Stars pay tribute to Andrew Sachs

Andrew Sachs has died at the age of 86 following a four-year battle with dementia, sending friends, fellow performers and fans of his work into mourning.

The actor is best remembered for his comedy role in sitcom Fawlty Towers, with many of those paying tribute to his work as character Manuel.

Andrew and his wife Melody (PA)
Comedian and actor Sanjeev Bhaskar was sad to hear the news.

Tony Robinson had fond memories of him.

Cornetto Trilogy director Edgar Wright added his thoughts.

Samuel West paid tribute.

Amanda Abbington had a simple tribute to the star.

Andrew also made more recent appearances in Coronation Street and EastEnders, and voiced a character in the film adaptation of Alice Through The Looking Glass earlier this year.

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