Mirco Nontschew (†52)
Comedy stars bow to the deceased
Great mourning for Mirco Nontschew: Otto Waalkes, Michael Bully Herbig and many more say goodbye to the popular comedian on social media.
The surprising death of Mirco Nontschew, † 52, continues to shake the German comedy landscape. Numerous friends, colleagues and companions of the “RTL Saturday Night” star express their sadness and bewilderment on social media.
Michael Bully Herbig: “You made people happy”
Michael Bully Herbig, 53, with whom Nontschew last shot “LOL: Last One Laughing” for the third season, remembers the comedy star on Instagram.
“You made people happy. We shed so many tears of laughter because of you!” Said Herbig. “Today’s tears, on the other hand, are bitter and painful! The show must go on … for you Mirco!”, He writes about a photo of Nontschew.
Comedienne Ilka Bessin, 50, also known as Cindy from Marzahn, is “just sad,” as she writes in an Instagram story.
“German comedy is losing its most talented but most self-critical comedian”
Guido Cantz, 50, describes the death of Nontschew as a “tragedy”. “The comedian with the ‘funniest bones’ ever left us … German comedy is losing its most talented but most self-critical comedian. Take care Mirco,” commented Cantz on a picture of the deceased on Instagram.
Otto Waalkes recalls the time on the “7 dwarfs” set
Comedy legend Otto Waalkes, 73, with whom Nontschew was seen in the “7 dwarfs” films, among other things, leaves a sad “Ach Mirco” on Twitter. To do this, he reposts a joint photo in which the two comedians with the “7 dwarfs” pointed hats look into the camera.
Jan Josef Liefers mourns Mirco Nontschew
Jan Josef Liefers, 57, describes the news of Nontschew’s death as “devastating”.
“As with many of the funniest people, I’ve always seen that little bit of melancholy in you, something that brought you very close to me,” said Liefers on Instagram. “And you were there when Anna and I shook hands for the first time on June 27, 1999. So sad that you had to leave.”
Sources used: instagram.com, twitter.com