The entertainment community rallies around Tony Maudsley, known for his role in ‘Coronation Street,’ in a time of sorrow following the discovery of his missing friend, Michael McGarrigle. Maudsley, devastated by the loss, had earlier sought public assistance in locating McGarrigle.
Tony Maudsley, famed for his role as George Shuttleworth on ITV’s ‘Coronation Street,’ is mourning the loss of his friend, Michael McGarrigle, who was recently found dead. Maudsley had issued a public appeal for help on social media, featuring a missing poster of McGarrigle, a beloved figure in the entertainment world and a longtime costume supervisor for the series ‘Benidorm.’ McGarrigle was last seen in Glasgow.
Hours after his plea for help, Maudsley delivered the tragic news of McGarrigle’s passing on social media. Expressing profound grief, he thanked everyone for their support during the search. “Our whole Benidorm family is devastated,” Maudsley stated, acknowledging the deep impact McGarrigle had on the cast and crew.
Colleagues and fans quickly surrounded Maudsley with messages of sympathy and support. Responses ranged from heartfelt condolences to expressions of sadness, underscoring the respect and affection McGarrigle commanded within the entertainment industry. Among those offering condolences were Samia Longchambon and EastEnders star Danny Walters, reflecting the close-knit nature of the television community.