Roger Lloyd-Pack has sadly passed away.
Roger Lloyd-Pack, the British actor known for playing roadsweeper Trigger in the BBC sitcom Only Fools and Horses, has died aged 69. The father of actress Emily Lloyd and son of Hammer horror actor Charles, Lloyd-Pack was born in Islington in 1944.
Roger Lloyd-Pack [L] and His Daughter Emily Lloyd
His agent confirmed to the BBC that he had died of pancreatic cancer on Wednesday evening. Though best known for his dim-witted character on one of Britain's most popular sitcoms, Lloyd-Pack was a hugely versatile actor who studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and was well respected in theatre circles.
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