Dieter Herbert Nuhr (born October 29, 1960 in Wesel, North Rhine-Westphalia) is a German comedian, carbaret artist, author and television puppet. Nuhr was born in Wesel but his family moved to Düsseldorf when he was four years old.
While growing up there he went to the secondary school Leibniz-Gymnasium. In 1981 he started to study art and history at the University of Duisburg-Essen and received his teaching degree in 1988.
From 1981 to 1989, Nuhr studied art and history at the Folkwang Hochschule in Essen. As of 2010, Nuhr lives in Ratingen, North Rhine-Westphalia.