It is with great sadness that we report the news of the death of former Coronation Street actor Bill Tarmey, who played Jack Duckworth in the long running ITV soap.
Bill, aged 71, was in Tenerife when he passed away on Thursday 8th Novemeber. The former Coronation Street actor suffered with his heart, after a heart attack in 1976 and 2002, he then underwent a quintuple heart bypass in 1986, whilst in 1977 he suffered with a stroke.
In a statement from ITV soap Coronation Street it read:
“The cast, crew and production team at Coronation Street are devastated to hear of Bill’s death. Our thoughts and prayers are with Bill’s wife and soulmate Ali and their family at this very sad time”
Bill Tarmey, left the street in 2010 when he died peacefully in his home armchair.
Bill Tarmey Tributes
I am devastated to hear that the wonderful Bill Tarmey has died. He was a beautiful, funny and lovely man, and he will be missed by us all