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Fans Send Prayers: ‘The Day Of Jackal’ Star Tony Britton Died Aged 95

Date December 24, 2019 16:37

The Day of Jackal star Tony Britton sadly passed away over the weekend. The actor’s kids are devastated as they pay tributes to honor their late dad.

RIP, Tony Britton!

It’s always hard to say goodbye to the legends! Tony Britton was a legend of his generation. The talented actor died on Sunday at the age of 95.

The sad news was confirmed by the actor’s daughter Fern Britton. However, she didn’t reveal the cause of her father’s demise.

In her tearful tribute, Fern called her eminent father a “great actor, director and charmer.” That’s who he really was!

Facts to know about the actor

  • Tony Britton won fans’ hearts as a star of many great films, including the people’s favorite The Day of Jackal. He also appeared in a number of successful sitcoms, like Don’t Wait Up.
  • He took to television, Tony Britton performed on the London stage. His debut in theatre was at the age of 18.
  • Tony had to give up his acting career when he served in an army. After the end of his service, the young man decided to get back to his passion and returned to the theatre.

  • Tony Britton had been married twice.
  • The actor will be remembered by his three kids. Tony had two daughters from his marriage with first wife Ruth and one son with his second wife Phil.

Fans pay tributes

Tony Britton devoted his entire life to acting. Everyone, who saw him on stage or on a TV screen, couldn’t help admiring his exceptional talent to transform into diverse characters. His impressive play in Shakespeare's King Lear in 2013 left the viewers speechless.

Our deepest condolences to the family on their loss. Rest in peace, legendary Tony Britton! You will be deeply missed!

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