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Anna Karen leaves over £400,000 to EastEnders co-star after her death in tragic house fire
EastEnders, has left the majority of her fortune to Sophie Lawrence, it has been claimed.Sophie, 50, played Diane Butcher in the BBC soap and was a regular from 1988 to 1991.The late star – whose real name was Ann Duggan – also appeared in EastEnders between 1996 and 2017, playing Aunt Sal, sister of Peggy Mitchell, played by Barbara Windsor.Her character, who was the aunt of Grant and Phil Mitchell, was usually seen turning up at family weddings and parties.Anna was also known for her role as Olive in the 70s comedy, On The Buses.In probate records obtained by MailOnline, Anna is said to have left £427,197, to her former co-star, adding she would receive 65 per cent of the late soap star's estate.Anna's will left a further fifth of the residuary of her estate to her stepdaughter Gloria Gill, the daughter of her actor husband Terry Duggan, who died in 2008.Another eighth was left to four other friends or relatives and the final 2.5 per cent was left to the Actors' Benevolent Fund.Earlier this year, Anna died in a house fire started by a cigarette, according to reports.Following her death, her family told the same publication: "We are absolutely horrified at the news about Anna."A spokesperson for London Fire Brigade confirmed the death in a statement released at the time.It read: "Sadly, a woman has died following a house fire on Windsor Road in Ilford."They added: "Part of the ground floor of a mid-terrace house was damaged by fire.Sadly a woman was pronounced dead at the scene.The Brigade was called at 2240 and the fire was under control by 2338.Three fire engines and around 20 firefighters from Ilford and Barking fire stations attended the incident.The cause of the fire is under investigation."Jayne Mansfield stuns in
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EastEnders Mitchell brothers off-screen - feud rumours to Steve McFadden revelation
EastEnders icon Ross Kemp recently made a cameo in the BBC soap, after his character Grant Mitchell rang old flame Sharon Watts.The actor, who turns 58 years old today (July 21, 2022) rose to fame on EastEnders in 1990 as the tough-talking Grant, alongside on-screen brother Steve McFadden, who plays Phil Mitchell.Grant's recent call angered Phil, which does not come as a surprise after the two brothers had previously confronted one another on Albert Square throughout the years.READ NEXT: Forgotten TV icon transformations - Lovejoy actor, The Good Life star and Bread hunkHowever off-screen, Ross has also made a number of revelations about his friendship with Steve, after speculations that there was feud between the two.Here, Daily Star takes a closer look at Ross and Steve's friendship away from EastEnders.Ross Kemp and Steve McFadden's characters Grant and Phil Mitchell often came to blows on Albert Square - particularly during the storyline known as "Sharongate".In 1994, EastEnders fans were left on their edge of their seats after it was revealed that Sharon Watts was having an affair with her brother in law Phil.Watched by more than 25million viewers, it has since gone down in history as one of the soap's most iconic episodes.Ross left the soap 12 years later in 2006, and since then, fans have speculated whether the Mitchell brother actors had come to blows off-screen too.Many fans began to speculate whether there was a real life feud between the two actors, after the two seemingly appeared to be in different rooms from one another at events and were rarely photographed together away from the square.However, Ross recently shut down these claims when speaking about his return to EastEnders in 2016, telling The Mirror: