"We have respected the privacy of the family by not saying anything until now, but our entire team is very emotional about his passing,"tweeted Stephen Stohn, president of Epitome Pictures, the production company in charge of the current Degrassi TV show.
"Neil and his character Wheels in the early Degrassi deeply touched many lives," Stohn added on Twitter.
Hope, was born on September 24, 1972, and played the troubled teen 'Wheels' on the popular 1980s drama. "It has been confirmed that Neil passed away Nov 25 2007,"posted Tracy Northrup Hope in Januaryon a fan page dedicated to the actor. moreless
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