Only Fools and Horses Trigger dead
The many fans of the hit British comedy Only Fools and Horses will undoubtedly be mourning the passing of one of the shows best love characters Trigger; who was played by much-loved and respected actor Roger Lloyd-Pack who has died at the age of 69.
Roger Lloyd-Pack’s agent, Maureen Vincent has confirmed that Roger passed away on Wednesday Night at his home in London from pancreatic cancer. His family surrounded Roger at the time.
Roger, probably best known for playing Trigger in the classic comedy also had a memorable role in The Vicar of Dibley where he played lecherous farmer Owen Nesbitt, along with a role in hit UK sci-fi series Doctor Who.
The Independent reports that Roger was a staunch socialist who was often seen at rallies for nuclear disarmament, left-wing causes and political marches.
Roger Lloyd-Pack was born in 1944 in Islington, London, and was the son of Hammer horror actor Charles Lloyd-Pack. Roger will probably be remembered for one of Only Fools and Horses long running popular jokes, Trigger constantly calling Rodney ‘Dave’.
Tributes have been coming in from the world of television including co-star John Challis who played Boycie saying, “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.”
Lloyd-Pack’s recent roles included playing Barty Crouch in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, and a part in Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.