Saturday, October 16th, 2010
Casualty star Simon loses cancer fight he kept secret for years
CASUALTY star Simon MacCorkindale has died after a four year fight with terminal lung cancer.
The 58-year-old British actor who did not smoke passed away in the arms of his wife, the actress Susan George.
Last night she issued a dignified statement: “No one could have fought this disease any harder than Simon did since being diagnosed four years ago.
“He fought it with such strength, courage and belief.
“Last night, he lost this battle, and he died peacefully in my arms.
“To me, he was simply the best of everything, and I loved him with all my heart.
“He will live on in me forever.”