Thomas Markle is seen for the first time since suffering stroke

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Meghan Markle’s father Thomas spent five days in hospital after suffering a stroke in May

Meghan Markle’s father thanked the British public on his first television appearance after suffering a stroke.

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Thomas, 77, made his first public appearance on GB News on Monday night (1 August) since his ill health.

In an interview with his son Thomas Markle Jr. on The Dan Wotton Show, Mr. Markle was seen holding up a whiteboard with a message for the show.

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The whiteboard sign read: “Hi Dan, thank you and the British people for their best wishes and goodwill”.

The US actress’ father lost his ability to speak after suffering a stroke in May and spending five days in hospital.

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Thomas Merkle

Retired cameraman

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Thomas Markle is the father of the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle.

He is a retired television lighting director and cinematographer.

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During his career he has received a Chicago/Midwest Emmy Award and two Daytime Emmy Awards.

  • Age: 77
  • Born: July 18, 1944
  • Lives: Rosarito, Mexico
  • Partner: none
  • Children: three
  • Assets: 2 million dollars

After being discharged from hospital following his stroke, Thomas Markle said: “I am very grateful and I know how lucky I am to be alive.

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“I want to thank everyone, especially the wonderful doctors and nurses who saved my life. they are angels

“I was deeply moved by the loving messages I received from around the world. People were so nice. I can’t speak right now but I’m working hard and will thank people properly when I can.”

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Prince Harry is married to Meghan Markle, daughter of Thomas Markle

The Duke of Sussex is Thomas Markle’s son-in-law and is married to Meghan, Duchess of Sussex.

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Prince Harry is the Queen’s grandson and the son of Prince Phillip and Lady Diana.

Harry has one brother, Prince William, who is the next heir to the British throne after his father, Prince Phillip.

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Maurice Bernard is one of the main characters of the television series General Hospital.

Bernard has worked alongside Markle on the program that earned Thomas his Daytime Emmy Award.

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Maurice Bernard has starred in the ABC soap opera since 1993.

Dan Wotton is a program presenter on GB News and has spoken frequently about the Markles on his programme.

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Wotton has interviewed Thomas Markle numerous times about his relationship with his daughter.

Personal life

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Doria Ragland is Meghan Markle’s mother and Thomas Markle’s ex-wife

Roslyn Markle is Thomas Markle’s first ex-wife.

The couple were married between 1964 and 1975 and have two children together, Samatha and Thomas.

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Roslyn has publicly spoken out against her ex-husband, accusing him of cheating, drug use and neglect.

Doria is Thomas Markle’s second ex-wife.

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The couple were married between 1979 and 1987 and have one daughter, Meghan Markle.

Ragland is a social worker and former makeup artist and yoga teacher.

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