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 Posted:   Jan 16, 2014 - 8:23 AM   
 By:   Guy   (Member)

For those who grew up with Only Fools and Horses, he was Trigger.

A great actor at home on the stage, or the TV.

Thanks for the laughs and respects to his family.



http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-25762006

 
 Posted:   Jan 16, 2014 - 11:01 AM   
 By:   Mike_J   (Member)

He was so good as Trigger and also as Owen in The Vicar of Dibley.

RIP

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 16, 2014 - 3:07 PM   
 By:   Broughtfan   (Member)

Thanks for all the great entertainment, Mr. Pack. The OFAH episode where Trigg explains how he received a medal for saving the town of Peckham money (for using the same broom in his work for twenty years) is a favorite television viewing moment.


No, Dave. It's just, 'look after your broom.'

 
 Posted:   Jan 16, 2014 - 5:52 PM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

What a shitty year it's turning out to be already.

I adored Roger Lloyd pack in THE VICAR OF DIBLEY but *especially* in THE OLD GUYS, which is my favorite sitcom ever.

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 17, 2014 - 4:10 AM   
 By:   Tall Guy   (Member)

Never really a fan of any of the sitcoms he was in, but my kids know him as Barty Crouch senior (David Tennant's old man) in Harry Potter. And he gave the world Emily L-P as well. Pancreatic cancer, damn it.

 
 Posted:   Jan 17, 2014 - 4:23 AM   
 By:   Thomas   (Member)

I'd forgotten all about Emily, to be honest. I had quite the hots for her back in the day, especially when she was in 'Wish You Were Here'wink Seems she has had a rough time of it in recent years, unfortunately...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-1169075/My-20-years-mental-torment-dreams-making-comeback-Wish-You-Were-Here-starlet-Emily-Lloyd.html





 
 Posted:   Jan 17, 2014 - 5:41 AM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

Del Boy gets the huge laugh in this scene, but I was always highly impressed with Trigger's "Buddy Love"-style blue suit!

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 17, 2014 - 11:20 AM   
 By:   BillCarson   (Member)

The broom line is quality, and the one about two decades.

My personal fave was when del is getting back loads of dodgy video players coz they dont work. marlenes husband says "del those bloody video machines - 50 quid but you need an electrician from NASA to make them work!!

Trig pipes up: "Video players?? 50 quid?? I'll have one. "

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 17, 2014 - 12:14 PM   
 By:   Disco Stu   (Member)

Don't like "Vicar of Dibly", women's idea of humor is a terrible thing to endure. He was hysterical in "Only fools and horses" though.

A sign of him being a good actor, is the fact that besides being a very convincing idiot in "Only fools and horses", he played "Ramos" in "The professionals", a seriously very dangerous and really creepy hitman/ terrorist for hire who could have stood his man in any Bond film.

Both David Jason and Roger Lloyd Pack are of a small group of actors who can play different characters in a totally believeable way and totally different from each other. They are not their most character in merely a different coat, or "famous actor" who was character A now being famous actor as character B, they really are different in persona. I know of very few who have that ability.

D.S.

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 17, 2014 - 12:59 PM   
 By:   Timmer   (Member)

A sad loss. The man gave me more than a few chuckles.

 
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