Bernadette Hunt, a well-known television personality, died lately at the age of 59 after a lengthy fight with illness. Rick Jango, Hunt’s sister’s business associate, announced the news on Facebook, beginning by disclosing Hunt’s death and continuing:
“Most people will remember her as ‘Falcon’ from the hit television show ‘Gladiators.’ I had the pleasure of being in her company a few times, and I have to say she was one of the most lovely people I have ever met.”
He went on to say that Hunt never said anything negative to anyone and was well-known for stopping, speaking, and signing signatures. The message concluded by saying that she had been fighting cancer for several years and had now succumbed to it.
Fans pay homage to Gladiators actress Bernadette Hunt following her death from cancer On Twitter.
Hunt rose to prominence after appearing on the hit television program Gladiators. Several celebrities shared their condolences on social media, including her Gladiators co-star Kim Betts, who shared a few photos of the late actor and wrote:
Bernadette, known as ‘Falcon’ to her admirers, shined brightly on Gladiators between 1993 and 1999.”
Betts concluded by saying, “Hunt is gone, but he will never be forgotten.”
“Fly to the Angels, Bernie, and shine like the star you were, are, and will always be in our hearts. Sending love to the family and her children Adam and Angel.”
While word of Hunt’s death spread, Twitter was inundated with condolences from the general public. Take a look at some of these tweets:
It is with great sadness that we report that our beloved Falcon (Bernadette Hunt) died on the 14th of March at the age of 59 after battling cancer for a number of years. pic.twitter.com/3mlSgy2CIG
— Gladiators (@GladiatorsTV) March 31, 2023
RIP Bernadette Hunt whose death has been announced today
Bernadette starred as Falcon in the original version of sports combat game show Gladiators
She passed away after a brave battle with cancer on 14th March at the age of 59
Condolences to her family pic.twitter.com/3fSCNgn2pJ
— TVARK (@tvark) March 31, 2023
Bernadette Hunt was best recognized for her role in Gladiators.
Bernadette Hunt appeared on the second season of Gladiators, a sports amusement game show that was broadcast on ITV in 1993. In 1999, she left the program. Gladiators ran for 13 seasons and 133 programs between October 10, 1992, and January 1, 2000. It was subsequently modified in other nations and aired twice on Sky1 and the BBC. The first reboot broadcast was from May 11, 2008, to October 25, 2009. The second is set to debut in 2023.
Hunt enlisted at the London Contemporary Ballet School at the age of 18 with the intention of becoming a ballet performer but had to abandon her ambition due to a back injury. She ultimately became interested in weightlifting and, after leaving Gladiators, became a personal trainer. Hunt won Miss Natural Health in 1992 and went on to capture several other titles that year, including Miss Novice Britain, Miss London and Home Countries, and Miss South Britain.