Olivier Imbodin is a man wanted for selfies at Openair Gambel. In Tschugger, Gampel’s head of media plays the villainous Fricker, a mafia-like construction manager. The role that makes him want more.
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- Olivier Imbodin is Head of Media at Openair Gambel.
- In the hit SRF series “Tschugger” he plays mafia-like construction tycoon Fricker. Funny, because Imboden is the head of a construction company with 400 employees. And local politicians too.
- Imboden was in high demand in Gambel. Take about 60 selfies during the festival. He told Blue News that “Tschugger” made him want to take on new roles.
It’s a deja vu experience when you meet Olivier Imboden for the first time. At least if you’re a fan of the hit SRF “Tschugger” series.
The first encounter with Olivier Imboden, aka Sugar’s construction tycoon Reinaldo Fricker, took place on a filming location worthy of Sugar: at an inconspicuous gas station near Gamble, which had been abandoned in the 1980s. And here he is, as outdoor media spokesperson.
It takes this face of the media spokesperson, editor of the blue news, a few milliseconds to understand who Olivier Imboden is, too: the mafia-type construction tycoon from the comedy-crime series in the Valais with David Constantin as cop Pax.
Head of the media department, amateur actor and politician
Olivier Imboden is Head of Media, Newcomer Actor and Mid-Range Politician. To be precise: the Grand Council of Upper-Central Valais. Professional chameleons can have this tagline on their LinkedIn profile.
He was recently on the set of the third and fourth seasons of “Tschugger”. The role of stormy construction engineer Fricker left you wanting more.
“I think I have the potential to replace Mike Müller,” Olivier Imboden, also known as Fricker, jokes.
Who knows, maybe there’s another career on the horizon for the busy Valezan? He is already so famous and well-known, that he is constantly asked to take outdoor selfies.
The third season of “Tschugger” is scheduled to air at the end of 2023; The date for the fourth season is still open.
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