FRIENDS and family mourn the loss of Maddy Anholt.
The BBC star has sadly passed away aged just 35, leaving her loved ones devastated.
Who was Maddy Anholt?
Maddy Anholt was a comedian, actress and author.
She was known for her work with the BBC, ITV and Channel 4 – she was also a regular guest on This Morning.
The kind-hearted star was also an ambassador for Women’s Aid and wrote two books about domestic violence and toxic relationships.
In 2022, Maddy wrote for The Sun about how to get out of a toxic or abusive relationship while taking care of yourself.
She was also known for the Edinburgh Fringe and Latitude Festival, frequently performing her solo comedy act at both events.
How did Maddy Anholt die?
Maddy sadly passed away on September 13, 2023.
She died after a battle with a rare brain tumor after being diagnosed with the disease in 2022.
Her family revealed her tragic death in a statement: “It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Maddy Anholt, our beloved daughter, sister, twin, friend, wife and mother who graced this world on Wednesday, September 13th Age has left.” 35.
“You may know that Maddy was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of brain cancer shortly after the birth of her incredible daughter Opal last year.
“She handled the subsequent surgery and treatment with amazing grace and courage and was supported every step of the way by her family and her devoted husband, Ben.
“She spent her final weeks at her parents’ home, Sunflower House, surrounded by love and peace and surrounded by the sounds of nature.
The family added: “We are overwhelmed with gratitude to the many friends who have supported us with their love and prayers during this difficult time – as well as the countless nurses, doctors and the NHS as a whole who have always treated them with dignity .” Compassion.
Who is Maddy Anholt’s husband Ben and did she have children?
Maddy sadly leaves behind her husband Ben, who has been with her “every step of the way” in her battle with cancer.
She was also mother to her little girl, Opal.
The couple’s daughter was born in 2022 and shortly after her birth, Maddy was diagnosed with cancer.