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‘Emmerdale’ Star Freddie Jones Has Died Aged 91

Date July 11, 2019 13:06

Popular English actor Freddie Jones. known for his roles in the Emmerdale, The Elephant Man, Dune, Wild at Heart and others, was admired by millions of fans.

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His path to the acting career is rather unusual: before becoming an actor, he worked as a laboratory assistant for around ten years. Nevertheless, Freddie Jones’ passion for acting prevailed, and he eventually became a real star.

Freddie Jones’ death

Unfortunately, the iconic actor passed away after a short illness on July 9th, 2019, at the age of 91.

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Besides being an actor, Freddie Jones was also a devoted father and a husband. Since 1965, he was married to Jennifer Heselwood and had three children.

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Tributes and condolences

Freddie Jones’ fans, friends and colleagues keep paying tribute to the legendary actor.

Rest in peace, Freddie Jones!