Emmerdale actor Sam Gannon dies abruptly on the age of 31 whereas visiting household in California 

Emmerdale actor Sam Gannon dies abruptly on the age of 31 whereas visiting household in California

  • The display star was visiting household in California on the time of his demise, along with his sister Amy Kelly confirming the unhappy information
  • Sam died on Tuesday and his household and mates have began a JustGiving web page in a bid to boost the £17,000 wanted to repatriate his physique from the US 
  • The circumstances of Sam’s demise are being investigated by police however his demise will not be being handled as suspicious 
  • Musician and actor Sam was given his massive tv break when he was solid as a horse drawn carriage coachman in ITV cleaning soap Emmerdale in 2019 

Emmerdale actor Sam Gannon has died on the age of 31.

The display star was visiting household in California on the time of his demise, along with his sister Amy Kelly confirming the unhappy information.

Sam died on Tuesday and his household and mates have began a JustGiving web page in a bid to boost the £17,000 wanted to repatriate his physique from the US.

Sad news: Emmerdale actor Sam Gannon has died at the age of 31, with his sister Amy confirming he died in California while visiting family on Tuesday this week

Unhappy information: Emmerdale actor Sam Gannon has died on the age of 31, along with his sister Amy confirming he died in California whereas visiting household on Tuesday this week

In line with the Yorkshire Publish, Amy mentioned: ‘Sam was a whirlwind, a novel character to say the least. 

‘He genuinely cared for others and was a really delicate soul. It’s clear from the tributes we’ve obtained that he touched the hearts of so many.’’

His good friend Lewis Matthews added: ‘Sam was a “actual life Duracell bunny” with a seemingly countless provide of power and love. 

Screen break: Musician and actor Sam was given his big television break when he was cast as a horse drawn carriage coachman in ITV soap Emmerdale in 2019

Display break: Musician and actor Sam was given his massive tv break when he was solid as a horse drawn carriage coachman in ITV cleaning soap Emmerdale in 2019

‘He delighted audiences along with his attraction, wit and his great musical skills.’

The circumstances of Sam’s demise are being investigated by police however his demise will not be being handled as suspicious.

MailOnline has contacted a consultant for Sam for additional remark. 

Musician and actor Sam was given his massive tv break when he was solid as a horse drawn carriage coachman in ITV cleaning soap Emmerdale in 2019.

He performed the character of Kev and appeared alongside Charity Dingle (Emma Atkins) in quite a lot of scenes.

He additionally appeared alongside actor John Thomson in a brief movie titled Speaking with Angels.

Sam additionally carried out with quite a lot of regional theatre teams, together with Gobbledigook Theatre and The Northumberland Theatre Firm.

Heartfelt: A number of tributes were posted on the JustGiving page that was created by Sam's family

Heartfelt: Quite a lot of tributes had been posted on the JustGiving web page that was created by Sam’s household

His household are aiming to boost the £17,000 wanted to repatriate Sam’s physique from California again to the UK. Greater than £6,300 had been raised on the time of writing.

An announcement on the JustGiving web page acknowledged: ‘Sam was a real performer, and any extra cash raised will probably be donated to a UK charity supporting youth theatre, a trigger near Sam’s coronary heart.’

Tributes for the actor poured in by way of the JustGiving web page, with Olwen Might writing: ‘I directed Sam in a few tasks. He was such a proficient younger actor and introduced nice pleasure to mates, and audiences alike. This a very, unhappy loss. My ideas are along with his household. So sorry.’

One other particular person wrote: ‘So sorry to listen to about Sam – I went to school with him and he was actually essentially the most beautiful particular person. I hope you’ll be able to deliver him house.’

One other former colleague wrote: ‘Relaxation in peace Sam. Such a beautiful man and plenty of humorous and great recollections working collectively in Sheffield. Sending like to all your loved ones and mates at this tough time.’

Whereas another person shared: ‘I’m so saddened to listen to about this. I had the privilege of assembly Sam on the Fringe pageant, such a charismatic and type one that would join with everybody. My ideas are with you all.’ 

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