Stephen Fry and former Dr Who Colin Baker have tweeted tributes to Sam Kelly, the former Porridge and 'Allo 'Allo.
Very saddened to hear about Sam Kelly’s death. He played a splendid Hitler in a comedy drama called Stalagluft I made with Nick Lyndhurst…
Cannot believe that lovely Sam Kelly has died. We were at drama school together - lovely, funny , talented chap. So sad.
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