October 23, 2016  
Home > News > TV

Christoph Waltz Tapped as 'Saturday Night Live' Host

January 31, 2013 (7:17 am) GMT
The 'Django Unchained' actor will make his debut on the NBC variety show February 16 with Alabama Shakes as a musical guest.

Having been known for his villainous roles, will show his comedic skill on "". The Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning actor is set to host a February 16 episode of the sketch comedy show.

The upcoming hosting gig will mark the 56-year-old's first appearance on the NBC show. He will be joined by who will also make their debut as a musical guest on "SNL".

Waltz most recently starred in "", which was released in the U.S. on December 25, 2012. He recently won his second Golden Globe Award for his portrayal of Dr. King Schultz in the western drama film, and is nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the upcoming Oscars for the same role.

"SNL" will return with a new episode on February 9 with pulling double duty as host and musical guest.

More Saturday Night Live News


  1. Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry Go Door to Door for Hillary Clinton at College Dorms
  2. Watch: Lady GaGa Performs 'Joanne' Songs on 'SNL'
  3. Tom Hanks Plays 'Black Jeopardy' as Donald Trump's Supporter on 'SNL'
  4. Bob Dylan Called 'Arrogant' for Ignoring Nobel Prize Win
  5. 'Doctor Strange' Star Tilda Swinton Wants Her Own Marvel Movie
  6. Jay-Z Makes History as Nominee for 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame
  7. Police Called to Larsa and Scottie Pippen's House Before Divorce Announcement
  8. Did Madonna Just Clap Back at Lady GaGa With This Meme?