Freddie Jones

Emmerdale dedicate double bill to Sandy Thomas

Emmerdale dedicate double bill to Sandy Thomas

‘Emmerdale’ dedicated last night’s (11.07.19) double bill to their late star Freddie Jones. The ITV soap paid tribute to the late actor, who died on Tuesday (09.07.19) aged 91 following a short illness, after playing Sandy Thomas from 2005 to 2018. ITV announced both episodes would be dedicated to Freddie, and at the end of the second ep his picture appeared on screen alongside a... »

Gemma Oaten shares tribute to Freddie Jones

Gemma Oaten shares tribute to Freddie Jones

Gemma Oaten feels grateful for the "guidance and support" the late Freddie Jones gave her on ‘Emmerdale’. The 35-year-old actress – who previously played Rachel Breckle on the show for five years until 2015 – has paid tribute to her former co-star after it was revealed the Sandy Thomas actor had sadly passed away on Tuesday (09.07.19) at the age of 91 following a ... »

Freddie Jones dead

Freddie Jones dead

Freddie Jones has died. The ‘Emmerdale’ actor – who played Sandy Thomas in the soap from 2005 to 2018 – passed away on Tuesday (09.07.19) evening at the age of 91 following a short illness. His agent, Lesley Duff, said: "It is with great sadness that I can confirm the death of Freddie Jones. "He passed away on the evening of July 9 after a short illness. "Fre... »

Connor McIntyre thanks Freddie Jones for acting inspiration

Connor McIntyre thanks Freddie Jones for acting inspiration

Connor McIntyre was "convinced" he wanted to become an actor after watching former ‘Emmerdale’ star Freddie Jones in action. The ‘Coronation Street’ actor – who plays vicious villain Pat Phelan in the ITV soap – decided to try to make it on the small screen after watching Freddie, who left his role as Sandy Thomas earlier this month, in TV anthology dr... »