Artist and entertainer Darius Campbell Danesh, who rose to acclaim on ITV ability shows Popstars and Pop Idol twenty years prior, has kicked the bucket at 41 years old.
The Scot came third on Pop Idol behind Will Young and Gareth Gates in 2002.
He arrived at number one in the UK soon thereafter with Colourblind, while his collection Dive In arrived at the main 10.
After his outline leap forward, he proceeded to turn into a West End star, showing up in musicals like Chicago and the Olivier Award-winning Guys and Dolls.
He was found dead in his US condo room, his family declared on Tuesday.
“It is with extraordinary bitterness that we declare the death of Darius Campbell Danesh,” they said in an explanation. “Darius was found lethargic in bed in his condo room in Rochester, Minnesota, on August 11 and was articulated dead in the early evening by the nearby clinical analysts’ office.
“The neighborhood police division have affirmed that there were no indications of purpose or dubious conditions. The reason for his abrupt passing is obscure at this stage while clinical assessments proceed.
“We ask that you mercifully regard our desires for security right now while we find some peace with the unfortunate loss of our child and sibling.”
Recognitions were paid by fans and famous people including artist turned-moderator Rylan Clark, who himself tracked down popularity on X Factor.
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Campbell Danesh was brought into the world in Glasgow in 1980 to a Scottish mother and an Iranian dad, and read English Literature and Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh.
In any case, he put his focus on fame and first stood out on Popstars, the earth shattering 2001 ability show, with his dramatic front of Britney Spears’ Baby One More Time.
Sometime thereafter, he reemerged on follow-up Pop Idol less the braid and facial hair, and with another disposition that took him to the last three. The last was watched by in excess of 13 million individuals.
Subsequent to dazzling on that show, he diverted down a record bargain from judge Simon Cowell to work with maker Steve Lillywhite, who teamed up with him on Colourblind.
Campbell Danesh proceeded to appreciate four more UK top 10 singles over the course of the following three years – Rushes, Incredible (What I Meant To Say), Kinda Love and Live Twice.
He then, at that point, produced a fruitful stage vocation, showing up as Billy Flynn in two runs of Chicago, once guaranteeing he based his depiction of the conspiring legal counselor on Cowell.
“He’s the quintessential money manager and a magnificent fellow and there’s a ton of Simon Cowell in Billy Flynn as far as the manner in which he moves toward things, and I perceive that with regards to the person,” he said.
He acknowledged Cowell for convincing him to take on the job, inverse Ugly Betty star America Ferrera.
“I’m unquestionably thankful for the encounters I’ve had and every one of the valuable open doors that it opened up and to have the option to call Simon Cowell a companion and to have the option to eat with him.”
Pop icon to show star
Campbell Danesh likewise won the main series of ITV’s Popstar To Operastar – which saw eight pop artists train to perform undeniably popular show arias in 2010 – beating Bernie Nolan in the last.
The show saw him two part harmony with tenor Rolando Villazón on the melody The Impossible Dream and assisted him with handling his most memorable significant drama job, as the matador Escamillo in an oddball creation of Carmen at London’s O2 Arena, the very first show at the scene at that point.
In a meeting with Hello! magazine that very year, the star uncovered he had been in an auto collision in Spain, which had left him with a messed up neck.
In 2011, he wedded Canadian entertainer Natasha Henstridge, yet they separated from a couple of years after the fact.