Burt Kwouk, best known for playing Inspector Clouseau's manservant Cato in the Pink Panther films, has died aged 85, his agent said.
He appeared in three James Bond films - Goldfinger, You Only Live Twice and the 1967 spoof Casino Royale.
His best-known TV work includes shows like The Avengers and Danger Man.
In 1964 he was cast as the servant Kato, the spelling of which was later changed to Cato, in the first Inspector Clouseau film, A Shot In The Dark.
Kwouk continued in the role following the death of Clouseau actor Peter Sellers in 1980.
A statement from his agent said: "Beloved actor Burt Kwouk has sadly passed peacefully away 24th May.
"The family will be having a private funeral but there will be a memorial at a later date."