John Challis, best known as Boycie in Only Fools and Horses, has called Roger Lloyd Pack "remarkable" and "irreplaceable":
I spoke to Roger two days ago.
Roger said it was a bit awkward to talk at that particular moment. It is very sad and very distressing.
My thoughts are with his family. He was a remarkable man and he'll be missed.
Roger is irreplaceable. It's a very sorry day.
More top news
An astronaut has set off for NASA's first year-long mission to the International Space Station - leaving his identical twin back on Earth.
Taking money from the rich to give to the poor is a debate as old as Nottingham's mythic son, so why are people still so divided on welfare?
An unsettled weekend of weather is in store as conditions turn wet and windy from the west tonight.