He became involved with gay theatre at Breman University. He was one of the founders of the famous Schmidt-Theater in Hamburg in 1988. There he developed the persona of Lilo Wanders.
Lilo had a successful program on VOX television from 1994-2004, Wa(h)re Liebe (an equivocation between true love/commercial love) where she hosted segments on all aspects of sex. She has appeared in theatre and in 10 cinema films.
She proclaims herself as gay, but has a wife, two children and a foster child, although for a while she and her wife lived in a threesome with a man.
- Lilo Wanders. Tja, meine Lieben (Yes, my loves). Econ 1997.
- Lilo Wanders. Wa(h)re Liebe – A-Z (True love for sale – A-Z). Heel 2001.
- Lilo Wanders. Erotische Scharfmacher (Erotic Agitator). Europa Verlag Hamburg.
- “Ernie Reinhardt”. Wikipedia: Die freie Enzyklopaedie. de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernie_Reinhardt.