Updated - Veteran actor Lino Grech passes away

Funeral on Wednesday

The drama sector is in mourning today following the passing away of veteran actor and director Lino Grech. He was 83.

Grech was among Malta’s longest-serving stage names, with many remembering him in the TV drama f’Bahar Wiehed where be partnered the late Gemma Portelli, although his work was very varied.

The Parliamentary Secretary for Culture, Jose' Herrera, saluted Mr Grech as one of the giants of the Maltese drama scene who had given a lot to Malta.

Condolences were also expressed by the PL and the PN.”

Mr Grech leaves to mourn his loss his wife Frances and their children Joseph, Godwin and Eric.

Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday at 9.30 a.m. at  Sacro Cuor parish church, Sliema, followed by interment at the Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery.


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