Former Home And Away star Johnny Ruffo dies aged 35

Former Home And Away star Johnny Ruffo has died aged 35, six years after being diagnosed with brain cancer, it has been announced.

The Australian actor and singer died “surrounded by his partner Tahnee and family”.

In August 2017, Ruffo announced that he had been diagnosed with brain cancer and was starting “aggressive treatment”.

“It is with a heavy heart that today we had to farewell our beloved Johnny,” a statement on his official Instagram said.

“He was a very talented, charming and sometimes cheeky boy.

“Johnny was very determined and had a strong will. He battled all the way to the end and fought as hard as he could. Such a beautiful soul with so much more to give.

“We all love you Johnny and will remember you for all the joy you brought to our lives. Rest easy.”

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