"This Country" Actor Michael Sleggs Dies At 33 Due To Heart Complications
Actor Michael Sleggs Passed Away At 33 Due To Heart Failure
- Michael Sleggs, better known for his role as Michael 'Slugs' Slugette in BBC Three comedy, died at 33.
- BBC Radio Gloucestershire confirmed Sleggs' death in a Tweet on Wednesday, 10th July.
- This Country podcast also paid their tribute to the actor on Twitter.
- Michael played in seven episodes of the BBC comedy documentary show This Country.
Actor Michael Sleggs is no more! This Country star Sleggs died at the age of 33 just weeks after he confirmed he was receiving end of life care.
BBC Radio Gloucestershire confirmed the actor's death in a tweet on Wednesday, 10th July writing: "Actor Michael Sleggs has died." The tweet further read:
The 33-year-old from Cirencester played Slugs in BBC comedy This Country. He revealed in May he was receiving palliative care for the heart failure.
This Country podcast also paid their tribute to the actor on Twitter where they wrote they were devastated to hear the news.
— WTAF A THIS COUNTRY PODCAST (@wtafthiscountry) July 10, 2019
This Country's producer, Simon Mayhew-Archer, paid his tribute to the late actor on Twitter. Here is his tweet:
Michael encapsulated the spirit and humour of This Country. He was a fantastic, talented man who brought tremendous joy to all who knew him & saw him. I loved working with him & will miss him.
— Simon Mayhew-Archer (@SimonMAlikesyou) July 10, 2019
Michael played in seven episodes of the BBC comedy documentary show and is a long-time friend of show creators Daisy May Cooper and Charlie Cooper.