Clark Middleton: 'The Blacklist' actor sadly passes away at 63

Clark Middleton: 'The Blacklist' actor sadly passes away at 63

- The death of actor Clark Middleton was confirmed by his lovely wife through social media

- Clark died following long battle with a mosquito-born disease known as West Nile Virus

- Countless people flocked different social media platforms to honour the actor's memory

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Movie lovers worldwide are in mourning following the sudden demise of renown actor, Clark Middleton.

Briefly.co.za has learnt the actor died on Sunday, October 4 aged 63 after contracting a mosquito-born disease.

According to Variety, Clark succumbed to a mosquito-born disease known as West Nile Virus.

Clark Middleton: The Blacklist actor dies at 63

Clark Middleton died on Sunday, October 4. Photo: UGC
Source: UGC

Death of the actor was first confirmed by his wife Elissa in a social media post. In her post, the lovely Elissa shared a photo of the actor and remembered him as a friend, hero, teacher and a great thespian.

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“Clark transitioned on 4 October as a result of West Nile Virus, for which there is no known cure. Clark was a beautiful soul who spent a lifetime defying limits and advocating for people with disabilities. Beloved actor, writer, director, teacher, hero, husband, beacon, friend,'' Elissa wrote.

Following the announcement countless people thronged different social media platform to honour his memory and condole with his family.

From celebrities to fans, different people paid tribute to the late actor in the best way they knew how.

Many people remembered the actor for his impeccable roles in hit movies such as Twin Peaks and The Blacklist.

Briefly.co.za understands the actor succumbed to a disease that has no known cure.

The actor, according to reports, developed juvenile rheumatoid arthritis when he was only four and grew up to become a spokesperson for the Arthritis Foundation.

Clark has worked on a number of TV shows and plays with recurring role on the popular Law and Order during his lifetime.

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The actor also made appearances in a number of high profile films such as Kill Bill: Vol 2, Sin City, Snowpiercer and Birdman.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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