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
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Walter Giller in 1955
Born(1927-08-23)23 August 1927
Died15 December 2011(2011-12-15) (aged 84)
Hamburg, Germany
OccupationActor
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

ReferencesEdit

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

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