BREAKING NEWS: Good Life star Richard Briers dies at the age of 79


BREAKING NEWS: Good Life star Richard Briers dies at the age of 79

By
Martin Robinson

PUBLISHED:

12:34 GMT, 18 February 2013

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UPDATED:

12:37 GMT, 18 February 2013

Good life star Richard Briers has died at the age 79.

His agent revealed the bad news today after the veteran actor's long battle with lung disease.

Briers, who also starred in shows such as Ever Decreasing Circles and Monarch Of The Glen, recently said years of smoking had been to blame for his emphysema.

The 79-year-old died 'peacefully' at his London home yesterday, his agent revealed.

More to follow.

Sad news: Good Life star Richard Briers, pictured with Prunella Scales, has died today aged 79

Sad news: Good Life star Richard Briers, pictured with Prunella Scales, has died today aged 79