Actor Adrian Schiller Dies ‘Suddenly’ at 60: ‘His Death Was Sudden and Unexpected’

Celebrated British actor Adrian Schiller has “died suddenly,” according to his agent.

Schiller, who starred in “Doctor Who,” Netflix hit “The Last Kingdom,” and the BBC show “Death In Paradise,” was 60 years old when he died on Wednesday.

Schiller’s death was confirmed by his talent agency of more than three decades, Scott Marshal Partners.

According to the statement, published by People, Schiller’s “death was sudden and unexpected.”

“It is with the heaviest and saddest hearts that we announce the death of our beloved client, Adrian Schiller, on Wednesday 3 April,” the statement said.

“He has died far too soon, and we, his family and close friends are devastated by the loss.

“His death was sudden and unexpected and no further details around its cause are yet available.”

The famous actor, known also for his role in “Beauty and the Beast,” was commemorated by his sister, Ginny.

She shared a brief, emotional message in a post on X on Thursday.

“Dear all. This is Ginny,” the post reads.

“I’m so sorry to let you all know that our beloved brother Adrian died suddenly at home yesterday,” she said.

“He had so many very dear friends – sorry to those of you who are learning about this here.

“We will say more about funeral and/or memorial plans in due course.”

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Schiller’s agent confirmed he had recently returned from Sydney.

He was in Australia while touring the play, “The Lehman Trilogy.”

Schiller “was looking forward to” continuing the international tour in San Francisco, the agent said, according to People.

Rufus Norris, director of the National Theatre, and producers of the play, shared a tribute to the star on social media.

“We are deeply saddened and shocked to have lost our company member and friend,” Norris wrote.

“His recent performance as Henry Lehman in the Australian premiere of The Lehman Trilogy was superb and his presence in the company will be greatly missed,” he said.

Schiller’s career began in 1992, with his performance in the critically acclaimed “Prime Suspect 2,” starring Dame Helen Mirren.

His many credits include, ” Terry Pratchett’s Going Postal,” and the hailed “The Danish Girl.”

Loved ones, friends, and fans are remembering Schiller as they post tributes about the star online and continue grieving this sudden loss.

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By Frank Bergman

Frank Bergman is a political/economic journalist living on the east coast. Aside from news reporting, Bergman also conducts interviews with researchers and material experts and investigates influential individuals and organizations in the sociopolitical world.

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