Former "Emmerdale" star Leah Bracknell has died. She was 55.
The '90s soap favorite was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer in 2016 but defied the odds to battle the disease for three years.
Everyone on Emmerdale is very sad to hear of the death of Leah Bracknell. She was a hugely popular member of the Emmerdale cast for over 16 years. Leah was a very generous and caring colleague, much loved by cast and crew alike. #Emmerdale pic.twitter.com/qeTXBXGToM— Emmerdale (@emmerdale) October 16, 2019
The actress passed away last month but news of her death was only revealed late Wednesday.
Her management released a statement saying: "It is with the deepest sadness that Leah Bracknell's family confirm that Leah passed away in September, three years after her diagnosis with stage 4 lung cancer.