Home and Away actor DIETER BRUMMER dies aged 45

The two-time Logie winner was found dead at a home in Glenhaven, in Sydney’s north-west, on Saturday afternoon

Dieter Brummer and Melissa George on Home and Away

TV Blackbox heard the sad news this afternoon but have been waiting on a statement from the family of the late actor for confirmation. In the meantime, The Daily Mail has confirmed Dieter’s death with NSW police.

The news first broke on FaceBook via a friend of the actor who posted the news.

The family have now issued a statement, saying:

“On behalf of my family, I post this today with a heavy heart. We lost our handsome, talented, funny, complicated and beloved Dieter on Saturday morning.He has left a massive hole in our lives and our World will never be the same.
Our thoughts go out to all of you who knew him, loved him, or worked with him over the years.
We appreciate you respecting our privacy at this terrible time”.


His death is not being treated as suspicious.

Dieter played Shane Parrish in Seven’s Home & Away from 1992 until 1996. He starred alongside Melissa George, but claimed the couple had no chemistry off the screen.

Despite a few roles after his departure from Home & Away, Dieter turned his back on the spotlight and started his own window cleaning business.

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Robert McKnight
"Leading TV commentator" - The Daily Telegraph | "Known for his impeccable sources in the TV industry" - The Daily Mail | "Always first with the correct info" - Beau Ryan | Robert McKnight is a highly regarded Australian Television Producer having worked at SEVEN, NINE and TEN during his 25 years in the industry. Publicly he is most well-known for creating and producing STUDIO 10 but has worked on SUNRISE, THE MORNING SHOW plus other prime time productions in addition to creating award-winning news campaigns for both 7NEWS and 9NEWS. Currently, Rob is the host and producer of the TV BLACKBOX, MCKNIGHT TONIGHT and MONSTERS WHO MURDER podcast, and executive producer of AFTERNOONS WITH SOFIE FORMICA on radio station 4BC



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