He was a marvelous British actor but his life was something he would lose.
He starred in an episode of Doctor Who and his name was Geoffrey Hughes.
He starred in Keeping Up Appearances as Onslow.
Millions of people were sorry to see this man go.
From 1974 to 1983, he starred in Coronation Street.
And from 2001 to 2005, he starred as a rogue in Heartbeat.
When he tried to beat Prostate Cancer, he failed in his endeavour.
He was brilliant and much loved and he'll be remembered forever.