|Died||20 February 2011 84) (aged|
Evelyn Opela (m. 1986–2011)
Ringelmann was born in Munich, he produced a number of television series including the long running Der Kommissar from 1968 to 1974. He is best remembered as the Producer of the Derrick TV series. Ringelmann died in his house in Grünwald near Munich.
- Obituary in Die Welt (in German)
- ZDF Enterprises mourns the loss of Helmut Ringelmann