Chris Achilleos Death – Obituary, Cause of Sudden Death True?

By | December 31, 2021

Are Rumors Behind Chris Achilleos’ Cause of Sudden Death True?

Many condolences have been shared due to the artist’s passing on December 9, 2021. Stay a little longer to learn more about him to see if he really passed away and if so, what was Chris Achilleos’ cause of death related to?

We learned the tragic news from a tweet by Dr. Arnold T Blumberg, writing: “RIP and farewell to Chris Achilleos, an artist who helped to make the experience of discovering the vast universe of #DoctorWho via the Target novels so exciting and memorable.”

DWAS ONLINE announced as well: “It is with enormous sadness we have learned of the sudden passing of legendary artist Chris Achilleos. Christos was a great friend of Society and will be missed by so many. We offer our deepest sympathy and condolences to Tasha, his family, and all his friends.”

According to his website, Mr. Achilléos was a Greek Cypriot-born British who was a well-known and talented illustrator, painter, and movie conceptual artist.

He grew up in a rural village near the town of Famagusta in Cyprus, but after Chris’s father passed away in the late fifties, he moved to London with his mother moved along with her four children.

In 1966, he left school, although as he wanted to become a professional artist, he planned to attend the Hornsey College of Art. He studied technical illustration there as well as learning about various drawing disciplines, airbrushing, and perspective.