The voice star and television actor dies at 96.
It's a sad day for 'Wallace and Gromit' fans as it's announced that the voice of Nick Park's much-beloved animation, Peter Sallis, had passed away last week at the age of 96. He was staying at a London retirement home at the time of his death.
Peter Sallis at 'The Curse of the Were-Rabbit' premiere
Also well known for starring in the British sitcom 'Last of the Summer Wine', Peter Sallis was confirmed to have died on Friday (June 2nd 2017) at Denville Hall nursing home surrounded by his loving family. It's a place popular with former actors and actresses, and the same place where Richard Attenborough and Andrew Sachs died.
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We've come to expect nothing less from Nick Park and his beloved claymation heroes. The innovative animator enjoys a near-perfect Academy Award batting average - three Oscars and four nominations, though in 1991 he was nominated twice in the same category and therefore could only take home one trophy.
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The film is expected to continue without Mendes' involvement.