Beloved TV Star Dies at 65 After Battle with 'Short Illness,' Tributes Pour In

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May 22, 2019May 22, 2019

Some sad news was just confirmed about longtime actor Andrew Hall. The “Coronation Street” and “Butterflies” star passed away at the age of 65.

According to the Daily Mail, the beloved actor passed away earlier this week after experiencing a “short battle” with an illness.

His management company wrote, “It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our client and friend Andrew Hall who sadly passed away on Monday after a short illness.”

Beyond his two most popular shows, Hall acted in several other roles as well. According to the Mirror, he was in “The Truth About Love,”  “Gabriel Ernest,” “Hollyoaks,” “Holby City,” and “Two Point Four Children,” among other TV shows and movies.

Andrew’s son, Josh, wrote, “Andrew began his acting career playing the character of Russell in the BBC series Butterflies. He then worked extensively as an actor both stage and screen including a period at the RSC and a run as Bill in the West End production of Mamma Mia! Later he worked as a director and producer, enjoying successes with productions including Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at the Trafalgar, and Kindertransport, which toured the UK.”

Several people took to social media to mourn the loss with heartbreaking tributes. Below are some of the posts:

Andrew is survived by his wife, Abigail, his children, Kate and Josh, his mother, and his grandchildren. Please be praying for them during this time. Share your prayers here! In other recent news, Daniel Craig is facing surgery after an accident on the newest Bond movie set.

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