Walter Giller

Walter Giller (23 August 1927 – 15 December 2011) was a German actor.[1] He was very successful in the 1950s and 1960s, when he was often seen as a comedic leading man.[2] One of his most successful and more serious roles was in Roses for the Prosecutor.

Walter Giller
Walter Giller in 1955
Born(1927-08-23)23 August 1927
Died15 December 2011(2011-12-15) (aged 84)
Hamburg, Germany
Years active1949–2009
Spouse(s)Nadja Tiller (1956–2011) (his death)
Walter Giller with wife Nadja in 2009

Giller was born in Recklinghausen. In 1956, he married actress Nadja Tiller; they had two children and appeared together in a number of films. The couple resided in Lugano, Switzerland for many years. In 2009, he was diagnosed with lung cancer. He underwent a major (but unsuccessful) operation. He died in Hamburg in 2011, aged 84.

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ "Legendärer Charakterdarsteller: Walter Giller ist tot - SPIEGEL ONLINE - Nachrichten - Kultur". Retrieved 2011-12-16.
  2. ^ Begnadeter Plauderer mit charmanter Frivolität

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