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John Challis, who played Boycie in Only Fools And Horses, has died, his family says | UK News

John Challis, who played Boycie in Only Fools And Horses, has died on the age of 79.

His family mentioned in an announcement that he died “peacefully in his sleep, after a long battle with cancer”.

A press release from the family mentioned: “It is with heavy hearts that we bring you such sad news.

“Our pricey good friend and yours, John Challis, has died peacefully in his sleep, after a protracted battle with most cancers.

“He will all the time be liked for being ‘Boycie’ and leaves a fantastic legacy of labor that can proceed to convey pleasure and smiles for a few years to return.

“Please respect the privacy of John’s family and friends at this difficult time, and be assured that in the future there will be an occasion to celebrate John’s life – when everyone will be welcome to come along.”

His family mentioned donations in his reminiscence could be made to his chosen animal charities Cuan Wildlife Rescue, Tusk or the British Hedgehog Preservation Society.

“As Boycie would have said… you know it makes sense!” their assertion added.

The actor, who was born in Bristol in 1942, had an intensive tv career however was finest recognized for taking part in Terrance Aubrey “Boycie” Boyce in the long-running BBC sitcom.

The actor, who was born in Bristol, had an intensive tv career however was finest recognized for taking part in Terrance Aubrey “Boycie” Boyce in the long-running BBC sitcom.

He additionally starred in its spin-off The Green Green Grass from 2005 to 2009 and the ITV sitcom Benidorm from the seventh sequence onwards.

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