‘Glee’ star Mark Salling dies aged 35

Mark Salling

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It has been confirmed that former star, has died at the age of 35.

News of Salling’s passing started doing the rounds earlier today following an initial report from outlet, TMZ.com. At the moment, the cause of Salling’s death has not actually been confirmed.

In statement released to TVLine today, Mark’s lawyer has reportedly confirmed that Mark has indeed passed away early this morning.

“I can confirm that Mark Calling passed away early this morning. Mark was a gentle and loving person, a person of great creativity, who was doing the best to atone for some serious mistakes and errors of judgement.

“He is survived by his mother and father, and his brother. The Selling family appreciates the support they have been receiving and asks for their privacy to be respected”.

The past few years have certainly been rocky for . The star pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography, in December 2017. Salling was due for sentencing on March 7, in which US media reported that he could have been expecting to spend between four and seven years in prison for the offence.

Whilst there may be speculation regarding Salling’s cause of death, it’s worth noting that nothing has been confirmed through Salling’s official channels or reps.

Many will remember Salling for his role on his TV show, , in which he played the role of Noah ‘Puck’ Puckerman. He was one of the central characters in the TV series right up until the end of season 4, in which a number of characters stepped down from series regulars to guest starring roles. aired for six seasons on FOX.


Nick is an Editor at imediamonkey®, originally joining the team in 2012. He's a lover of all things Reality TV and Music, so you'll probably find him obsessing over Celebrity Big Brother and Beyoncé.

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