The Bill star George Rossi dies aged 60

The Bill star George Rossi has died at the age of 60.

The actor, who portrayed DC Duncan Lennon on the ITV serial drama, died on Wednesday (January 5), according to a statement made by his niece on social media.

‘Unfortunately George Rossi who played DC Duncan Lennox passed away the morning of Wednesday 5th January 2022,’ wrote Louise Rossi on Twitter.

‘This is my uncle,’ she added. ‘He was acting still up until recently. Unfortunately he passed away yesterday morning.

Tributes have since poured in for the actor.

Casting director Claire Toeman wrote: ‘Rest in peace George Rossi you were the dearest of friends you will be sorely missed’.

One fan wrote: ‘Oh no, this is incredibly sad news. Duncan Lennox was a favourite of many fans of #thebill, such a talented actor.’

George made his debut in The Bill in 1993, and would appear in almost 200 episodes.

He left the show in 2003.

He has made appearances in several other popular TV series’ including Taggart and Whitechapel.

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