Actor and reality star Willi Herren is dead. He died at the age of 45.

According to a report by "Bild", an emergency call was received in the control center of the fire brigade on Tuesday afternoon.

The police, ambulance and ambulance rushed to Herren's address in the Mülheim district.

The cause of death should therefore be an overdose.

Christoph Gilles, spokesman for the Cologne police, confirmed the actor's death to “Bild”: “The deceased is the former entertainer, singer and actor Wilhelm Herren.

His management missed him today, couldn't reach him.

Ultimately, they called in rescue workers.

They entered the apartment and found the 45-year-old lying lifeless on the floor. ”The criminal police have initiated a death investigation, but there are no indications of third-party negligence.

Herren became known through the ARD series "Lindenstrasse".

After that he also took part in numerous reality formats on German television.

He can currently be seen on the Sat.1 show “Promis unter Palmen”.

Men with alcohol and drug problems repeatedly made headlines and went into rehab several times.


In March, Herren and his wife Jasmin separated after they had been married since 2018 and also worked together in reality formats such as “Summer House of the Stars”.

On Friday last week, Herren opened “Willi Herren's Rievkooche Bud”, a food truck for potato pancakes, on a wholesale market car park in Frechen near Cologne.

The indebted actor wanted to get back on his feet financially.

On Friday, he told “Bild” on the sidelines of the opening of his food truck, among other things when asked about the end of the relationship with his wife: “Yes, I'm separated now, but I can't bury my head in the sand.

I want to get out of debt.

The course has now been set. "