Playing alongside Loriot: Matt Nicholas Schilling

Mourning for Nicholas Schilling. The actor who was in front of the camera with Loriott died, the actor died on December 1 at the age of 98.

Nicholas Schilling started his acting career at the age of 24. He played in the theater and ended up on television. He participated in such series as “Der Landarzt” or “Die Pawlaks”, and was seen three times in “Tatort”.

Nicholas Schilling is known for his rather eccentric supporting roles. For example, in the 1970s he played pirate Kali in “Pippi in Taka-Tuka-Land”, around the same time that he was in the WDR cult series “Ein Herz und ein Seele” as Otto Graf alongside Ekel Alfred (played by Heinz Schubert) to see.

Role in Loriot films

His most famous performance is that of cabaret artist Vicco von Bülow in several Loriot films. In “Oedipussi”, for example, he showed himself as a lover, in “Pappa ante portas” as a peddler. With Vicco von Bülow, he became a cult of millions of people and is still celebrated today for his appearance.

“Loriot films and the disgusting episode of Alfred’s East Zone are shown on TV every few months,” the actor said two years ago in an interview with “Westphalia newspaper. I still get feedback today – and I even watch the programmes.”

He played his last role in 2006

Nicholas Schilling has been active as an actor for nearly 60 years and has participated in more than 70 productions. Citizen Detmold played his last role in 2006. In the Saturday 1 series “Fall for the Fox” he played Albert Jordan. At that time he was over 80 years old.

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Together with Simone Thomalla and Esther Schweins, he was in front of the camera in “A Case for the Fox”. (Source: Frank May/dpa)

Now, 15 years later, the actor is dead. According to “Tageser Anzeiger Holzminden” and “Westfalen-Blatt,” the actor died on December 1 at a nursing home in Holzminden, Lower Saxony, where he had lived since 2015.


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