Physician Who actor Maurice Roëves has died aged 83.
The Scottish actor was finest identified for his roles in Physician Who, EastEnders and River Metropolis.
Solely just lately his most up-to-date function in BBC thriller The Nest aired on TV.
His performing agent Lovett Logan confirmed the star’s loss of life on social media on Wednesday.
The assertion learn: “It’s with nice unhappiness that we are able to affirm the passing of our great consumer #MauriceRoëves.
“We are going to miss him vastly & all our love goes to Vanessa and household.”
The reason for Maurice’s loss of life has not been made public but.
His high-flying performing profession spanned six many years.
Followers will bear in mind Maurice as Geoff, the alcoholic father of Kate Morton (Jill Halfpenny), in EastEnders.
His explosive entry to the cleaning soap noticed the daddy arrive for his daughter’s marriage ceremony day to Phil Mitchell (Steve McFadden).
Tributes begun to flow into on social media for the actor.
Director Paul Carmichael paid tribute to the late star whom he mentioned was “one of many nicest individuals” he is ever chatted to.
He wrote: “Maurice Roeves has died. An extremely highly effective actor. Final time I noticed him he was being chilling on River Metropolis.
“I met him as soon as, outdoors a lodge in London. One of many nicest individuals I’ve ever chatted to. RIP.”
In actual life, Maurice has been survived by his spouse Vanessa Rawlings-Jackson.
The couple have been fortunately married in 2001.
He was born in Sunderland however Maurice spent his early days rising up in Scotland’s Glasgow.
The actor made his title within the highlight throughout TV and movie within the leisure spheres.
His roles have been extremely different from BBC adaptation of Self-importance Truthful in 1998 to his main function as Colonel Munro within the 1992 model of The Final of the Mohicans.