Keith Dinicol passed away last year. He played Arthur on the television show Chesapeake Shores. Season 6 was when he was supposed to show up.
The Hallmark Channel show will now have a different plot because Dinicol died too soon. In the series, his character, Arthur, falls more and more in love. Dinicol’s death means Arthur and Nell’s budding relationship will end in a different way now.
When fans found out their favorite character had passed away, they shared their deepest condolences on social media.
Dinicol’s son Sam took to Facebook to confirm the sad news of his father’s passing. He had written a long obituary for his father.
Sam wrote: “On Thursday my dad passed away from a stroke. All of a sudden he is gone. Although we are shocked and sad right now, I can find a few words to tell you how much Keith Dinicol was a good man.
Dinicol was happy to be a husband and a father. In 1996, he married Emma Dinicol.
Sam Dinicol, one of three children Keith and his wife Emma raised in Stratford for 29 seasons while working with the Festival, posted on Facebook that Keith died suddenly last week of a stroke.
Joe Dinicol, his other son, did what he did. Joe is known for his recurring role on the fifth season of Arrow as Rory Regan, aka Ragman. Scott Pilgrim vs the World, Diary of the Dead and The Virgin Suicides are some of the other films in which he played significant roles.
Keith also has a daughter named Sophie. John and Caroline Neville, who are her in-laws, were close to Sophie.
How did Keith Dinicol live? Arthur of Chesapeake Shores on Wikipedia
Keith Dinicol was a Canadian actor with a long career. He was born in Kamloops, British Columbia on August 12, 1952.
Dinicol was a very important part of the Stratford Festival acting company. He started out as a stage actor at the National Theater, where he played a wide range of roles, from serious to funny.
At the Stratford Festival, he took on over 100 different roles. Some of his most famous roles are Pisthetairos in “The Birds”, “Cool” in “London Assurance”, “Dromios” in “The Comedy of Errors”, “Sir Benjamin Backbite” in “The School for Scandal”, etc. .
The passionate actor began his career when he was still young. He’s been in movies like The Taming of the Shrew, Jesus Henry Christ and The Comedy of Errors.
Fans react to Keith Dinicol’s sudden death
When fans learned that their favorite character, Keith Dinicol, had passed away, they shared their deepest condolences on social media.
Antoni Cimolino, artistic director of the Stratford Festival, said: “Although he played a wide range of roles in drama and tragedy, his generous, positive and lively personality made him a natural and talented comedian.”
“Just as he made all of his colleagues happy to work with him, he made a lot of people laugh and smile on his shows.”
Mark Jordan Legan, a TV fan and writer, tweeted: “So sad to hear of the sudden death of Keith Dinicol. I was able to work with him and write for him on CHESAPEAKE SHORES last season. He was handsome, kind and talented. Keith, may you rest in peace.
Similarly, Chesapeake Shores writer Phoef Sutton said, “I am heartbroken to learn that Keith Dinicol, who played Arthur Driscoll on CHESAPEAKE SHORES, has passed away. It was a pleasure to work with him. Remember that every day is a gift. We will miss you.’