R.I.P. Roger Lloyd-Pack (1944-2014)

British actor Roger Lloyd-Pack – best known for his role as the loveable dimwit Trigger in the classic British sitcom Only Fools and Horses – has passed away today aged 69 after losing his battle with pancreatic cancer.

Born in London in 1944, Lloyd-Pack trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art before enjoying his first TV appearance in 1965 with a bit part role in an episode of The Avengers. His first film role came in 1968′s The Magus, and he much spent the next decade guest starring in TV shows before getting his big break when he was cast as Trigger in Only Fools and Horses, a part he continued to play until the final episode in 2003.

As well as Only Fools and Horses, he would go on to feature in shows such as The Vicar of Dibley, Byker Grove, 2point4 children, Mr. Bean, The Bill, Agatha Christie’s Poirot, Doctor Who, The Old Guys and The Borgias, while he film roles included the likes of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Made in Dagenham and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.