EMMERDALE and Tracey Beaker actress Kay Purcell has died aged 57.
The star’s tragic death was confirmed by her agent, David Daly Associates, today.
He said in a statement: “It is with great regret that we announce the death of Kay Purcell at the age of 57.
“Kay was a very valued client who had been represented by David Daly Associates for many years. We send sympathy and love to her family and friends” they wrote.
Kay is survived by her three children, Ashley, Shemar and Indika, and her grandson Levon.
She was best known for playing Cynthia Daggert in Emmerdale from 2001 to 2002, and appeared in 187 episodes.
For the latest news on this story keep checking back at Sun Online, where we will bring you live updates as soon as they happen, before anyone else.
Most read in Celebrity
Mrs Hinch reveals incredible weight loss transformation
Katie looks completely different before marriages and more kids in throwback
'forever in our hearts'
Harry Redknapp devastated as his beloved dog Lulu dies aged 11
Heartbroken Gemma Collins lays beside extremely ill dad as he battles Covid
EX BREAK IN
George Michael's ex caught breaking into star's pad on anniversary of his death
Molly-Mae Hague looks unrecognisable as Tommy Fury shows bulging muscles at 16