Elstner, Frank, b. Linz (Upper Austria), April 19, 1942, television moderator, producer. From 1966 employed by Radio Luxembourg, from 1970 programme director; from 1972 German-language programme director of RTL Television. Became famous as the creator and moderator of the programme "Wetten, dass ..." (from 1981), the most successful television show in the German-speaking countries. Established his own television production company in 1982. Numerous awards.