Fred Fussbroich, known from the cult series “Die Fussbroichs” (WDR), died on October 18, 2022 at the age of 81. Family and fans mourn.
Cologne – At the end of the 1980s, when the word “docu-soap” was still relatively unknown in Germany, “Die Fussbroichs” conquered the TV screens at WDR in 1989 – and let viewers take part in their life and everyday life in Cologne. Now, Fred Fussbroich, the head of the family, has died at the age of 81 after a long illness. Which not only ensures that son Frank mourns on the Internet.
24RHEIN collects fan votes on the death of Fred Fussbroich and looks back on the life of the cult actor.
Shortly after the news of his death became known, the Fussbroichs’ Facebook pages were flooded with condolences. Many remember the time in the 1990s, when they regularly watched the Cologne working-class family on TV – and fell in love with them. (mo)