Dean Sullivan, the actor best known for playing Brookside character Jimmy Corkhill, has died aged 68.
The former soap star was one of the most recognizable faces on the Channel 4 programme and was a cast member from 1986 to its conclusion in 2003.
In a joint statement, Sullivan’s family and talent agency Hamilton Management shared the news of his death on Wednesday (29 November) following a short illness.
His cause of death has not been confirmed.
However, one aspect of his life that has remained somewhat shrouded in mystery is his marital status.
Was the late Dean Sullivan ever married?
Despite his public prominence, Dean Sullivan kept his personal life relatively private.
He was known to be a private person who valued his relationships with close friends and family.
However, he never publicly confirmed whether or not he was ever married.
Speculation and Unanswered Questions about Dean Sullivan marital status
Over the years, there has been some speculation about Dean Sullivan’s marital status.
Some sources suggest that he may have been married at some point, while others maintain that he never married.
However, there is no concrete evidence to support either claim.
Sullivan’s close friends and family have also remained tight-lipped about his personal life, choosing to respect his privacy.
As a result, the question of whether or not he was ever married remains unanswered.