Actor Michael Angelis, identified for his function in TV dramas akin to Boys from the Blackstuff, and for narrating Thomas The Tank Engine, has died on the age of 76.
He died whilst at house together with his spouse on Saturday, his agent mentioned.
The Liverpool-born actor lent his voice to youngsters’s favorite Thomas and Pals for 13 sequence after taking up from Beatle big name Ringo Starr in 1991.
He additionally seemed as Mickey Startup in Auf Wiedersehen, Puppy.
He starred along Bernard Hill and Julie Walters within the Bafta-winning 1980s sequence Boys From The Blackstuff, which highlighted the hardships of unemployment.
Angelis additionally had roles in Minder, The Liver Birds, Z Vehicles and Just right Cop.
He used to be married to Coronation Boulevard actress Helen Value, who performs Gail Platt, from 1991 to 2001, and later married Jennifer Khalastchi.
Paying tribute to him on social media, comic Matt Lucas described Angelis as “some of the biggest TV actors I have ever observed”.
Lucas mentioned: “His paintings with (screenwriter) Alan Bleasdale used to be super. What a loss.”