DEAD: Tinky Winky


Tinky Winky (aged 52)
-British actor (Teletubbies)

Simon Shelton (13 January 1966 – 17 January 2018), also known as Simon Barnes, was an English actor best known for playing Dark Knight in the Incredible Games, and Tinky Winky in the BBC children’s show Teletubbies (replacing the sacked Dave Thompson) from 1997 to 2001.

DEATH: He died on 17 January 2018 from hypothermia, four days after his 52nd birthday. He had a high concentration of alcohol in his system. He had a history of alcohol dependency.


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