Roger Lloyd-Pack dies aged 69
- Bang Showbiz
- 16 January 2014
'Only Fools and Horses' actor Roger Lloyd-Pack has died aged 69 after suffering from pancreatic cancer, his agent has confirmed
Roger Lloyd-Pack has died aged 69.
The 'Only Fools and Horses' actor - best known for playing Trigger in the BBC sitcom - passed away last night (15.01.14) after suffering from pancreatic cancer, his agent has confirmed.
Upon hearing the news several stars took to Twitter to pay tributes to the fantastic actor, including his friend and fellow actor Clive Merrison.
He wrote: "The great and inimitable Roger Lloyd Pack died last night,Safe journey my friend.(sic)"
'Gavin and Stacey' star James Corden also paid his respects to the late great actor on the social networking site.
He tweeted: "So sad to hear about the passing on Roger Lloyd Pack. What an incredible actor and person. May he rest in peace. (sic)"
Simon Pegg wrote: "Sad news about the passing of actor Roger Lloyd-Pack (Trigger to most folk) (sic)"
Danniella Westbrook tweeted: "Roger Lloyd Pack RIP .. Fantastic actor , a true comedy legend x #Rip (sic)"
Roger starred in several sitcoms, including the role of foul-mouthed farmer Owen Newitt in 'The Vicar of Dibley' and he also appeared in two episodes of 'Doctor Who' in 2005.
Roger, who was born in north London on February 8, 1944, also played several more serious parts including appearing as Barty Crouch in 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire', and he was in 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' alongside Gary Oldman in 2011.