Former Casualty actor Simon MacCorkindale has died.
He was best known for playing consultant Harry Harper in the BBC medical drama Casualty from 2002 until 2008. Prior to his stint in the medical series he appeared in many films and television programmes both sides of the Atlantic including appearances in two of the 1980’s super-soaps; Dynasty and Falcon Crest.
His last appearance on television was earlier this year in an episode of New Tricks.
Max Clifford, MacCorkindale’s publicist, confirmed that Simon died in the arms of his wife following a long battle with bowel cancer, which spread to his lungs. He is survived by his wife, fellow actress Susan George.