Mirco Nontschew: New details after an unexpected death become known

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Der Schauspieler und Comedian Mirco Nontschew ist im Alter von 52 Jahren gestorben. Die Feuerwehr fand ihn tot in seiner Wohnung. Neue Details sickern durch.

+++ 15.00 Uhr: Nach dem Tod des Komikers Mirco Nontschew wurden Gerüchte laut, wonach Amazon die geplant Staffel der Serie „LOL: Last One Tonight“ umplane. Nontschew war Schauspieler darin. Amazon hat sich nun dazu positioniert: „Die Ausstrahlung ist für das Frühjahr 2022 geplant“, sagte ein Sprecher der Rheinischen Post. Dennoch könne sich der Staffelstart spontan verschieben, das sei allerdings nicht vorgesehen.

Aufgrund Nontschews überraschendem Tod sei nicht geplant, ihn aus der Serie herauszuschneiden. „Das ist eine Ensemble-Show, bei der die Leute untereinander agieren. Das wäre überhaupt nicht möglich“, so die Sprecherin weiter. Die Komikerin Carolin Kebekus hatte sich zuvor dafür stark gemacht, dass die ursprünglich produzierte Version, inklusive der Auftritte von Mirco Nontschew, ausgestrahlt wird (s. Update v. 8.30 Uhr).

Mirco Nontschew ist im Alter von 52 Jahren verstorben.

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Mirco Nontschew ist tot: Kollegin mit emotionalem Statement

Update von Donnerstag, 09.12.2021, 8.30 Uhr: Nach dem überraschenden Tod von Mirco Nontschew wird darüber diskutiert, ob die abdrehte Staffel der Amazon-Show „LOL“ gezeigt werden sollte. Komikerin Karolin Kebekus hat sich nun dafür ausgesprochen. „Also ich fänd‘s ganz schade, nicht zu sehen, was Mirco da Tolles gemacht hat“, so Kebekus. Nontschew aus der Serie herauszunehmen, sei keine Option, so die Komikerin weiter.

Kebekus würdigte Mirco Nontschew als herausragendes Talent der Branche. Bezüglich seiner Auftritte bei „RTL Samstag Nacht“ sagte sie: „Wir lagen am Boden vor Lachen.“

„Für mich war das echt so ein krasses Talent und so ein Ausnahmekünstler.“

Karolin Kebekus über Mirco Nontschew

Mirco Nontschew ist tot – Neue Details werden bekannt

Update von Dienstag, 07.12.2021, 12.30 Uhr: Mirco Nontschew wurden vergangene Woche leblos in seiner Wohnung aufgefunden. Nontschews Manager bestätigte dessen Tod (s. Update v. Montag, 06.12.2021). Die Todesursache wird noch untersucht. Die Ermittlungen der Polizei laufen.

Zuletzt war Nontschew in der Amazon-Show „LOL: Last One Laughing“ zu sehen. Seine ehemaligen Kolleginnen und Kollegen nehmen nun mit einer Traueranzeige in der Süddeutschen Zeitung Abschied von ihm. „Wir haben einen tollen Kollegen und einen großartigen Menschen verloren“, heißt es im ersten Satz der schlicht gehaltenen Todesanzeige. Und weiter: „Einen begnadeten Komiker, der uns alle mit seinen vielen Talenten zum Lachen brachte und begeisterte. […] We will carry it in our hearts and it will always put a smile on our faces, ”it says in the SZ.

Mirco Nontschew is dead – new details become known

Update from Tuesday, December 7th, 2021, 10:54 a.m .: After the death of comedian and actor Mirco Nontschew, an Amazon spokeswoman has spoken to the Rheinische Post. Most recently, Nontschew took part in the Amazon show “LOL”, and the third season is finished. The spokeswoman emphasized the plan to broadcast the season in spring 2022.

However, she ruled out an early broadcast for production reasons. In addition, she explained that they do not intend to cut Nontschew now from the third season of “LOL”. After all, “LOL” is an “ensemble show where people interact with each other. That would not be possible at all ”.

Mirco Nontschew is dead: new details known

Update from Monday, December 6th, 2021, 9:00 a.m .: Mirco Nontschew, comedian and actor, is dead. He was only 52 years old. “We acknowledge the death of our friend and family member. The family asks for consideration in these difficult times, ”explained his manager Bertram Riedel to the Bild newspaper. The police confirmed to the news portal Focus Online that they had been alerted on Friday (December 3rd, 2021) around 4 p.m. She found a dead 52-year-old in an apartment building: It was Mirco Nontschew.

The Bild newspaper reports that the von Nontschew family was already concerned. For days she hadn’t heard from the comedian who lived alone in Berlin. According to the police, nothing is known about the cause of death. A death investigation had been initiated. As the Bild-Zeitung reports, citing information from police circles, there are no signs of suicide or outside interference. An autopsy should shed light on the darkness.

Comedian and actor Mirco Nontschew is dead: health problems after “LOL”?

However, Nontschew may have suffered from a disease that the public did not know about. According to the Bild newspaper, Nontschew was last in a clinic. In addition, the star comedian is said to have had “financial worries”.

The actor Mirco Nontschew died at the age of 52. (Archive image)

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Most recently, Nontschew was seen on the Amazon show “LOL: Last One Laughing”. The shooting for it is said to have taken a lot to Nontschew. The 52-year-old announced in April that he had vomited for three days after filming the first season. The third season of the format had just been shot – with, among others, Nontschew. The broadcast should take place in 2022.

Mirco Nontschew dies at the age of 52 – he leaves three daughters

According to a report by the news portal T-Online.de, Nontschew leaves three daughters. He had a daughter Cheyenne with his ex-wife Melanie, and stepdaughter Alina. He had the third daughter around ten years ago with the make-up artist Monique Bredow. She will be ten years old on December 14th. Mirco Nontschew won’t live to see his birthday again.

Mirco Nontschew is dead – comedian dies at the age of 52

First report from Saturday, December 4th, 2021: Cologne – Comedian Mirco Nontschew is dead. He died last week at the age of only 52. Nontschew was best known for his appearances in the 1990s on the RTL show “Saturday Night”. Initially, the picture had reported about the death.

Manager Bertram Riedel had confirmed the death of Mirco Nontschew and asked for consideration for the family of the deceased. The actor leaves two daughters. There are different reports about the time of death. While the Bild writes that Nontschew died last week, the Berliner Zeitung (BZ) quotes a police spokesman who in turn reported that “a 52-year-old was found dead yesterday afternoon”. Initially, nothing was known about the cause of death.

Comedian Mirco Nontschew became known through “RTL Saturday Night”

Mirco Nontschew was born in East Berlin in 1969. He had his first television appearance in 1993. Above all, the ability to imitate numerous very different noises with his voice earned him fame. “RTL Saturday Night” ran until 1998. After that, Nontschew received its own program on RTL called “Mircomania”.

He has also appeared in several movies, including “7 Dwarfs – The Forest Is Not Enough” and “Otto’s Eleven”. His last appearance was on the Amazon show “LOL: Last One Laughing”. The third season of the format with Mirco Nontschew has just been shot and should be broadcast in early 2022. (dil / nc / tu with dpa / AFP)

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