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Fri Nov 6, 2020, 10:26 PM

Geoffrey Palmer, British star of 'As Time Goes By,' dies at 93

British actor Geoffrey Palmer, known for the long-running series “As Time Goes By,” “Butterflies” and “The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin,” has died peacefully at home, his agent told the BBC. He was 93.

In “As Time Goes By,” Palmer co-starred with Judi Dench. The two reunited in the 1997 James Bond film “Tomorrow Never Dies.”

Other notable films he was in include “A Fish Called Wanda” (1988), “The Madness of King George” (1994), “Mrs. Brown” (1997), and “Paddington” (2014). His last appearance is in “An Unquiet Life,” a film currently in post-production.

At: https://www.msn.com/en-us/movies/news/geoffrey-palmer-british-star-of-e2-80-98as-time-goes-by-e2-80-99-dies-at-93/ar-BB1aLrmP



British actor Geoffrey Palmer, with co-star Judi Dench from the hit 1992-2005 sitcom “As Time Goes By.”

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Reply Geoffrey Palmer, British star of 'As Time Goes By,' dies at 93 (Original post)
sandensea Nov 2020 OP
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msongs Nov 2020 #4
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Response to sandensea (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2020, 10:28 PM

1. RIP

i really enjoyed Reginald Perrin series and his other roles

✌🏻

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Response to sandensea (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2020, 10:28 PM

2. Awww, I watch every single day

Spotted him on a Fawlty Towers the other day, too.

RIP (and rock on) Lionel Hardcastle.

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Response to sandensea (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2020, 10:28 PM

3. As Time Goes By is one of my comfort foods.

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Fri Nov 6, 2020, 10:32 PM

4. seemed like this affable guy was on every brit sitcom...but he wasnt. liked as time goes by nt

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Response to sandensea (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2020, 10:33 PM

5. Loved that show.

Loved him with Judith Dench.

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Fri Nov 6, 2020, 10:55 PM

6. Awww - Love that show

RIP Mr. Palmer

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Response to sandensea (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2020, 11:04 PM

7. I was just watching some episodes of "As Time Goes By" recently. one of my favourite series. That

And "Waiting For God".

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Fri Nov 6, 2020, 11:50 PM

8. I still watch the weekly broadcasts of As Time Goes By on PBS even though I saw them all years

ago. RIP Geoffrey.

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Response to sandensea (Original post)

Sun Nov 8, 2020, 12:05 PM

9. The only actor to appear in the top 3 British TV programmes of all time, as voted by professionals

In 2000 the British Film Institute polled industry professionals to compile a list of what they felt were the greatest British TV programmes ever screened.

Palmer was the only actor to have appeared in all of the top three - Fawlty Towers, Cathy Come Home and Doctor Who.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-41311326

That shows his breadth - Cathy Come Home was deadly serious and politically influential.

In Fawlty Towers:

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Wed Dec 9, 2020, 11:00 AM

10. I loved him as the brother-in-law

on the Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin.

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