Actor Ben Unwin has died at the age of 41. The Home And Away actor’s death was confirmed by New South Wales police in a statement to Yahoo Lifestyle. It was revealed that his body was discovered last week on 14 August but the cause of death is currently unknown.
The statement reads: “Police attended Minyon Falls, Whian Whian, responding to a concern for welfare. The body of a 41-year-old man was located. The death has not been treated as suspicious.”
Unwin played Jesse McGregor on Home And Away from 1996-2000, and later returned to the soap in 2002-2005.
He was nominated for a British National Television Award in 1997 for Most Popular Newcomer, and for Most Popular New Talent at the 1997 Logie Awards. After leaving the show, Unwin took a break from acting and went onto a complete a law degree before working as a senior solicitor.