Michael Angelis, Thomas the Tank Engine narrator, dies aged 76

Michael Angelis, easiest referred to as the narrator of Thomas the Tank Engine sequence Thomas and Buddies, has died on the age of 76. 

The actor died all at once whilst at house along with his spouse on Saturday, his agent mentioned.

Angelis lent his voice to the youngsters’s TV programme for 13 sequence, taking on from Ringo Starr in 1991, when the programme used to be referred to as Thomas the Tank Engine and Buddies. 

He used to be easiest recognized to grownup audiences for his function as Arnie in September Track, Martin Niarchos in GBH, Lucien Boswell in The Liver Birds and as Mickey Startup in Auf Wiedersehen, Puppy. 

He additionally made appearances in Casualty, The Invoice, Holby Town and Heartbeat. 

Born in Liverpool, Angelis first gave the impression on display within the 1970s in programmes comparable to Z Vehicles, Thirty-Minute Theatre and an episode of Coronation Boulevard, sooner than stints in Minder, Global’s Finish and Boys from the Blackstuff. 

He used to be married to Coronation Boulevard actress Helen Value, who performs Gail Platt, from 1991 to 2001, and later married Jennifer Khalastchi.

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