Richard Briers is no more

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  • Deleted user 18 February 2013 13:03:38
    Say, everything in that, breathy, English, voice

    for he hath passed. Boo. He got to touch Kendall's bum.
  • neilka Funniest Forumite, 2014 18 Feb 2013 13:19:58 16,947 posts
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    He hasn't got a leg to stand on.
  • Fab4 18 Feb 2013 13:20:43 6,551 posts
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    :(

    Great actor. Even when he was playing an annoying character, like in Ever Decreasing Circles, there was something likeable about him.
  • Deleted user 18 February 2013 13:22:06
    I really enjoyed Brewsters Millions.
  • javvyman 18 Feb 2013 13:24:11 719 posts
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    Had a good life, always had a smile on his face and put a smile on mine.
  • DUFFMAN5 18 Feb 2013 13:24:12 16,361 posts
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    I was watching him in Extras, only in one scence, but brilliant. Also watched 1st ep of EDC last week.
    A sad loss:-(
  • mrpon 18 Feb 2013 13:25:46 30,263 posts
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    javvyman wrote:
    Had a good life, always had a smile on his face and put a smile on mine.
    Yup.


    Bet he made a lovely granddad.
  • Murbs 18 Feb 2013 13:31:36 22,857 posts
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    :-(

    And I was so happy last year when I was reminded he wasn't already dead. RIP Richard.

    Loved Good Life & Ever Decreasing Circles.
  • riceNpea 18 Feb 2013 13:31:48 592 posts
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    RIP.
  • Whizzo 18 Feb 2013 13:32:15 43,810 posts
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    Sad news, of all the things I've seen him in over the years the first thing that came to mind on hearing about his death was remembering him firing an Uzi while using a Zimmer frame.
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 18 Feb 2013 13:38:31 41,729 posts
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    Alipan wrote:
    I really enjoyed Brewsters Millions.
    Hah I actually made that mistake earlier. Colleague came into the office and told me, I thought he said Pryor. "But he's been dead for years!"
  • President_Weasel 18 Feb 2013 14:12:46 10,035 posts
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    Way back in 2004 or 2005 I and a workmate had three people across visiting us from the Japanese arm of the company. We took them out for a curry, and Richard Briers was at the next table. They had no idea who he was.

    Sad to see him go.
  • jellyhead 18 Feb 2013 14:17:58 24,350 posts
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    RIP Richard.
  • chopsen 18 Feb 2013 14:20:17 16,923 posts
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    Richard Pryor is dead too?
  • Trafford 18 Feb 2013 14:20:18 6,697 posts
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    Shame, EDC was fantastic.
  • boo 18 Feb 2013 14:54:43 12,113 posts
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    RedSparrows wrote:
    Boo. He got to touch Kendall's bum.
    No I didn't.
    Sadly.

    RIP Mr Briers - I've heard a few tales of him doing visits to fetes and old people's homes and the like, and he'd regularly eschew his scheduled '30 minute appearance' and stay for hours.
    Sounds like he was an absolutely top chap.
  • Deleted user 18 February 2013 14:56:29
    rip
  • Jeepers 18 Feb 2013 15:10:50 13,841 posts
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    Too sad.
  • mal 18 Feb 2013 16:10:51 23,705 posts
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    By eck, Gromit. RIP.
  • Deleted user 18 February 2013 16:11:59
    mal wrote:
    By eck, Gromit.
    That's Peter Sallis.
  • DaM 18 Feb 2013 16:20:33 14,001 posts
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    I always though Tom and Barbara had the perfect marriage, what I would like to aim for. No mention of him being Bob the Builder's Dad too, another great role.
  • kinky_mong 18 Feb 2013 16:21:09 11,402 posts
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    meme wrote:
    mal wrote:
    By eck, Gromit.
    That's Peter Sallis.
    Inspector Clouseau?
  • mrpon 18 Feb 2013 16:23:00 30,263 posts
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    :D You fucker!
  • Fab4 18 Feb 2013 16:30:59 6,551 posts
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  • Tryhard 18 Feb 2013 16:31:02 5,390 posts
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    He made you feel all fuzzy and cozy with the characters he played.RIP.
  • Dirtbox 18 Feb 2013 16:53:20 80,894 posts
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    Aw, what a legend.
  • mal 18 Feb 2013 17:32:18 23,705 posts
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    @meme You may have a point there.

    Then I'll go for... I remember you. You're the one that saw it coming. RIP.
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