His career expands fifty years and will be remembered for his roles in the The Italian Job and in the classic sitcom Faulty Towers. Friend and former Ballykissangel co-star Niall Toibin released a statement saying:
”He was a hilarious man. He had an outlook on life that was slightly skewed and made you laugh all the time.”
He had passed away in hospital, following a brief illness, married to actress Laurie Morton, to whom he lived in Goatstown with.