Australian soap actor Dieter Brummer, famously known for his role as Shane Parrish in “Home and Away,” died age of 45.
According to the reports, the actor was found dead on Saturday. The New South Wales Police stated that Dieter Brummer’s dead body was found suburb in Sydney, when the authorities went their for a regular welfare check.
The cause of Brummer’s death is speculated to be by suicide, but no official reason hasn’t been discovered yet. However, the cops stated that foul play is suspected.
Brummer’s family also confirmed the news of his death as they released a statement, which reads, “We lost our handsome, talented, funny, complicated and beloved Dieter on Saturday morning. 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.”
The official Instagram page of Home and Away paid a tribute to the actor. The post reads, “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.”
Similarly, Brummer starrer show “Neighbours” also shared their love and grief for the actor via Twitter. The tweet read, “Vale Dieter Brummer, joined the Neighbours alumni in 2012 as Capt. Troy Miller. Our thoughts are with his family and friends.”
Journalist Steve Pennells also remembered the actor and shred a memory via tweet. Pennells wrote, “Just got the awful news about Dieter Brummer. Such a lovely guy with a dry sense of humour (check out his t-shirt below). He had the world at his feet but saw fame for what it was and stepped away from it when it became too much. Absolutely tragic.”