Arnold Willems Death, Obituary – Arnold Willems, the son of actor Frits Willems, played the role of Georges Coppens in the popular Wittekerke from 1993 to 2008. He was also allowed to say the last words: “Come on, let’s have a drink.” In Day All, he later looked back at the hype that the program caused at the time. “The difference between fiction and reality had become so blurred that when my character was having a drinking problem, I was accosted in the supermarket when I loaded alcohol into my cart: Come on, don’t do that now.”
After that, he could be seen in, among other things, Old Belgium – a role he says he had fond memories of – Code 37 and the first episode of Zone Stad . In 2016 he played Hilde De Baerdemaeker’s father in the police series Coppers. Willems’ career, however, started a few decades earlier. He also had a larger part in De kat , the youth serial that was shown on the then BRTN from January 17, 1973. Until 1985 he was permanently attached to the public broadcaster and played in various series, such as Groenten uit Balen, Merlina, and Het Pleintje.
Willems also taught at the Mortsel Music Academy until the early 1990s. In March Willems gave an interview to Day All, on the occasion of his ninetieth birthday. “Unlike many old people, I don’t see or complain. I am still independent, in good spirits and my hair is not even turning gray”, it sounded then.
In the magazine, he also talked about the relationship with his wife An, who was seventeen years younger than him, whom he met when he was her drama teacher: “We never thought about it and even afterward we hardly got any negative reactions to it. A was the best student I ever had. A beautiful woman too, and so our feelings have grown slowly.”
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