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Vicar Of Dibley actor Trevor Peacock has sadly died aged 89

Vicar Of Dibley actor Trevor Peacock has sadly died aged 89 years old it has been confirmed.

The actor played Jim Trott in the comedy series alongside its main star Dawn French in every episode of the BBC sitcom from 1994 to 2015 aside from the latest Christmas special. 

Peacock also made appearances in EastEnders, My Family,  Jonathan Creek and and in 2007 appeared in the movie Fred Claus, opposite Vince Vaughn and Paul Giamatti.

His family said in statement: “Trevor Peacock, actor, writer and song-writer, died aged 89 on the morning of March 8th from a dementia-related illness.”

Parish council member was famous with his catchphrase of “no no no no…”

Peacock was born in Edmonton, north London, in 1931. He started his television acting career in the 1960s in the ITV Television Playhouse and The Wednesday Play.

Tributes have been coming in for the star. George Rainsford wrote on Twitter: ‘Ah man I loved Trevor Peacock. Remember him as Giles Corey in the @TheRSC’s #TheCrucible and scene-stealing with his line, ‘A fart on Thomas Putnam!’

Co-star Dawn French posted the heart wrenching tweet below on Twitter.

Peacock is the fifth major cast member from the Vicar of Dibley to die in recent years, as Roger Lloyd-Pack, who portrayed farmer Owen Newitt, died in 2014 of course he was also famous for playing Trigger in Only Fools and Horses, followed by Liz Smith, who played Letitia Cropley in 2016.

Another star of the show Emma Chambers, who played the character of Alice Tinker, and John Bluthal, who played Frank, both died in 2018 also.

Peacock was married twice, and was dad to two sons and two daughters who survive him.