Cologne – From 1992 to 2007 Willi Herren († 45) belonged to the family “Lindenstrasse”. She had to say goodbye to the actor in ‘Olli Klatt’ in real life.
On Saturday, a death description appeared in the Cologne Stadt-Anzeiger, among other things, with touching words: “We will not forget you! Care … Hans W. Geißendörfer and your friends from ‘Lindenstrasse’ ”.
Men played a shady character in the series produced by Geißendörfer and was seen, among others, as a neo-Nazi and criminal with prison experience.
In real life, the cheerful nature was always offensive to the law. In 2007 Willi Herren had to leave “Lindenstrasse” because of his antics, but in 2012, 2014 and 2020 he returned briefly to the screen as “Olli Klatt”.
Even before the long-running hit was stopped, he died the series death: his character was killed in a car accident, viewers learned shortly before the end of “Lindenstrasse” in 2020.
Willi Herren was found dead in his apartment in Cologne on Tuesday. It is still unclear where he died.