Tony Selby dead at 83: Doctor Who and EastEnders star passes away ‘peacefully’, his manager confirms
Doctor Who and EastEnders star Tony Selby has passed away aged 83.
The beloved actor died on Sunday, with a statement from Lizanne Crowther Management confirmed the news on Twitter.
The message read: ‘With great sadness we announce that actor Tony Selby passed away peacefully in London yesterday.
‘In a career spanning 70 years in theatre, film and TV, Tony was highly respected and loved by family, friends and colleagues. His renowned sense of humour will be missed by us all.’
Tony played conman Sabalom Glitz in Doctor Who from 1986 to 1987.
Tony’s longest and best know role was as Corporal Percy Marsh in the RAF comedy Get Some In!, appearing for three years from 1975 to 1978.
He starred as Susan Harper’s long lost father in My Family and nabbed a role in EastEnders as Clive Mitchell, the uncle of Phil, Sam and Grant.
Another part in his dazzling CV saw Tony play Glitz in Doctor Who from 1986 to 1987. He starred in nine episodes of the series.
Tragic: Doctor Who and EastEnders star Tony Selby has passed away aged 83