Robin Parkinson, best known for his role in Allo ‘Allo!, has died at the age of 92.
The actor was a familiar face in the comedy world in the 1970s and 1980s, playing Monsieur Ernest Leclerc on the sitcom Allo ‘Allo! from the seventh series.
A statement issued on behalf of the family said: “Robin Parkinson, actor best known for ‘Allo’ Allo and as the voice of Button Moon, has died peacefully at the age of 92 with his wife and daughters by his side.”
His career spanned more than four decades in film, theater and television, including a number of television series such as Girls About Town, The Many Wives Of Patrick, The Young Ones and Rising Damp.
He also repeated his ‘Allo ‘Allo! Role as Monsieur Ernest Leclerc for the West End stage version and toured Australia in the 1990s.
He has also appeared in theatrical productions, with his first professional appearance being in the Birmingham Repertory Theater production of The Imperial Nightingale.
Appearances at the Belgrade Theater in Coventry and several West End productions followed.
Parkinson was also known for the voice of the children’s television series Button Moon and for the 1980s television advertisements for Tunes and Babycham.
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/television/tv-news/allo-allo-actor-robin-parkinson-passes-away-at-age-92-41638882.html “Allo” Allo actor Robin Parkinson has died at the age of 92