Trevor Peacock, who starred in Richard Curtis’ iconic British comedy The Vicar of Dibley, died at the age of 89.
According to the BBC, his family said in a statement: “Trevor Peacock, actor, writer and songwriter, died at the age of 89 on the morning of March 8 from a dementia-related illness.”
Peacock played the stammering Jim Trott in the BBC comedy, which first premiered in 1994 with Dawn French in the title role. He did not appear in Dibley Christmas promotions last year. The French was among those who paid tribute to the actor:
💔 Night Trev. I love you. pic.twitter.com/17sXcpVDhI
– Dawn French 💙 (@Dawn_French) March 9, 2021
Peacock’s first television roles came in the 1960s and he was an accomplished Shaskesperean actor, appearing in BBC television versions of Twelfth night and Henri v. He also appeared in the Vince Vaughn comedy Fred clause and BBC dramas including Jonathan creek and Awaken the dead.