Host
Globos de Ouro 20052006TV MovieHimself
Contacto2006TV SeriesHimself (2006)
Fátima2006TV SeriesHimself (2006-2007)
Heranças D'Ouro2005TV SeriesHimself
Só Visto2005TV SeriesHimself (2010)
Globos de Ouro 20042005TV MovieHimself - Host
Globos de Ouro 20032004TV MovieHimself - Host
Êxtase2004TV SeriesHimself
Portugal no Coração2003TV SeriesHimself
Globos de Ouro 20022003TV MovieHimself - Host
Levanta-te E Ri2003TV SeriesHimself / Especial Levanta-te e Ri
Globos de Ouro 20012002TV MovieHimself - Host
Catarina.com2002TV SeriesHimself
Master Plan: O Grande Mestre2002TV SeriesHimself / Host
Noites Marcianas2001TV SeriesHimself
Miss Portugal 20012001TV MovieHimself - Host
Ganância2001TV SeriesHimself
Mundo VIP1996-2001TV SeriesHimself
Globos de Ouro 20002001TV MovieHimself
Por Outro Lado2001TV SeriesHimself
Herman 981998-1999TV SeriesHimself / Host
Gala Nova Gente1999TV MovieHimself - Host
Agora É Que São Elas1999TV SeriesHimself
Passeio da Fama1999TV SeriesHimself
Sofá Vermelho1999TV SeriesHimself
Portugalmente1998TV SeriesHimself (1998)
Prémios Bordalo 19971998TV MovieHimself
Globos de Ouro 19971998TV MovieHimself (Best TV Presenter
Gala Nova Gente 971998TV MovieHimself - Host
Vasco Santana: O Bom Português1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
A Noite Mais Badalada1997TV MovieHimself - Host
As Lições do Tonecas1997TV SeriesHimself
Gala 5º Aniversário SIC1997TV MovieHimself
Gala Jet 71997TV MovieHimself - Host
Globos de Ouro 19961997TV MovieHimself (Best TV Presenter)
Troféu Nova Gente 961997TV MovieHimself - Host
Antenas no Ar1997TV SeriesHimself
Super Bebés1997TV SeriesHimself (1997)
Jet 71996TV SeriesHimself
Parabéns1992-1996TV SeriesHimself / Host
Globos de Ouro 19951996TV MovieHimself (Best TV Presenter)
Canal Aberto1996TV SeriesHimself (1997)
Falatório1996TV SeriesHimself (1997)
Noite de Reis1995TV SeriesHimself
Praça da Alegria1995TV SeriesHimself (1995)
Festival RTP da Canção 19951995TV MovieHimself - Host
Frou-Frou1995TV SeriesHimself (1995)
Selecção Nacional1995TV SeriesHimself - Host
Zona+1994TV SeriesHimself - Guest (1995)
Noite da Má Língua1994TV SeriesHimself (1996)
Com a Verdade Me Enganas1994TV SeriesHimself / Host
20 Anos, 20 Nomes1994TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Amigos Para Sempre1994TV SeriesHimself (1994)
Com Peso e Medida1994TV SeriesHimself
Eu Tenho Dois Amores1994TV SeriesHimself (1994)
Olha Que Dois1993TV SeriesHimself
Festival RTP da Canção 19931993TV MovieHimself - Audience Member
Interiores1993TV SeriesHimself
Raios e Coriscos1993TV SeriesHimself (1993)
Palavra Puxa Palavra1992TV SeriesHimself (1993)
Prémios Bordalo 19911992TV MovieHimself
Sons do Sol1992TV SeriesHimself (1992)
Roda da Sorte1991TV SeriesHimself / Host
Bom Dia1991TV SeriesHimself (1992)
Os Olhos da Lua1991TV SeriesHimself
Casa Cheia1990TV SeriesHimself (1991)
Conversas Vadias1990TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Host
Especial Fim de Ano1989TV MovieHimself
P'ra Variar1989TV SeriesHimself
Piano Bar1988TV SeriesHimself
Já Está1987TV SeriesHimself (1987)
Homenagem Duo Ouro Negro1985TV MovieHimself
Festival RTP da Canção 19831983TV MovieHimself
Quadrados e Quadradinhos1980TV SeriesHimself (1980)
Jeux sans frontieres1979TV SeriesHimself
Festival RTP da Canção 19771977TV MovieHimself - Host
Cantigamente1976TV SeriesHimself
No Tempo Em Que Você Nasceu1973TV SeriesHimself / Enclave

Archive Footage

Episódio Especial2008TV SeriesVarious Roles
Fama Show2008TV SeriesHimself
Mini-Documentário: O Fado De Coimbra:2007ShortHimself
Três Menos Eu1988TV Entertainer (uncredited)


Won Awards

2014Troféu TV 7 DiasTropheus TV 7 DiasBest Actor - ComedyHerman 2010 (2010)
2010Troféu TV 7 DiasTropheus TV 7 DiasPrestige Award
2007Golden GlobeGolden Globes, PortugalCareer
2002Golden GlobeGolden Globes, PortugalBest Entertainment HostHermanSIC (2000)
2002Golden GlobeGolden Globes, PortugalBest Entertainment ShowHermanSIC (2000)
1999Golden GlobeGolden Globes, PortugalBest Entertainment HostHerman 98 (1998)
1998Golden GlobeGolden Globes, PortugalBest Entertainment HostHerman Enciclopédia (1997)
1996Golden GlobeGolden Globes, PortugalBest Entertainment HostParabéns (1992)

Nominated Awards

2016Troféu TV 7 DiasTropheus TV 7 DiasBest Actor - SeriesNelo e Idália (2015)
2015Troféu TV 7 DiasTropheus TV 7 DiasBest Actor/Actress - ComedyHá Tarde (2014)
2011Troféu TV 7 DiasTropheus TV 7 DiasBest Actor - ComedyHerman 2010 (2010)
2010Troféu TV 7 DiasTropheus TV 7 DiasBest Opening Song - TelenovelaPodia Acabar o Mundo (2008)
2000Golden GlobeGolden Globes, PortugalBest Entertainment Host

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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