Home and away star Ben Unwin died on August 14, with the NSW police confirming that his body was & # 39; localized & # 39; in Minyon Falls, near Byron Bay.
The police said in a brief statement that the discovery was made during a & # 39; concern for well-being & # 39; and that the death & # 39; was not treated as suspicious & # 39 ;.
Although the authorities have not disclosed further details, Ben & # 39; s death just one day before his 42nd birthday is the last a series of tragedies that happened to the cast of the Australian soap.
Over the years, various actors who had appeared on the long-running Channel Seven show died in tragic and mysterious circumstances.
The curse of Home and Away: Ben Unwin (photo) died on August 14, with New South Wales police confirming that his body & # 39; localized & # 39; was in Minyon Falls, near Byron Bay
On January 6, model Annalize Braakensiek was found dead in her apartment in downtown Sydney after the police were alerted by her close friends and family. She was 46.
Annalize, who played Lise in 1998 for an episode of Home and Away, had been worried about posting worries a series of cryptic Instagram messages shortly before her death.
In one of her latest messages from December 15, the troubled actress wrote: & # 39; Everything seems to feel confused and upside down right now & # 39 ;.
Fan favorite: The 41-year-old played Jesse McGregor on the Seven Network soap from 1996 to 2000, before returning in 2002 and leaving again in July 2005
Sad: although the police did not disclose details of his death, Ben & # 39; s death is the last tragedy to hit the Australian soap opera. Pictured: Ben with Bec Hewitt in 2013
Actress Jessica Falkholt, who played Hope Morrison at the soap opera in 2016, died on January 17, 2018 after a horror car accident. She was 28.
She had spent three weeks in a critical condition at St. George Hospital in Sydney after Boxing Day on the south coast of the NSW, which also killed her parents and younger sister.
After Jessica's death, destroyed family members told Daily Mail Australia that although it was a sad time, they knew in peace that the actress was back with her family.
& # 39; We are all sad, but she's with her family now. Her mother was her biggest supporter, so I'm sure she's in her arms, & the family member said.
Heartbreaking: on January 6, model Annalize Braakensiek (photo), 46, was found dead in her apartment in downtown Sydney after the police were warned by her close friends and family
Throwback: The beauty that Lise played for an episode in 1998 (photo) had caused concern by posting a series of cryptic Instagram posts before her death
Russell Kiefel, the actor who played Roy O & # 39; Neale from 1993 to 1994, died tragically on November 20, 2016, after collapsing on stage in Darwin.
The 65-year-old starred in a production of And I & # 39; m the Queen of Sheba at Brown & # 39; s Mart Theater when he fell ill before he died days later.
He is also known for his stay at Neighbors as Russell Brennan during 2015.
TV star: actress Jessica Falkholt (photo), who played Hope Morrison at the soap opera in 2016, died on January 17, 2018, aged 28, after a horror car accident
Heartbreaking: since Boxing Day on the south coast of New South Wales, she had spent three weeks in critical condition at the ICU at St. George Hospital in Sydney.
In 2001, actress Megan Connolly reportedly died of a heroin overdose of # 39; at the home of a family member in New South Wales, according to The independent. She was 27.
Megan had taken over the role of Rebecca Nash in 1998, after actress Belinda Emmett, who previously played the character, was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Unfortunately, Belinda, 32, lost her fight against cancer in 2006, just a year after she married TV presenter Rove McManus.
Several cast members of Home and Away have died of cancer over the years.
Do what he loved: Russell Kiefel (photo), the actor who played Roy O & # 39; Neale from 1993 to 1994, tragically lost his life on November 20, 2016, days after he fell ill on stage in Darwin
Talented: Russell Kiefel is also known for his stint on neighbors like Russell Brennan in 2015
In January 2019, Darius Perkins, who played Gary Samuels in 1988, died of the disease at the age of 54.
He had also played Scott Robinson on neighbors in 1985, before the role was taken over by Jason Donovan.
On May 4, 2018, Cathy Godbold lost her ten-year battle with cancer. She was 43.
Australians will remember Cathy for playing Meg Bowman on Home and Away in 1992, and Sondra Pike on Neighbors in 1997.
Sad: in 2001, actress Megan Connolly (photo), 27, reportedly & # 39; died of an overdose of heroin & # 39; at the home of a family member in New South Wales, according to The Independent
Star: fans will remind Megan to take over the role of Rebecca Nash in 1998, after actress Belinda Emmett (photo), who previously played the character, left to fight cancer
Blushing Bride: Unfortunately, Belinda (left), 32, lost her fight with breast cancer in 2006, a year after marrying TV presenter Rove McManus (right)
Also in 2018, beloved fencer Cornelia Frances died of cancer at the age of 77.
Cornelia was diagnosed with bladder cancer in 2016 and doctors later told her that the disease had spread to her hip and spine.
She played the recurring role of Morag Bellingham on the soap opera from 1988 to 2017.
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Talented actress: The year before, Cathy Godbold, 43, who played Meg Bowman on Home and Away in 1992 (photo), lost her decade-long fight against cancer on May 4, 2018.
Tragically: in 2018, beloved fencer Cornelia Frances (photo) died of cancer, 77 years old
Fan favorite: Cornelia played the recurring role of Morag Bellingham on the soap opera from 1988 to 2017. Pictured: Cornelia (L) on set with Ray Meagher (center) and Mark Furze (R) in 2006
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