British actor who appeared in popular films such as The Angry Silence in 1960 and Whistle Down the Wind in 1961.
He graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and made a West End debut in the production The Winter's Tale at the Phoenix Theatre in 1951.
He was well known as Mr Braithwaite in the children's comedy series Worzel Gummidge which he played from 1979 until 1981.
He was married to Nona Blair from 1954 until his death in 2005 and they had two children.
He appeared in the 1960 film The League of Gentlemen starring Richard Attenborough.