Vicar of Dibley: Every cast member who sadly passed away as fans mourn the passing of Gary Waldhorn
The cast of Vicar Of Dibley have been rocked by tragedy in recent years.
Today, Monday January 10, it was confirmed that Gary Waldhorn, who played adviser David Horton on the hit BBC television series, has become the last cast member to die.
Six of the main cast members are now deceased, all of which have touched the hearts of Vicar Of Dibley fans over the years.
Their characters had a huge impact on the on-screen residents and Dibley Village.
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The show ran from 1994 to 2007 and was set in a fictional Oxfordshire village called Dibley which was assigned a female vicar, following the 1992 changes in the Church of England which resulted in allowed the ordination of women.
Here we fondly remember the cast members who are no longer with us for the laughs they brought to our screens.
The star of the Vicar of Dibley unfortunately passed away on Monday January 10 at the age of 78.
His son Josh said in a statement: “Classically trained, this is the theater where he truly flourished and he leaves a legacy of entertainment that has seen him frequent the stages of Broadway, the West End and our country. TV shows! “
Gary was an English actor and comedian best known for his roles on British television and theater. He will be remembered for his work in the main actors of several British sitcoms, including Richard Beamish in All at No 20, Lionel Bainbridge in Brush Strokes and, of course, advisor David Horton in The Vicar of Dibley.
Actor Trevor died at the age of 89 on March 8, 2021 from dementia-related illnesses.
Trevor was best known as Dibley’s Parish Council member Jim Trott on the BBC comedy series, which gained a huge fan base with his sassy remarks and slogan “no no no no … yes ! “.
Trevor had retired from acting in recent years due to declining health after being diagnosed with dementia in 2009.
Her last screen appearance was in a 2015 Vicar of Dibley Comic Relief special.
A family statement at the time of his death read: “Trevor Peacock, actor, writer and composer, died at the age of 89 on the morning of March 8 from an illness related to dementia.”
Emma Chambers died at the age of 53 in February 2018, of natural causes.
The actor starred as Alice Tinker from 1994 to 2007. She starred alongside Dawn French on the hit BBC sitcom as Alice Tinker, the lovable and lovable church orchard.
She won the British Comedy Award for Best Actress for her performance in 1998.
Another highlight of her career was joining the all-star cast of Notting Hill where she played Honey Thacker, the younger sister of Hugh Grant’s on-screen character.
But she was probably most beloved for the short scene at the end of almost every episode of Dibley when Dawn French’s vicar tried to tell Alice a joke – which she would never quite understand.
A statement issued at the time of her death read: “Emma created a wealth of characters and a huge body of work. She brought laughter and joy to many.”
Actor Roger died at age 69 in 2014 from pancreatic cancer.
The TV star had instantly become highly regarded as the trigger for the Only Fools and Horses series and gained a large fan base with his role as Owen Newit in The Vicar of Dibley.
His character was certainly memorable as he often swore or was late for parish council meetings with absurd apologies, often involving his farm animals.
John Bluthal, actor, died at the age of 89 in November 2018.
His acting career spanned six decades, with one of his most famous appearances being in The Vicar of Dibley as Frank Pickle, although he also appeared in a number of Carry on and Pink Panther films. .
His character was known to tell very, very, long stories to the people of the village.
At the time of his death, his agent issued this statement: “We are sad to announce the passing of our wonderful client John Bluthal. Our hearts are with his family at this time.
“John has provided us all with years of laughter and entertainment. John will be sorely missed.”
Bafta Award-winning actress Liz Smith died at the age of 95 in December 2016 on Christmas Eve.
The TV star didn’t start her incredible acting career until the age of 49, showing that time has no limit to pursue her dreams.
Liz was a household name for her role as Letitia Cropley in The Vicar Of Dibley and also became known for playing Nana in The Royle Family and for being one of the stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
His character of Dibley was particularly famous for his very strange ingredient choices for his cakes.
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