Sadly, Michael Redfern has passed away at the age of 79, according to his family. Let’s see how did he die, what happened and what was Oxo dad Cause of death.
How did Michael Redfern die?
The legendary actor who starred in countless Oxo ads from 1983 to 1999 alongside his on-screen wife Lynda Bellingham has passed away. As his son paid respect to his late father, the actor’s family announced his passing at the age of 79.
Oxo dad Cause of Death
Following a battle with illness, Michael passed away last Friday at his home in Spain, according to his family.
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At this time, no information surrounding the funeral arrangements has been made public.
We have been trying to contact family members and relatives for a comment. We will update the page once enough information is available.
What does Michael’s son Ashley say?
According to his son Ashley, “he was cast in a number of roles over the years, including leading roles in the soap opera United!, The Newcomers, as well as roles in classics like The Two Ronnies, Porridge, and Some Mothers Do Av ‘Em.
“He was famous for his 17-year stint in the Oxo ads, which helped him establish himself as a beloved member of one of Britain’s most beloved television families.
“His wife Carol and family, as well as friends, will miss him dearly, he told The Mirror.
Michael will be most known for his 16-year stint as the dad in the legendary Oxo commercials, which included his signature moustache.
The actress Lynda, who portrayed his wife in the Oxo advertising, passed away in 2016 while her spouse was by her side.
While working with Lynda, he once remarked, “I was a face, but she was a name, and a very brilliant actress.”
The former panellist for Loose Women revealed her colon cancer diagnosis in July 2013 and discontinued treatment in August 2014, indicating she had months to live.
Michael’s several characters
Michael starred in several vintage comedies, such as Porridge and The Two Ronnies, in addition to his involvement in the Oxo commercials.
The Young Detectives, Crossroads, The Offence, And Mother Makes Five, George & Mildred, Robin’s Nest, The Young Ones, Filthy, Rich and Catflap, Boon, and Fool’s Gold: The Story of the Brink’s-Mat Robbery are just a few of the productions in which he has appeared.
Michael also appeared in episodes of Doctors and EastEnders on the BBC.
After the Oxo commercials’ success, he then worked as a cab driver before relocating to Spain.
Tribute to Michael Redfern
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