Home And Away star Mick Innes has died aged 67 after battle with a lung condition.
The New Zealand-born actor passed away at his family home in Christchurch on Saturday morning, according to Stuff.co.nz.
His friend Roberto Nascimento told the website Innes had been suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease prior to his death.
He said: “I think he always fought to the end…
“The doctor could tell he was getting tired, his breathing was laborious, and he did not want to end up in hospital.
“When he passed, he was surrounded by family, he was in his mother’s arms. She was there till the end and she is a very resilient woman.”
He is said to have asked for some of his ashes to be sent to Perth and Darwinto be scattered near those of late wife, Aboriginal actor Jedda Cole.
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