Sian Blake

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Sian Blake
Born
Sian Samantha Blake

13 September 1972
Died14 or 15 December 2015 (aged 44)
Erith, London, England, UK
Body discovered5 January 2016
NationalityBritish
Other namesSyan Blake
OccupationActress
Years active1994–2009, 2015
Known forFrankie Pierre in EastEnders
Height5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)
Partner(s)Arthur Simpson-Kent
Children2

Sian Samantha Blake (13 September 1972 – 14 or 15 December 2015), also known as Syan Blake, was a British actress. She was best known for playing Frankie Pierre on the television show EastEnders, appearing in 56 episodes between 1996 and 1997. She also appeared Casualty, The Bill and Skins. She voiced Yugiri in the 2015 video game Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn.

Blake was born in Walthamstow, London. She had two sons with her partner Arthur Simpson-Kent. She had motor neurone disease.

Blake, aged 43, went missing in December 2015 with her sons.[1] Their dead bodies were found on 5 January 2016 in Erith, London. They all died from head and neck injuries.[2] In February 2016, Simpson-Kent was charged with three counts of murder and was remanded in custody.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fears grow for former EastEnders actor missing with two sons". The Guardian. Guardian Media Group. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  2. "EastEnders' Sian Blake and her children confirmed dead". BBC News. BBC. 7 January 2016. Retrieved 8 January 2016.

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