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'Home & Away' Actor Dieter Brummer Dies at 45

'Home & Away' Actor Dieter Brummer Dies at 45

Dieter Brummer, the actor best known for his role in the Australian soap opera Home and Away, has sadly died at the age of 45.

Dieter played Shane Parrish on the show from 1992 to 1996 and his performance earned him two Logie Awards – the Australian equivalent to the Emmy Awards – for most popular actor.

Home and Away‘s official Instagram account confirmed the news with a statement on Sunday (July 25).

Click inside to read the statement…

Home and Away and @channel7 are deeply saddened to hear of Dieter Brummer’s passing. Dieter was a much-loved Home and Away cast member and celebrated by Australian and international audiences for his award-winning portrayal of Shane Parrish. We send our sincere condolences to Dieter’s family and friends during this very difficult time,” the statement read.

Dieter‘s family also issued a statement, per BBC News.

“We lost our handsome, talented, funny, complicated and beloved Dieter,” they wrote. “He has left a massive hole in our lives and our world will never be the same. Our thoughts go out to all of you who knew him, loved him, or worked with him over the years.”

Australian CNN affiliate 9News reports that the New South Wales Police Force confirmed Brummer’s body was discovered in a suburb of Sydney on Saturday afternoon after officers followed up about a “report of a concern for welfare” at a home in the area.

The authorities added that the actor’s death is not believed to be suspicious.

Our thoughts are with Dieter‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

We’ve lost so many stars in 2021 already…

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