On February 17, Sylvie Gatrill passed away. She was 70 years old. After a protracted illness, the actress, best remembered for her part in the BBC drama The Responder, passed away. Many people honored her on social media, including Tony Schumacher, the author of The Responder. He wrote,
“I was grieved to hear about Sylvie Gatrill’s passing, a talented woman. Such a great performer who played a big part in establishing the mood for #TheResponder. My deepest sympathies are with her family. #RIP.”
Sylvie Gatrill’s entertainment industry career
Her exact birthday is unknown. She was born in Bootle, England, though. Throughout her career, she appeared in several different films and made her debut at a young age. She managed Allstars Casting, a training and talent agency, in addition to her acting career.
At Dolphin Dance Studios, I was in charge of instructing young students in acting and singing. In recent years, Sylvie has directed in-house performances for Regal Entertainments at the Epstein Theatre and St Helens Theatre Royal.
In the British comedy series Bread, Gatrill made her television debut. She played Mrs. Cullen from 1989 to 1991. She also appeared in the ITV miniseries Little Boy Blue in 2017.
After starring alongside Martin Freeman as the unstable dog owner Mary in BBC One’s The Responder, Sylvie gained notoriety. She was renowned for playing Lesley Donnelly in the Brookside soap drama.
She was starring as Fenella Murphy in the upcoming fantasy movie Wings when she passed away. The release of Wings is scheduled for later this year. There was no Wikipedia entry for Gatrill. As a result, information regarding her parents and other family members is currently unavailable.
On Twitter, admirers pay tribute
Despite playing minor roles in her TV shows, Sylvie Gatrill’s performance was praised by all. Congratulatory messages flooded social media when word of his death spread. Sylvie never talked about her personal life, thus it’s unclear if she was married or not. Gatrill has no known survivors as of yet.