Famous English actor Bernard Cribbins has passed away. His family has announced that he passed away this morning at the age of 93.

Bernard Cribbins was well-known for a number of roles, including the protagonist of The Railway Children and the narrator of The Wombles and  Dr. Who.

This morning, Bernard’s agency made the actor’s passing official, and his family later verified the information.

Gavin Barker Associates released the following statement: “Beloved actor Bernard Cribbins OBE has passed away at the age of 93.

Bernard Cribbins
Bernard Cribbins

His career lasted seven decades and included a wide range of projects, including The Railway Children, the Carry On series, Right Said Fred, a hit song from the 1960s, an infamous appearance on Fawlty Towers, and narrating The Wombles.

He continued to work far into his nineties, most recently making appearances on Doctor Who and the CBeebies program Old Jack’s Boat.

Last year, Gill, his wife of 66 years, passed away.

“There is no denying Bernard’s contribution to British entertainment”. All those who had the pleasure of knowing and working with him will sincerely miss him since he was exceptional and typified the finest of his generation.

This morning, there were a ton of tweets and comments on social media paying tribute to the late actor.


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