‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ Actor David Kelly(Grandpa Joe) Dead At The Age Of EightyTwo!

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ Irish actor David Kelly, has passed away he was eighty two. The star was best known for his starring role in the comedy Waking Ned.

 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.

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