Emmerdale actor Sam Gannon has sadly died aged 31. Known for playing Kev in the long-running series, Sam was staying with family in California when he passed away.
Paying tribute to the 'unique character' his sister Amy Kelly said: "Sam was a whirlwind, a unique character to say the least. "He genuinely cared for others and was a very sensitive soul.
It is clear from the tributes we have received that he touched the hearts of so many.’’ Close pal Lewis Matthews added: "Sam was a ‘real life Duracell bunny' with a seemingly endless supply of energy and love.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk