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‘Allo ‘Allo! actor Robin Parkinson who played Monsieur Ernest Leclerc dies aged 92 

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‘Hello? Hello ! Actor Robin Parkinson who played Monsieur Ernest Leclerc died at the age of 92

  • Robin Parkinson, known for his role in ‘Allo ‘Allo!, has died aged 92
  • His family said he ‘died peacefully’ with his wife and daughters by his side
  • Mr Parkinson’s career spanned more than four decades in film, theater and television

Robin Parkinson, known for his role in ‘Allo ‘Allo!, has died aged 92.

The actor was a familiar face in the comedy world in the 1970s and 1980s, playing Monsieur Ernest Leclerc in the sitcom ‘Allo ‘Allo! from series seven.

A statement released on behalf of the family said: “Robin Parkinson, actor, best known for ‘Hello’ Hello and as the voice of Button Moon, has died peacefully at the age of 92 with his wife and daughters at his side. sides.”

Her career spanned over 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.

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Robin Parkinson, known for his role in ‘Allo ‘Allo!, has died aged 92. The actor was a familiar face in the comedy world in the 1970s and 1980s, playing Monsieur Ernest Leclerc in the sitcom ‘Allo ‘Allo! from series seven

Mr Parkinson on the set of 'Allo 'Allo!, filmed in front of a studio audience in Manchester

Mr Parkinson on the set of ‘Allo ‘Allo!, filmed in front of a studio audience in Manchester

The Allo' Allo!  cast in rehearsal before filming one of the shows in 2007

The Allo’ Allo! cast in rehearsal before filming one of the shows in 2007

He also resumed his ‘Allo’ Allo! role of Monsieur Ernest Leclerc for the stage version of the West End and tour in Australia in the 1990s.

He has also acted in theater productions, his first professional appearance being in Birmingham Repertory Theater’s production of The Imperial Nightingale.

This was followed by performances at the Belgrade Theater in Coventry and several West End productions.

Mr Parkinson, who was born in Coventry, was also well known as the voice of the children’s TV series Button Moon and for 1980s TV adverts for Tunes and Babycham.

His daughter, Sarah, followed in his footsteps and worked as a producer and writer for radio and television shows. She died in 2003, aged 41, of breast cancer.

And his daughter Rebecca also works in television production.

Mr. Parkinson in The Stories of DH Lawrence: Daughters of the Vicar.  He was also well known as the voice of the children's television series Button Moon.

Mr. Parkinson in The Stories of DH Lawrence: Daughters of the Vicar. He was also well known as the voice of the children’s television series Button Moon.

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