Troy Beckwith was best known for his role as Michael Martin in the long running soap opera Neighbours. He has died at the age of 48. He gained both a loyal following and critical acclaim for his portrayal of the adored character. His admirers are in shock over the news of his sudden passing. His started his television career with a role in 1989 in the children’s series Pugwall, in which he appeared in 42 episodes. In 1999, his last role was in the short film Caffeine. Kym Valentine, a former actress from Neighbours revealed the tragic news on Facebook on Saturday.
“It pains me so much to have to say this. Our dear old friend Troy Beckwith has passed away. nother member of our TV family gone way too soon. There will be no funeral as per Troy’s request. Thanks for all the memories my cheeky mate and all my love to your friends and family.”
Ricky Fleming, a former co-star of Troy on the children’s series Pugwall in the late 1980s, expressed his condolences for the actor in an Instagram post.
“RIP to my brother from another mother. From birth we were trouble together and joined at the soul, no one will ever know the adventures and joy we had as the mischievous two (tricky and roy) in this life.
I can honestly say there was never a dull moment when we were together. May you be in peace and still be the infectious joy of those who are in your presence now. Troy Beckwith love you buddy”
Troy Beckwith Death Cause
According to Valentine’s post, Ricky will not be having a funeral. At this time, there is no information available regarding the cause of death.
Troy’s Career At A Glance
Troy Beckwith started his acting career in 1989 when he played the role of Jeremy “Bazza” Bazlington in the TV series Pugwall. He then went on to star as Michael Mellop in The Miraculous Mellops from 1991 to 1992. In the same year, he also had a role as Zeke in Chances and a recurring role as Darren Wood in Neighbours.
From 1992 to 1998, Beckwith portrayed the character of Michael Martin in Neighbours. Other notable roles include Snowy Steve in 1993, Rob Pringle in Halifax f.p in 1995, Brian Stenmark in Blue Heelers in 1996, Smithy in Good Guys, Bad Guys in 1998 and Brendan Kelly in Blue Heelers again in 1999.
Was Troy Beckwith Married?
No, Troy Beckwith was not married. He was single. If he had children or not, it is also not known. He was also not active on any social media platforms. Other cast from soap opera Neighbours are, Ayisha Salem-Towner and Majella Davis.