Death of Neil Hope

November 25, 2007
Ontario | Age 35

"Degrassi" actor died 5 years ago
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The Associated Press

TORONTO (AP) — Actor Neil Hope, who starred as Derek "Wheels" Wheeler on the popular 1980s TV series "Degrassi Junior High" and had little contact with relatives and friends in his final years, died alone in an Ontario rooming house in 2007, his former fiance confirmed Friday.

Ex-fiance Christina Boulard said Hope's family spent years trying to track him down after hearing rumors of his passing several years ago, but only learned last month from police in...

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