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Simon Shelton

13 January 1966 to 17 January 2018

A British actor best known for his role on Teletubbies (1998-2001), Shelton took over the role of the purple Teletubby, Tinky Winky, a year into the show’s run. He was a trained ballet dancer and choreographer and his other credits included the role of The Dark Knight on Incredible Games (1994).

Read Simon Shelton's Variety obituary here.