Vale: Roger Lloyd-Pack

2014-01-17_0216British character actor Roger Lloyd-Pack, best known for Only Fools and Horses and The Vicar of Dibley, has died, aged 69.

Lloyd-Pack had pancreatic cancer and had died at home surrounded by his family.

Sir David Jason, who starred alongside him in Only Fools and Horses said, “I was very saddened to hear of Roger’s passing. He was a very quiet, kind and unassuming actor who was a pleasure to work with.

“Although he played the simple soul of Trigger in Only Fools And Horses, he was a very intelligent man and a very fine actor capable of many roles. I shall remember him with fondness and for all the good times we had together.”

Lloyd-Pack, who also starred in the Vicar of Dibley as Owen Newitt,

He was also a regular in Hammer horror films and dozens of films and TV shows including Doctor Who and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Shane Allen, the BBC’s controller of comedy commissioning, said: “The nation bids a fond and sad farewell to one of the most popular television sitcom actors of his generation.

“Roger Lloyd-Pack enjoyed a long and successful career which spanned everything from the hugely iconic Trigger to roles in Shakespeare at The Globe.

“He will be greatly missed and his work will live on for many years to come. Our thoughts are with his loved ones.”

Source: Telegraph

10 Comments:

  1. Russell Johnson,the Professor from Gilligans Island and Dave Madden,best known as Reuben Kincaid from The Partridge Family have also died.

    They say celebs die in 3.Guess it’s true.

  2. Trigger: “If it’s a girl they’re calling her Sigourney after an actress, and if it’s a boy they’re naming him Rodney after Dave.”…..RIP Roger

  3. I loved the role he played in The Old Guys with Clive Swift (Mrs Bucket’s husband in Keeping up Appearances)
    Enjoyed what I saw of his work…another sad loss..

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