Frank Thornton has died. The actor been known for his role in ‘Are Being Served, Grace & Favour and Last of the Summer Wine. He had married actress Beryl Jane Margaret Evans and together they had a daughter, Jane. He had also appeared in the British soap opera Emmerdale.
He has passed away “peacefully in his sleep,” on March 16, 2013, this according to BBC News.
He will be fondly remembered by many. His agent, David Daly, said
“I have been Frank‘s agent since 1986 and he has been the most wonderful client as well as being a great friend. He will be sorely missed.” He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Beryl, their daughter Jane and three grandchildren.