Kristian Ealey, an actor and musician best known for his roles in Brookside and Hollyoaks, has died aged 38. For more information check the article below!
His fellow soap stars led tributes to Ealey, whose character Matt Musgrove appeared in Brookside between 1998 and 2000 andHollyoaks from 2000 to 2004, as well as Hollyoaks: After Hours.
He has a young son, Jake.
Brookside actress Suzanne Collins said she was “devastated” at the news of his death. She told the Liverpool Echo: “He was brilliant to work with, he was loads of fun.
“He was a fantastic actor, but you should have heard him sing. Musically he was so good, he loved to sing and play the guitar.”
— Scot Williams (@scotwilliams) May 3, 2016
So very sad to hear the shocking news about Kris Ealey. Always a power for good,whether music or mood. Gonna be… https://t.co/xpVDIQkzLS
— Pete Wylie (@petewylie) May 3, 2016
— Suzanne Collins (@SuzanneCollins1) May 3, 2016
Am absolutely heart broken by the news about @Smithdownslim ! Such a lovely soul! RIP X
— Leon Lopez (@leonlopez) May 3, 2016
Ealey also appeared as Ringo Starr in the film In His Life: The John Lennon Story. He was a popular musician in Liverpool, playing in the band Tramp Attack.
His cause of death is not yet known.