Manchester City actor Joe Vandra has tragically passed away. According to a statement shared by Jaide Louise Cain on Facebook on Sunday, January 16, 2022, the actor’s life was taken. “Life is so precious that we often take it for granted. What a beautiful soul to be taken. Rest in peace, Joe Vandera.”
According to his mandy.com profile, he said he started his career with the MaD Theatre Company, performing at various theatres, schools and festivals in Manchester, giving him extensive theatre experience. He progressed through the company, becoming not only one of their most well-known actors, but also trained as a studio head for theatrical studios and co-directed productions with children and young adults.
His theatrical repertoire consisted of a variety of roles, both comedy and serious, with one performance called “Gin and Chronic Arthritis” described as “outstanding” and “impeccable” by Stroke of the Novel, which is part of the Manchester Fringe Festival. July 2012. This led to the publication of a book on acting in 2013.
Sophie Doherty said in a Facebook post: “Can’t believe I’m writing this. Thank you for the most wonderful memories, there are too many to list but when my dad found you on TV I smile at the memory of your panic while watching Manchester United and running through a thunderstorm we’ll spend the salt and pepper chicken we bought together (even though it’s soggy we still eat it). You’re really like how I grew up Brothers, I’ll be playing Dizzy Rascal’s “Holiday,” after all, it’s our favorite at family gatherings. Going too fast. Rest in peace, Joe Wandera