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Walter Giller

Walter Giller

Actor (1927-2011)
Walter Giller
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Intro Actor (1927-2011)
Was Actor Film actor Stage actor
From Germany
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 23 August 1927, Recklinghausen, Germany
Death 15 December 2011, Hamburg, Germany (aged 84 years)
Star sign VirgoVirgo
Family
Spouse: Nadja Tiller
Walter Giller
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Biography

Walter Giller with wife Nadja in 2009

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

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 filmography

  • Artists' Blood (1949)
  • Kein Engel ist so rein (1950)
  • The Girl from the South Seas (1950) .... Lothar
  • Insel ohne Moral (1950) .... Dicky
  • Falschmünzer am Werk (1951) .... Conny Hauser
  • Die Frauen des Herrn S. (1951) .... Platon
  • Sensation in San Remo (1951) .... Ernst
  • Wildwest in Oberbayern (1951) .... 2.Aufnahmeleiter Schmittchen
  • Primanerinnen [de] (1951) .... Thomas
  • The Colourful Dream (1952) .... Benno
  • The Thief of Bagdad (1952) .... Ommar
  • Der Mann in der Wanne (1952)
  • Weekend in Paradise (1952) .... Ewald Bach
  • The Day Before the Wedding (1952) .... Schurisch
  • Fräulein Casanova (1953) .... Fritz Schromm
  • Scandal at the Girls' School (1953) .... Paul Heller
  • Irene in Trouble (1953) .... Dr. Konrad Berko
  • Southern Nights (1953) .... Thomas
  • Secretly Still and Quiet (1953) .... Peter Vondenhoff
  • Hit Parade (1953) .... Walter Lorenz
  • The Great Lola (1954) .... Dr. Hugo Bendler
  • She (1954) .... Ypsilon
  • An jedem Finger zehn (1954) .... Fips
  • Musik, Musik und nur Musik (1955) .... Karl Zimmermann
  • Sommarflickan (1955) .... Rolf
  • The Three from the Filling Station (1955) .... Fritz
  • Charley's Aunt (1956) .... Charley Sallmann
  • The Bath in the Barn (1956) .... Peter Korff
  • Ich und meine Schwiegersöhne (1956) .... Fred Windberg
  • Black Forest Melody (1956) .... Luggi
  • The Captain from Köpenick (1956) .... Willy Wormser
  • Das Sonntagskind (1956) .... Bosty Mc. Millar
  • Was die Schwalbe sang (1956) .... Rudi Winter, Student
  • Nichts als Ärger mit der Liebe (1956)
  • Spy for Germany (1956) .... Billy Cole
  • Der schräge Otto (1957) .... Otto Schräge
  • Das Glück liegt auf der Straße (1957) .... Felix Rabe
  • Blaue Jungs (1957) .... Rolli
  • The Big Chance (1957) .... Walter Gerber
  • Drei Mann auf einem Pferd (1957) .... Erwin Tucke
  • Spring in Berlin (1957) .... Peer Peterson
  • Two Hearts in May (1958) .... Ralf Siedler
  • Voyage to Italy, Complete with Love (1958) .... Hans Fichte
  • Peter Voss, Thief of Millions (1958) .... Bobby Dodd
  • Arena of Fear (1959) .... Dody, Musical-Clown
  • Liebe auf krummen Beinen [de] (1959) .... Daniel Mogge
  • Du rififi chez les femmes (1959) .... Clochard (uncredited)
  • Bobby Dodd greift ein (1959) .... Bobby Dodd
  • Roses for the Prosecutor (1959) .... Rudi Kleinschmidt
  • Peter Voss, Hero of the Day (1959) .... Bobby Dodd
  • That's No Way to Land a Man (1959) .... Micki Flunder
  • Heldinnen [de] (1960) .... Just
  • Ingeborg (1960) .... Ottokar
  • The Nina B. Affair (1961) .... Holden
  • Drei Mann in einem Boot (1961) .... Jerome (Jo) Sommer
  • Two Among Millions (1961) .... Paulchen
  • Geliebte Hochstaplerin (1961) .... Robert Bolle
  • The Dream of Lieschen Mueller (1961) .... Autograph hunter
  • The Burning Court (1962) .... Michel Boissand
  • Liebling - Ich muß Dich erschießen (1962) .... Tom Fleming
  • Schneewittchen und die sieben Gaukler (1962) .... Norbert Lang, Hotelier
  • Die Dreigroschenoper [de] (1963) .... Beggar Filch
  • The Conjugal Bed (1963) .... Father Mariano
  • The Strangler of Blackmoor Castle (1963) .... Edgar
  • Gripsholm Castle (1963) .... Kurt
  • Das große Liebesspiel [de] (1963) .... Polizist
  • Encounter in Salzburg (1964) .... Kröner, Insurance Agent
  • The Last Ride to Santa Cruz (1964) .... Woody Johnson
  • Dead Woman from Beverly Hills (1964)
  • Tonio Kröger (1964) .... Merchant
  • Fanny Hill (1964) .... Hemingway
  • Legend of a Gunfighter (1964) .... Spike Sunday
  • DM-Killer [de] (1965) .... Charly Bauer
  • Shots in Threequarter Time (1965) .... Renato Balli
  • Legacy of the Incas (1965) .... Fritz Kiesewetter
  • I Am Looking for a Man (1966) .... Dr. Pleskau
  • Killer's Carnival (1966) .... Karl (Vienna segment)
  • The Pipes (1966) .... George Randy
  • Action Man (1967) .... Maurice Labrousse
  • Johnny Banco (1967) .... Inspector Jakubowski
  • Love Thy Neighbour (1967) .... Forfatter Sven Gjeholm
  • A Fine Pair (1968) .... Franz
  • Klassenkeile (1969) .... Dr. Wagner
  • The New Adventures of Snow White (1969) .... Hans I
  • Gentlemen in White Vests (1970) .... Inspektor Walter Knauer
  • Die Feuerzangenbowle (1970) .... Dr. Hans Pfeiffer
  • Ein Käfer auf Extratour (1973) .... Ritchie
  • The Maddest Car in the World (1975) .... Jean-Pierre
  • Lady Dracula (1977) .... Herr Oskar
  • Halali oder Der Schuß ins Brötchen (1995) .... Dr. Dittmers
  • Mein Vater, die Tunte (2001) .... Wanda
  • Dinosaurier – Gegen uns seht ihr alt aus! (2009) .... Siegfried (final film role)
  • Germaine Damar - Der tanzende Stern (2011, documentary) .... Himself
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