Actor Who Played Gilbert Blythe in Anne of Green Gables Has Died

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Jonathan Crombie—best known as Gilbert Blythe from the Anne of Green Gables series—has died. The forty-eight-year-old actor suffered a brain hemorrhage and passed away on Wednesday. A very sad day for all Anne enthusiasts; console yourself by watching the 1984 mini-series (again, for the 40th time), calling your bosom friend, and getting drunk on currant wine [Us Weekly]

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DISCUSSION

Mainelybooks

I am NEVER going to get over Crombie’s death, and my eternal love for Gilbert Blythe. I mean, frig, my wedding was loosely AoGG themed, because my husband and I started off just like Anne and Gilbert. We hated each other.

*sigh*