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Comedy Actor Eric Sykes Is Dead At 89

Eric Sykes

Eric Sykes, one of the great comedy actors from the golden era of British television comedy has died at the age of 89.

Eric delighted millions with his comedy genius, acting into his 80’s, with one of his final appearances being the portrayal of a Muggle in Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire. You might also have seen him starring alongside Nicole Kidman in “The Others”.

You can learn more about Eric Sykes in this obituary from The Daily Telegraph, there is no point my repeating details here, but if you would like to experience some of the comic genius of this great man, take a look at this short film from 1979 entitled “The Plank” where his visual comedy helped to make this a classic piece of British Comedy.

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