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Only Fools and Horses actor John Challis dies

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John Challis, best known for playing Boycie in Only Fools and Horses, has died aged 79.

His family said he died "peacefully in his sleep, after a long battle with cancer".

John Challis had an extensive television career but is best known for portraying Terrance Aubrey "Boycie" Boyce in the long-running BBC Television sitcom Only Fools and Horses (1981–2003) and its sequel/spin-off The Green Green Grass (2005–2009), as well as Monty Staines from the seventh series onwards in the ITV sitcom Benidorm, from 2015 to 2018.

 

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