Dieter Brummer, the Australian Soap Actor was found dead by police after reports from the neighbours. Dieter,45, was living in Sydney and his death is believed to be from some natural causes.
Dieter Brummer, who is popularly known for his role in the series Home and Away as Shane Parrish.
Read to know more about the whole tragic incident.
Dieter Brummer’s Personal life
Dieter Kirk Brummer was born on 5 May 1976 and decided to pursue acting as a career very early on in his life. He was best known for his roles in television soap operas, Home and Away (1992) and Neighbours (2011). He was forced to leave the hit show, Home and Away when the producers wrote his character out of the show.
His family was devastated when they were informed of his death and recently released a statement stating how they lost their beloved Dieter on Saturday morning.
Brummer left a massive hole in their lives and we offer our prayers to his family and loved ones.
Brummer’s Work and Career
Brummer had always wanted to go down the acting route and he worked hard to fulfil his dreams. He started his acting career by landing a role in Medivac, a hospital drama and also did a guest role in The Man from Snowy River (1996). He also auditioned for roles in Tom’s Funeral (1999) and The Finder (2001) and was successful in getting both the gigs.
He also appeared in Crash Palace (2001), a soap opera that aired on FOX8. He had a recurring role in Celebrity Circus (2005), and according to 2DAY FM, he was working as a window-cleaner while doing acting roles. He also played a minor role in the 2009 movie, A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne.
Bummer auditioned for a role in Underbelly (2009) and was successfully cast for the second season of Underbelly, where he played a minor role as a corrupt member of the police force. However, his lucky break came when his role was increased from a minor to a major one in Season 3 of Underbelly.
He also joined the series Neighbours (2011) as Troy Miller, a role that lasted only 7 weeks. According to some reports, he left the show for some other series. He also appeared in The Jonathan Ross Show as a guest in 2012. In 2014 he was cast in Winners and Losers for 7 episodes. He was last seen on TV as a guest appearance on the documentary Endless Summer: 30 Years of Home and Away.
Awards and nominations of Dieter Brummer
He was nominated for 4 awards between 1994 and 1996. He was first nominated for the Gold Logie in 1994, which he unfortunately lost. He was also nominated for Silver Logie for Most Popular Actor in the same year, which he lost as well.
His popularity was at its peak during 1995 and 1996, during which he was voted twice as The Prince of Soap by his fans.
He was nominated for Silver Logie for Most Popular Actor in consecutive years, 1995 and 1996 for his role in Home and Away. He won both awards that year.