Grange Hill star Terry Sue-Patt has been found dead at the age of 50.
The British actor, who made his name as Benny Green in the popular BBC show alongside Todd Carty, is believed to have been found at his home in London. His death was announced on his Facebook page.
Terry Sue-Patt played Benny for four years from 1978 - 1982, and was the first pupil to be shown in the first episode of the BBC series.
Todd Carty as Tucker Jenkins and Terry Sue Patt as Benny Green in Grange Hill
Public information film starring Terry Sue Patt
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