Only Fools and Horses star Roger Lloyd Pack dies

Only Fools and Horses star Roger Lloyd Pack has died at his London home last night, surrounded by his family, his agent said. He had been suffering from pancreatic cancer. He was best known for playing Trigger, but was also a successful stage actor.

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Daughter 'devastated' by death of Roger Lloyd Pack

The daughter of Only Fools and Horses actor Roger Lloyd Pack has said her father "touched the hearts of many people".

Actor Roger Lloyd Pack with his daughter Emily Lloyd. Credit: IAN WEST/PA Archive/Press Association Images

In a statement, Emily Lloyd said: "I am devastated by the death of my father whom I loved dearly."He bore his terrible illness with incredible bravery and his family were at his bedside when he passed away.

"Roger has touched the hearts of many people during a career that spanned nearly 50 years on stage and screen and I want to thank everyone for their wonderful wishes."


Your tributes to 'Trigger' actor Roger Lloyd Pack

Visitors to the ITV News Facebook page have been paying tribute to Only Fools and Horses actor Roger Lloyd Pack, who died last night, aged 69.

Delroy Mason said: "Nothing will ever come close to fools and horses. Del and Rodney get all the praise but it was people like Trigger who always got the biggest laughs.

I'll never forget the line about going past the pub to get to the flat to get a lift to the pub - the way it was delivered was genious. So sad. Rest in peace.

Actor Roger Lloyd-Pack has died aged 69 after suffering from pancreatic cancer. Credit: Press Association

Alley Walker said: "May he rest in peace. What an absolutely lovely man, a brilliant actor and an all round nice guy. Thinking of his family at this time. God Bless X

Bryan Kirby said: "I have my box set - he will continue to make me laugh for a long while yet. Gone but never forgotten. Rest in peace Trig."

'Rodney' pays tribute to Roger Lloyd Pack

After hearing of the death of Roger Lloyd Pack, Nicholas Lyndhurst has paid tribute to his former Only Fools and Horses co-star.

Actor Nicholas Lyndhurst has paid tribute to his Only Fools and Horses co-star. Credit: Press Association

He told ITV News: "I'm so saddened to hear about Roger. He was the most accomplished actor and loved by millions. I will miss him greatly.”

'Raquel' actress pays tribute to Roger Lloyd Pack

Actress Tessa Peake-Jones, who played Raquel in Only Fools and Horses, has paid tribute to Roger Lloyd Pack who died last night aged 69.

Actress Tessa Peake-Jones has paid tribute to her former co-star Roger Lloyd Pack. Credit: Press Association

She said: "Roger was an incredibly versatile actor but his understanding of the character Trigger was always filled with enormous humour whilst never straying from the truth. He was a very kind man and I will always remember him with admiration."


David Jason: Lloyd Pack was 'a pleasure to work with'

David Jason has paid tribute to his Only Fools and Horses co-star Roger Lloyd Pack:

I was very saddened to hear of Roger’s passing.

He was a very quiet, kind and unassuming actor who was a pleasure to work with.

Although he played the simple soul of Trigger in Only Fools and Horses, he was a very intelligent man and a very fine actor capable of many roles.

I shall remember him with fondness and for all the good times we had together.


Lloyd Pack recognised public affection for Trigger

Despite appearing as a successful stage actor and in numerous television and film dramas, Roger Lloyd Pack knew he would always be best known as Trigger.

Roger Lloyd Pack died at home in London last night surrounded by his family following a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

Roger Lloyd Pack, who was best known for his role as Trigger in Only Fools and Horses, has died. Credit: PA Wire

In a 2012 interview with the Guardian, he said: "People will never stop shouting "Trigger!" at me in the street.

"The other day I jumped some lights on my bike because someone was hollering at me. A police van pulled me over, and when I stopped they also shouted: "Trigger!". It can be very annoying."

'Boycie' actor John Challis: I spoke to Roger 2 days ago

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.

Lord Sugar: Trigger was one of my favourite characters

Lord Sugar has commented on the passing of Roger Lloyd Pack, revealing that Trigger was one of his favourite television characters.

Although best-known for playing the road-sweeper in Only Fools And Horses, Lloyd-Pack appeared in numerous films and TV shows including a regular role as farmer Owen Newitt in The Vicar Of Dibley.

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