Source : The Mirror

Former EastEnders and Doctor Who actor Tony Selby has died at the age of 83.

The star passed away on Sunday, his management LCM Limited, confirmed with a tribute shared on social media on Monday.

In a statement, they said on Twitter : “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.”

Tributes have poured in from fans online. One penned: “RIP Tony Selby (83) Glitz has headed home.” A second added: “So sorry to hear this. I loved watching him. He was terrific.”

A third joined in: “Glitz really was an underrated character. Given one or two more appearances he could’ve been the Captain Jack or River Song of 80’s Who. RIP Tony Selby.” 

Tony’s TV acting career led to him starring on many big British shows including a starring role in RAF National Service comedy Get Some In!, and a recurring role in Doctor Who as Sabalom Glitz.Dani Dyer says appearing on EastEnders with dad Danny made her ‘ill with anxiety’

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Lambeth-born Tony appeared in single episodes of hit sitcoms the Good Life and My Family.

He also appeared in three episodes of the Minder as Jack, the minder of gangster’s wife Rose Mellors and appeared in the 1965 drama series Three Clear Sundays.

In the early 1990s, he played chauffeur to Adam Faith’s character in the drama series Love Hurts and he is well known for his role as Clive Mitchell in EastEnders in 2002.

Tony was famed for playing Clive Mitchell in EastEnders and Sabalom Glitz in Doctor Who

The actor’s management confirmed his passing on Twitter

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Tony also worked in film with his CV boasting a role in the 1966 version of Alfie – alongside Michael Caine.

His other appearances included Press for Time, Poor Cow, Witchfinder General, Before Winter Comes, In Search of Gregory, Villain, Nobody Ordered Love, and Adolf Hitler: My Part in his Downfall. 

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