A complete list of deaths in Hollyoaks, on-screen and off-screen. Hollyoaks is specially known for its very frequent deaths. Causes range from overdoses, crashes, falls and murders, There have been a total of 171 deaths on Hollyoaks; 132 on-screen deaths and 34 off-screen deaths. There have also been 12 fake deaths in the show, 4 historical deaths and 1 death that has been mentioned to have taken place (off-screen) prior to the show's first episode on 23rd October 1995. The totals also count deaths aired in late night specials and spin-offs.
A list of deaths seen on screen during an episode of Hollyoaks.
A list of characters revealed to have died, with the death not taking place during a scene of Hollyoaks. This could be because the character had resided elsewhere, or the death took place after the end of one episode and prior to the beginning of another.
A historical death is when a character is mentioned to be dead prior to the first appearance of any family members or any mention of the character.
|No.||Character||Cause Of Death||Date|
|Vinny||Car accident after being drugged by Danny Houston||31st October 2001|
|Eli||Suicide by hanging||25th October 2002|
A list of deaths which took place prior to the first episode on 23rd October 1995. These deaths have been revealed in storylines, prior to October 1995. Any death revealed in a flashback (such as Callum Alexander) is listed under either On-screen deaths or Off-screen deaths.
|Number||Character||Cause Of Death||Date|
|Sydney Royle||Stabbed by Fraser Black||27th November 1992|
A list of character deaths revealed to have been faked by the "victim". These range from being worded dead and returning to the Hollyoaks Village, or even a character receiving an on-screen death, and making a shock return.
|Number||Character||Cause Of "Death"||Date of "death"||Date of return|
|Rob Hawthorne||Fell off a boat off the coast of France, following a fight with Kurt Benson, and was presumed dead. However, a year later, Rob was revealed to be alive.||16th October 1998||13th September 1999|
|Dan Sanders||Dan fell down a ski slope during an argument with Sam Smallwood. The search team failed to find a body, however, Nikki Sullivan found Dan's belongings missing and concluded that he must have survived and left.||12th April 2000||13th April 2000|
|Scott Anderson||Set fire to The Loft whilst Darren Osborne captive inside. Darren pushed Scott down the stairs and left him to die, but was later revealed to have survived.||10th June 2004||c. January 2005|
|Clare Devine||Clare skids to avoid bikers and plummets over a quarry into water below and is presumed dead. Two days after her presumed death, Clare is revealed to have survived as she arrives in a first class departures lounge in an airport.||19th September 2007||21st September 2007|
|Jack Osborne||Faked his suicide so his family could claim his life insurance, using Eamon Fisher's identity.||18th July 2008||8th August 2008|
|Nige Foster||After being struck In the head by Calvin Valentine. It was thought that Calvin killed Nige and Warren Fox dispose of his body In fact It was reveled a few months later Warren was paying Nige to pretend to be dead||14th August 2008||21st January 2009|
|Warren Fox||Supposedly died in The Loft fire when the mirror fell on him. However, it was revealed in October 2010 that Warren was still alive. The episode airing on 1st December 2010 revealed the truth about how Warren survived the fire||29th May 2009||29th October 2010|
|Myra McQueen||Shot by Paul Browning but unknown to Paul, Myra was wearing a bullet proof vest and was working with Jim McGinn||3rd September 2013||5th September 2013|
|Mercedes McQueen||Stabbed by Grace Black, however this was later revealed in March 2015 to be a set up to get Freddie Roscoe sent to prison in revenge for Freddie killing Grace's father Fraser Black||20th November 2014||18th February 2015|
|Freddie Roscoe||Injected with potassium chloride by Lindsey Butterfield. She and her sister Kim Butterfield put him in Trevor Royle's car boot when Trevor is pulled over by the police, Freddie is found alive and put into witness protection.||22nd October 2015||23rd October 2015|
|Nico Blake||Fire caused by Cameron Campbell, two years later, Nico was revealed to be alive||2nd November 2016||15th May 2018|
|Sienna Blake||Stabbed by Nico Blake, but she was later revealed to be alive and in witness protection.||16th May 2018||21st May 2018|