Walo Lüönd

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Walo Lüönd (born 13 April 1927 in Zug, † 17 June 2012 in Locarno) was a Swiss movie actor, best known for his role in the movie The Swissmakers (Die Schweizermacher) along with comedian Emil Steinberger.[1] He has had roles in 102 films and television shows.

He had been married with Eva-Maria Bendig since 1957; they have two children, Daniel (1957-1987) and Oliver (b. 1958).

He died on 17 June 2012, at the age of 85 in a hospital in Locarno, Ticino, due to pneumonia after suffering a hip fracture in his residence in Losone. His funeral took place on Tuesday, 26 June, in Untersiggenthal in the canton of Aargau.

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  1. ^ "Walo Lüönd ist tot - News Kultur: Kino". tagesanzeiger.ch. Retrieved 2012-06-28. 

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