Nicholas Lyndhurst: Only Fools and Horses star's CBBC actor son, 19, found dead at home

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Nicholas Lyndhurst: Only Fools and Horses star's CBBC actor son, 19, found dead at home

Game of Thrones actor Samuel Small paid a heartbreaking tribute to the actor on Instagram yesterday.

Alongside a picture of the pair, he wrote as part of a lengthy post: “To my brother Archie. I still can’t quite comprehend that you have passed.

“You still had so much life to live and I’d give anything for you to keep on living it.”

Nicholas’ wife Lucy wrote on the post: “He will love you and watch over you forever.”

READ MORE: Archie Lyndhurst dead: How did actor Nicholas Lyndhurst’s son die?

Emergency services were reportedly called “to a report of a concern for welfare” at his home on 22 September, where Archie was declared dead at the scene.

His death is being treated as “unexplained but not suspicious” and police are not investigating further.

A file has been passed onto the West London coroner and an inquest will be opened imminently.

Express.co.uk has contacted a representative for Archie for comment. 

Archie followed in the footsteps of his dad as an actor and starred as Oliver Coulton on CBBC’s So Awkward.

“How unfair that you should go and leave us here without you.

“You were one of the funniest, most aspirational people I’ve ever met, but also the cringiest and most irritating, and that’s precisely why I love you.

“I pray that I will always remember the sound of your voice, your laugh, your smile. I’m so thankful that I have nothing but happy memories of us to look back on.”

Back in 2015, Only Fools and Horses star Nicholas said he had become a “different person” following the birth of his son.

He Told The Guardian: “I became a different person overnight when I had my son – terrified.

“You could call me a helicopter parent, but now Archie’s 14, I’m learning to back off. The biggest casualty was probably my career.

“I mean that in a wonderful way. I knew how to make a television programme, but didn’t know about fatherhood, so I took three years off.

“When I went back to work, I thought: it’s not fatherhood, is it?”

Source:Daily Express :: Celebrity News Feed


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