The team mourns the loss of a valued colleague and friend. Actor Wolfgang Frank (“The Dream Ship) has died – this was confirmed by his friend Günter Weber.
Cologne – Sad news reached many TV viewers and fans on Sunday evening, March 21, 2020. Acting star Wolfgang Frank, who became known through the successful ZDF program “Das Traumschiff”, has died. His friend Günter Weber confirmed his death on the social media platform Facebook. Frank was the cruise director on MS Deutschland.
“Das Traumschiff” on ZDF: touching words and last words to actor Wolfgang Frank
The emotional words that his friend writes for him touch many TV viewers and fans of the show. In this public post he also says goodbye to the star actor: “We would like to inform all of Wolfgang Frank’s friends that he fell asleep in peace yesterday. We will always remember our friend. We really laughed a lot and were able to experience the world together. It was nice. Thank you. May all your wishes come true as you sail above the clouds. Your friends Walli and Günter Weber ”. Many users also comment on their emotional words under the shared post: “A wonderful journey, dear Wolfgang! You were the funniest cruise director anyone could ask for. And to you, dear Walli and dear Günter, I send my heartfelt condolences ”.
Actor Wolfgang Frank has died: he succumbed to the long-term effects of a stroke
In an interview with the online portal Express.de Günter Weber explains the reason for Wolfang Frank’s death: “He succumbed to the long-term effects of a stroke that he suffered six years ago. We’re losing a good friend. ”On the ship“ MS Deutschland ”the actor developed several entertainment programs, conducted interviews with actors, musicians and other artists and coordinated the on-board program for the filming of the ZDF programs“ Das Traumschiff ”and“ Kreuzfahrt ” ins Glück “, reports the online portal. The programs were filmed on his ship until 2015. Wolfgang Frank played Harald Schmidt in “Das Traumschiff”. At that time he was supposed to only stand on the ship and act as a four-week vacation replacement. But as he himself says in his biography “da music”: “The four weeks have turned into almost twenty years!”. He will always be fondly remembered for many TV viewers and fans.