emmerdale tony audenshaw wife

Antony Audenshaw is an English actor, recognized for his role as Bob Hope on the popular ITV1 soap Emmerdale, which he has played since 2000.

In 1996, prior to bagging his permanent role, he arrived in the village as a character called Acky, appearing for six episodes.

Acky was a security guard at Frank Tate’s quarry and appeared in scenes at The Woolpack. He also was seen hitting Betty Eagleton with a stick and knocking her out.

In 2010, he broke the Guinness World Record for the fastest time set by a runner dressed as a baby, when he finished the London Marathon in 3 hours and 13 minutes.

According to reports, Emmerdale actor Audenshaw’s wife Ruth died in April 2017 after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer two years earlier.

Following her diagnosis, Ruth Audenshaw, a cognitive behaviour therapist for the NHS, went to Germany for pioneering surgery, but the cancer had spread to her liver.

On March 26, 2022, the famous actor Tony Audenshaw, raised £4,100 for Pancreatic Cancer UK.

The actor, who appeared on Saturday night's episode of Celebrity Catchphrase, sadly lost his wife Ruth to pancreatic cancer in 2017.