John Nettleton, the actor famous for his role in the sitcom Yes Minister, has passed away at the age of 94, as confirmed by his representatives.
He was most recognized for playing Sir Arnold Robinson in the political satire show and its sequel, Yes Prime Minister, during the 1980s.
His agent, Scott Marshall Partners, shared a statement with the PA news agency, stating: “It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our beloved client and much-loved stage and screen actor John Nettleton at the age of 94.
“He is survived by his wife Deirdre, three children and five grandchildren.”
His fans are paying tribute to him and reflecting on his past moments.
Furthermore, he portrayed Conservative MP Sir Stephen Baxter in the British sitcom The New Statesman, adding another political role to his repertoire.
John Nettleton, born on February 5, 1929, in London, tied the knot with actress Deirdre Doone.
Nettleton also acted in plays for the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Old Vic. Some of his notable theater performances include Harley Granville-Barker’s The Voysey Inheritance and a stage adaptation of The Wind in the Willows at the National Theatre.