Renowned Australian actor, Dieter Brummer, has died at a house in Sydney on Saturday.

Before his death, Brummer, 45, was best known for his role as Shane Parrish on TV soap Home And Away between 1992 and 1996.

According to BBC, Brummer was found dead at a house in Sydney on Saturday by New South Wales police responding to a welfare call.

While the cause of his death has not been clearly stated, the force said his death is not being treated as suspicious.

In reaction to the sudden death, Brummer’s family in a statement on Monday said:

 “We lost our handsome, talented, funny, complicated and beloved Dieter.

“He has left a massive hole in our lives and our world will never be the same” it added.

“Our thoughts go out to all of you who knew him, loved him, or worked with him over the years.”