Vicar Of Dibley actor Trevor Peacock has died at the age of 89, his agent has confirmed

The actor played the lovable but moronic Jim Trott on the comedy series alongside his main star Dawn French

His family said in a statement: “Trevor Peacock, actor, writer and songwriter, died on the morning of March 8th March at the age of 89 years of a dementia-related illness “

Councilor Jim won the hearts of the audience with his slogan “no no no no” and his cheeky allusion

Peacock was on every episode of the BBC sitcom from 1994 to 2015, despite missing the most recent Christmas special

Although best known for the longtime Vicar of Dibley, Peacock was also an accomplished Shakespearean actor who starred in a number of BBC productions, including Titus Andronicus, Twelfth Night and Henry V.

The actor also appeared in the 1990 film version of Hamlet and a 2000 production of Don Quixote

And he was a successful musician and songwriter. He appeared with the Beatles in a 1964 television special Around the Beatles and wrote a number of pop hits

His agents paid tribute to Scott Marshall Partners, saying on Twitter: “We remember our wonderful client Trevor Peacock who died peacefully yesterday. A comic book genius and one of the best people we will miss dearly”

We’re all sad to learn that Trevor Peacock, who played Jim Trott so brilliantly in The Vicar of Dibley, passed away at the age of 89. Our thoughts go with his family and friends on picTwittercom / h9qyQSThgE

Gold TV said the actor “played Jim Trott so brilliantly in The Vicar of Dibley”

We’re all sad to learn that Trevor Peacock, who played Jim Trott so brilliantly in The Vicar of Dibley, passed away at the age of 89. Our thoughts go with his family and friends on picTwittercom / h9qyQSThgE

Born in Edmonton, North London, he began his television career in the 1960s at ITV Television Playhouse, Comedy Playhouse and Wednesday Play

Peacock was the head behind songs, including Mrs. Brown, you have a beautiful daughter from Herman’s Hermans, Made You from Adam Faith and Billy Fury’s Stick Around

His lyrics were also used by The Vernons Girls, with Peacock writing their hits You Know What I Mean and Funny All Over

He also wrote the lyrics for a musical based on The Mirror’s Andy Capp cartoon strip

Peacock also appeared on EastEnders, Jonathan Creek, and the sitcom My Family, and starred in the 2007 film Fred Claus, alongside Vince Vaughn and Paul Giamatti, who played Santa’s father

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