BBC star Maddy Anholt has died from a rare brain cancer at the age of 35, just after welcoming her daughter – below is her wiki.
Anholt’s demise was announced on Thursday, September 14th 2023.
She had been diagnosed with the disease just after giving birth.
Throughout her career, Anholt starred in several BBC ITV and Channel 4 sitcoms and was a regular guest on This Morning.
May she rest in peace.
In this article, we present Maddy Anholt’s profile and wiki.
Maddy Anholt wiki
Maddy Anholt is an author, speaker, actor and Ambassador for Women’s Aid.
Her debut book, How to Leave Your Psychopath was published by Bluebird, Pan Macmillan in February 2022.
As an actor, she’s appeared in sitcoms for BBC Three, BBC One, ITV and Channel 4.
Anholt’s had four sell-out solo comedies and written and starred in her own comedy for BBC Radio 4.
She has been a speaker for over a decade and was a panellist for The Guardian for International Women’s Day, for Facebook and AllBright and regularly hosted masterclasses and webinars.
Maddy Anholt died from a rare brain cancer in September 2023, months after giving birth to her daughter.
“It is with profound sorrow that we announce the death of Maddy Anholt, our beloved daughter, sister, twin, friend, wife and mother, who left this world on Wednesday 13 September, aged 35,” her family said in a statement.
“You may know that shortly after the birth of her incredible daughter Opal last year, Maddy was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of brain cancer.
“She handled the ensuing surgery and treatment with astonishing grace and courage, accompanied every step of the way by her family and devoted husband, Ben.
“She spent her final weeks at her parents’ home, bathed in love and calm, and with the sounds of nature all around.” the statement added.
Husband and Children
Maddy Anholt husband was Ben Anholt. They had a daughter together, born last year.
Maddy Anholt Gofundme
A gofundme has been opened on behalf of Maddy Anholt to raise money for her daughter.
“In her short life, Maddy accomplished so much. She was a marathon-runner, author, speaker, actor and Ambassador for Women’s Aid.
“Her debut book was published in 2022 and her first fiction will be published soon. As an actor, she appeared in sitcoms for the BBC, ITV and Channel 4, while as a speaker she led numerous masterclasses, including for the Guardian,” the Gofundme page read.
“We are overwhelmed with gratitude to the many friends who have upheld us with their love and prayers during this difficult time, as well as the countless nurses, doctors and the NHS as a whole, who treated her with unfailing dignity and compassion.
“In particular we would like to thank the magnificent team at Seaton Hospice at Home, who are the embodiment of empathy, professionalism and love.
“We ask you not to send flowers but if you feel moved to make a small donation, this fundraiser has been set up to provide for Maddy’s one-year-old daughter, Opal,”
The family asked that in lieu of a donation, well wishers can donate to Anholt’s favourite charity.
“Alternatively, you might consider a contribution to Maddy’s favourite charity, Women’s Aid. Maddy was a powerful advocate for women’s rights and on publication of her debut book, she was invited to become an Ambassador for Women’s Aid, which she carried out with characteristic energy and humour: www.womensaid.org.uk/give” the Maddy Anholt Gofundme concludes.
Maddy Anholt Instagram
Maddy Anholt was on Instagram @maddyanholt
She had just about 6,000 followers.
Maddy had a twin brother, Tom Anholt who is also on Instagram @tomanholt
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