Mirco Nontschew Death – Cause of Death: German comedian who gained recognition for his role in the German comedy television series RTL Samstag Nacht, Mirco Nontschew has passed away. He was 52 years old.
The death of the comedy star was announced by his manager, Bertram Riedel “We confirm the death of our friend and family member,” he said. “The family is asking for consideration during this difficult time.”
On 28 July 1989, Nontschew first appeared on stage as a beatboxer and breakdancer with his group “Downtown Lyrics” in Radebeul near Dresden. He also played piano and drums. Shortly afterwards, he emigrated to West Germany.
In 1993, he was approached by Hugo Egon Balder, who was then looking for comedians for his new comedy television series RTL Samstag Nacht. Nontschew was the first person cast, mainly due to his talent of imitating sounds. He was a member of the sketch show for its entire run from 1993 to 1998.
In 2001, Nontschew was given his own show Mircomania alongside Janine Kunze on Sat.1. He later appeared in the German comedy films 7 Dwarves – Men Alone in the Wood (2004) and 7 Dwarves: The Forest Is Not Enough (2006) as well as other films.
From 2005, he was a frequent guest in the improvisational comedyshow Frei Schnauze and in 2012, he partnered up with Sophia Thomalla as well as fellow comedian Oliver Beerhenke for a reboot of the Sat.1 show Die Dreisten Drei.
His last appearances were in 2021 as a contestant on two seasons of the Bully Herbig show LOL: Last One Laughing. He will also appear in the third season scheduled for a 2022 which was shot before his death.