Roger Lloyd-Pack, the British actor best known for his role in classic sitcom Only Fools And Horses, has died. He passed away at home on Wednesday night, suffering from pancreatic cancer, his agent told the UK press. He was 69. Lloyd-Pack played the slow-witted road sweeper Colin “Trigger” Ball on long-running BBC One sitcom Only Fools And Horses. He also played farmer Owen Newitt in the Richard Curtis-created BBC series The Vicar Of Dibley. The actor’s feature career included turns in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire, in which he took on the part of Bartemius “Barty” Crouch, Sr, the head of the Department of Magical Law Enforcement. Born in North London in 1944, Lloyd was the son of Charles Lloyd-Pack who appeared in several Hammer horror films. He was also the father of actress Emily Lloyd. Lloyd-Pack studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and later appeared in episodes of The Avengers and other series. His bigscreen debut was in 1968′s The Magus which starred Michael Caine, Anthony Quinn and Candice Bergen. In 1981, Lloyd-Pack was cast in his break-out role in Only Fools And Horses. He also did guest shots on The Bill, Poirot, Doctor Who and The Borgias among many other series. In 2012 and 2013, he returned to the stage appearing in productions of Richard III and Twelfth Night.
By THE DEADLINE TEAM | Thursday January 16, 2014 @ 5:24am PSTTags: Harry Potter, R.I.P., Roger Lloyd-Pack
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