English actress, scriptwriter, and director Kay Mellor has passed away at the age of 71.
Who Was Kay Mellor?
Kay Mellor was an English actress, scriptwriter, and director. She was famous for her work on TV shows like ITV British drama Fat Friends, as well as co-creating the CITV’s British children’s drama Children’s Ward.
As a writer, she started working for Granada Television in the 1980s and wrote for the soap show Coronation Street. In the year 1989, Mellor also wrote several episodes for the Channel 4 soap Brookside.
She wrote for the anthology drama series Dramarama before co-creating the long-running children’s show Children’s Ward with her Coronation Street colleague Paul Abbott in 1988.
The series won Best Children’s Drama in the 1997 BAFTA Awards. She also co-created the soap opera Families, which ran from 1990 until 1993, and wrote and starred in three series of the family show Just Us (1990-1994).
She wrote for the television drama serials including Band of Gold (1995); Playing the Field (1998) for BBC One; Fat Friends (2000); Between the Sheets (2003) and Strictly Confidential (2006) for ITV.
Kay Mellor Cause Of Death
The English actress, scriptwriter, and director, who was born on May 11, 1951, in Leeds, United Kingdom, died on May 15, 2022, at the age of 71.
However, the cause of her death is yet to be revealed.