Who is Denise Mitchell?
Denise Mitchell is widely known as the wife of actor and bodybuilder Mike Mitchell, who starred in ‘Gladiator’ and ‘Braveheart’, now has died at the age of 65, as reported on Saturday, July 24.
A rep for Mitchell confirmed the news, saying that he died on Friday, July 23 while he was on a boat in Turkey. Mitchell’s family said his death was due to natural causes and later confirmed that he died of a heart attack.
The unfortunate death news was confirmed by his representative.
How old is Denise Mitchell?
Denise Mitchell is believed to be in her 50s.
Mike Mitchell Wife
In a statement, Mitchell’s rep remembered him as an actor, friend, and “honest person.”
The rep said in a statement: “It was very hard to believe … The sudden death of an international actor we managed, an honest person, a real actor, a true friend, my dear friend, has saddened us deeply.”
“I’ve always been honored to be your manager. “I wish patience to you wife, dear Denise Mitchell, and your children. Getting to know you and gaining your friendship is invaluable. Sleep in the lights. RIP…”
He is survived by his wife Denise and children.
Mike Mitchell Gladiator Star
Mitchell started his career as a bodybuilder, winning Mr. Universe just like iconic actor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
He also won 5 Masters Mr. World titles and was given the Living Legend Award by the World Fitness Federation.
Aside from ‘Braveheart’ and ‘Gladiator’, he also appeared in various films including ‘Life on the Line’ and ‘One Day Removals’. It was reported that Mitchell suffered a heart attack in 2006 after winning his fifth WFF title.
He was also a skipper who enjoyed taking guests to sea on a boat that he owned.
Mike Mitchell Cause of Death
“It was very hard to believe…The sudden death of an international actor we managed, an honest person, a real actor, a true friend, my dear friend, has saddened us deeply. I’ve always been honored to be your manager. “
The representative also forwarded condolences to Mike’s wife, Denise Mitchell:
“I wish patience to you wife, dear Denise Mitchell, and your children. Getting to know you and gaining your friendship is invaluable. Sleep in the lights. RIP!”
In 2006, Mike Mitchell reportedly suffered a major cardiac arrest following his fifth World Fitness record.
He was living with his wife and was present on his boat in Turkey at the time of his death.
Mike Mitchell Obituary
He earned several accolades with the World Fitness Federation (WFF), including five Mr. World titles, two Mr. Universe titles and three Mr. Scotland titles. Mike Mitchell’s prominent career in the film industry began in 1994.
Due to his noticeable physical appearance and strong appeal, he bagged roles in legendary films like “Gladiator,” “Braveheart,” “City of Hell,” “The Planet,” “Life on the Line” and “One Day Removals” among others.
Following his 2006 heart attack, Mitchell focused more on his acting career. He went on to take up roles in films like “Zombie Massacre,” “Pearls of Africa,” “Dilip’s Castle” and “Legend of the Red Reaper.”
Before his death, he worked on two films, “Blood Island” and “The Tales of Ravana” before his passing.