Factcheck: Did Coronation Street’s Malcom Hebden dies aged 78
Viral Message: Actor Malcom Hebden who plays Norris Cole on ITV soap Coronation Street has died following a brief hospitalization, a close family source revealed Wednesday morning.
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Viral message example- Actor Malcom Hebden who plays Norris Cole on ITV soap Coronation Street has died following a brief hospitalization, a close family source revealed Wednesday morning.
The 78-year-old actor fell ill and was rushed to the hospital early this week where he was admitted. “We are in utter shock and disbelief right now,” the source said while confirming his death. “I know there will be much more to say in the coming days, and that so many of his fans will want to do everything they can to express their grief and to show support for the bereaved family.”
Malcolm played loveable Norris since 1994. His character was much-loved for his comedic lines and chemistry with Mary Taylor – played by Patti Clare – and Rita Sullivan – also played by Barbara Knox. Malcolm and Barbara even took away the award for Best Onscreen Partnership at the British Soap Awards in 2006. Norris was also named the ‘Funniest Character’ at the Inside Soap Awards in 2001 and 2002.
Viral Message Verification:- Though Macom Hebden was hospitalized recently on January 6. A news was published on the mirror.co.uk titled “Corrie favourite Malcolm Hebden recovering after being hospitalised with illness”. Though there was nothing much mentioned in the website mirror yet going by the news he was recovering well and there is no other credible source to prove that Macom Hebden indeed died.