Coronation Street star Mark Eden has died aged 92 after battling Alzheimer’s.
The star, who was married to Corrie star Sue Nicholls, played Alan Bradley in the soap from 1986 to 1989.
He died in the early hours of the morning (January 1st), his agent confirmed.
Mark Eden, the star of Coronation Street, dies at the age of 92
His agent said in a statement: “We are very sad to announce the death of actor Mark Eden.
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“He died peacefully in hospital today, January 1st, 2021. Mark had been living with Alzheimer’s for some time and was hospitalized in November.
“Mark, 92, had a long career spanning over 50 years, including eight years on Coronation Street as Alan Bradley.
What else did his agent say?
“He is survived by his wife Sue, daughter Polly, stepson Paul and granddaughter Emma. We ask that your privacy be respected during this very difficult time. “
Mark has lived with Alzheimer’s for a while.
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He also appeared in the Doctor Who series Marco Polo.
Honors for Mark have now been received on Twitter.
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Honors are paid to the actor
One person said on Twitter, “Such sad news. RIP Mark Eden, thank you Alan Bradley for thinking of his family and friends during this sad time. “
Another wrote: “Rift Mark Eden #corrie Legend.”
A third added: “I just saw the news that Mark Eden sadly passed away. REST IN PEACE.”
Another tweeted: “Sad start to the new year. I’m sorry to hear from Mark, the legend of Doctor Who and Corrie. “
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