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Breaking news to bring you now in the past few minutes it's been announced that the veteran actor Bernard Cribbins has died at the age of 93.

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Bernard Cribbins was a regular feature of British TV from the 1950's onwards.

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Bernard Cribbins's more recently known for his recurring role on Doctor who.

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Bernard Cribbins first starred in a Doctor who film in 1966, Daleks – Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D.

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He also voiced all the characters in the British children's classic the Wombles.

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Bernard's career spanned eight decades, including popular shows such as Fawlty Towers.

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Bernard Cribbins dabbled in music too, with two top 10 hits in 1962, including "The Hole in the Ground".

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Cribbins lost his wife, Gillian Cribbins has died at the age of 66 years in last year.

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His full name is Bernard Joseph Cribbins, was an English actor and singer.

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May his soul rest in peace