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Grange Hill Actor Nicholas Donnelly’s Cause of Sudden Death


Many condolences have been made on social media, informing us of Mr. MacKenzie’s passing on January 9, 2022. The heartfelt news has shaken many souls; But is this just a rumor? And if not, then what was Nicholas Donnelly’s cause of death?

First of all, it needs to be mentioned that the Us Day News does not confirm nor reject any of this information, although it’s what’s been shared through social media.

Born in 1938 in Kensington, London, England, Nicholas Donnelly grew up to become an actor, well-known for starring in Lifeforce (1985), Dixon of Dock Green (1955), and Grange Hill (1978).

We learned the news from a tweet by Grange Hill, announcing: “It’s with great sadness to share the news that Nicholas Donelly, who played Mr. MacKenzie, has sadly passed away. Our thoughts are with his family #GrangeHill.”

Grange Hill Actor Nicholas Donnelly's Cause of Sudden Death

One commented: “Unfortunate news to hear. He was definitely one of my favorite teachers on Grange Hill. Very fair but firm when he needed to be. Nicholas’ Scottish accent was so convincing to just prove what a versatile actor he was. My condolences to his family and friends. RIP Nicholas.”

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What We Know about Nicholas Donnelly’s Cause of Death

Grange Hill Actor Nicholas Donnelly's Cause of Sudden Death

Although not a lot has been shared nor confirmed due to Nicholas Donnelly’s cause of death, It’s tweeted that he passed away Sunday morning. Make sure to check back for the latest updates. Since the heartfelt news is out, many have shared their condolences through social media.

Oliver Crocker tweeted: “Sad to hear that lovely Nicholas Donnelly has passed away. I was honored to interview him for the Dixon of Dock Green 3 DVD. He was a warm, charming man and a very strong actor—a really important part of the Dixon family. My thoughts are with his family. RIP Nick #legend.”

A fan wrote: “The school bell has stopped ringing for Mr. MacKenzie. RIP to Nicholas Donnelly, a very good actor.” Another shared: “Ahh, Mr. McKenzie – I remember him. Rest in peace #NicholasDonnelly from #GrangeHill.”

Glenn Cooney expressed: “Such sad news. Mr. MacKenzie was one of my favorite teachers on Grange Hill. I didn’t realize until years later that Nicholas Donnelly was a Londoner; his Scottish accent was very convincing. My condolences to his family and friends.”

A fan replied: “Such sad news Thoughts with his family, friends & former Grange Hill colleagues at this sad time Thanks for the memories, Mr. McKenzie… RIP Nicholas YNWA.”

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  1. Chris January 9, 2022

    So he died a year ago in 2021!?

    1. US day News January 10, 2022

      ِDear Chris,
      It was just a typographical error. He passed away in January 2022. Sorry for the inconvenience.


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