Lee Whitlock Passed Away At The Age Of 54

Lee Whitlock

Lee Whitlock, a British TV and film actor renowned for roles in films such as Wish You Were Here, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street, and others, died on Monday, February 20 at the age of 54, according to his acting agency. The actor, who played Bevis Loveday in four episodes of the BBC One TV serial Grange Hill, has been in the business for more than four decades. On Monday, his firm, Urban Collective, tweeted to tell its fans of Lee Whitlock’s death. The tweet says as follows:

The reason for Whitlock’s death has yet to be disclosed by the parties involved as of the publication of this article.

“I was always a fan of Lee Whitlock since…”: Social media users pay respect to the late actor.

Several people were stunned to learn about Whitlock’s death and reacted quickly on social media. Several recalled the late actor’s career-defining roles in many series and films, including Two of Us, which is regarded as revolutionary for its portrayal of the issue of homos*xuality, and Shine on Harvey Moon. Some, on the other hand, paid their respects with “RIP” comments.

Lee Whitlock

English actor Andrew Lancel, widely known for his part in BBC One’s Cardiac Arrest, expressed his feelings, noting that he has admired Whitlock since the latter’s appearance in Shine on Harvey Moon. Lancel, who also worked with Whitlock on two projects, tweeted:

British novelist Matthew Todd recalled Whitlock’s performance on Two of Us while noting that the late actor first gained notoriety on Shine on Harvey Moon, an ’80s program in which Whitlock appeared 41 times. Liam Rudden, a writer, journalist, and theatrical director, also expressed his feelings on Twitter. Another person said Whitlock’s Two of Us helped them “come to grips with their identity” and that they regarded the actor in “high regard.”

Lee Whitlock


Lee Whitlock’s TV movie, Two of Us, in which he co-starred with Jason Rush, garnered widespread acclaim for its critique of the Thatcherite government’s intended restriction (through Section 28 law) on s*x education centered on LGTBTQ+. Lee Whitlock was last seen as Spencer in the 2022 film D Is for Detroit, directed by Israr Azam. There is no information in the public domain concerning the late actor’s relationship or marital status.