Famous for roles in many UK comedies, Frank Thornton played Truly in the ‘Last of the Summer Wine’.
Here, he features alongside Barry (Mike Grady), Compo (Bill Owen) and Cleggy (Peter Sallis):
Frank Thornton has died aged 92.
One of his best known characters was Captain Peacock in 'Are You Being Served?'
Here he features in a scene alongside Mollie Sugden as Mrs Slocombe and Wendy Richard as Ms Brahms:
Frank Thornton graced our screens for more than a decade in one of Britain's best loved sitcoms, Are You Being Served.
The actor played Captain Peacock in the famous fictional department store and went on to star in Last of the Summer Wine. He died in his sleep, aged 92.
ITV News' Lucrecia Millarinni reports:
The last surviving member of the Are You Being Served cast Nicholas Smith, who played Mr Rumbold, told ITV News Frank Thornton was a "witty chap" who was a "joy to work with."
Frank Thornton was most famous for the role of Captain Peacock in Are You Being Served and went on to appear in its successor series, Grace & Favour.
In more recent years he was familiar to viewers for his role as Truly in Last of the Summer Wine.
The actor specialised in comedy and also appeared in TV shows including Hancock's Half-Hour, Sykes and Steptoe And Son, as well as movie spin-off Steptoe And Son Ride Again.
Thornton was among the cast for the Julian Fellowes-scripted period drama Gosford Park and his last credit was in the British film Run For Your Wife, alongside Richard Briers, who died last month.
Frank Thornton, who played Captain Peacock in Are You Being Served and Truly in Last of the Summer Wine, has died aged 92.