The ‘Teletubbies’ Actor Behind Tinky-Winky Has Died At Age 52


Some sad news has emerged relating back to a favorite childhood television show for many growing up in the late ’90s. Teletubbies actor Simon Shelton Barnes has died at the age of 52, per The Independent. Reportedly, the Tinky-Winky portrayer, who was the father of three children, died shortly after his 52nd birthday on January 17, 2018. Barnes’ family, Teletubbies (line producer: Mary Pyke) co-stars, and fans of the show have all spoken out about his unfortunate passing. More