atvBritish actor Ian Carmichael, star of films such as I’m All Right Jack and Brothers in Law, has passed away at the age of 89 his wife has announced. The actor had fallen ill over the Christmas and New Year period.

British actor Ian Carmichael, star of films such as I’m All Right Jack and Brothers in Law, has passed away at the age of 89 his wife has announced. The actor had fallen ill over the Christmas and New Year period. The actor had starred in numerous films and television programmes from the 1950s onwards clocking up appearances in films such as Private’s Progress and Brothers in Law. On television he’ll be remembered for a variety of roles such as Bertie Wooster in the BBC drama The World of Wooster and Lord Peter Wimsey in the BBC adaptations of the novels by Dorothy L Sayers – the adaptations were spoofed in the mid 1970s series ATV Carry On Laughing in three episodes starring Jack Douglas and Kenneth Connor. The actor’s more recent work on television include the BBC produced period drama Wives and Daughters in the 1990s and Heartbeat spin-off, The Royal, more recently. In 2003 he was appointed an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

 

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