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Gerard Kelly Died at 51 After Suffering Brain Aneurysm

October 30, 2010 02:51:10 GMT

Admitted to West Middlesex University Hospital, west London on Tuesday, October 26, Gerard Kelly passed away two days later.


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Scottish actor Gerard Kelly has died. He was 51. The star, who appeared in Ricky Gervais' hit show "Extras", passed away on Thursday, October 28 after suffering a brain aneurysm. Kelly was admitted to West Middlesex University Hospital, west London on Tuesday, October 26 after a friend found him collapsed at his home in the British capital. He died two days later.

The actor enjoyed a long career on the small screen in his native Britain, appearing in soap operas such as EastEnders and Brookside, as well as other shows including City Lights, Rab C Nesbitt and Extras.

A statement from his family reads, "Gerard will be deeply missed by his friends and family and indeed his huge fan base across his beloved Scotland and further afield. He was a private and gentle man and his family and friends would appreciate privacy during this sad and difficult time."


 




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posted by ANN on Oct 30, 2010
GERARD WILL BE SADLY MISSED-HE WAS ALWAYS A RAY OF SUNSHINE,GREATLY ENTERTAINING TO ALL AGES.REGARDS TO HIS FAMILY.

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