Actor George Cole, best known for playing Arthur Daley in TV’s Minder, has died aged 90.
Cole played the Cockney wheeler dealer Daley for 16 years, between 1979 and 1994.
He also starred in a number of St Trinian’s films as shady businessman Flash Harry.
Agent Derek Webster said Cole had died at the Royal Berkshire hospital following a short illness, surrounded by his family.
“It is with deep regret that I have to announce the sad death of one of our most loved and respected actors,”
George was a much loved actor, and great inspiration for working class people. playing the lovable rogue, Wheeler Dealer anti authority character. He became the name used for the dodgy second hand card dealer, that you cant trust as far as you can throw him.
God love ya sunshine, see you at the Winchester Club in the sky, So long as ‘Er indoors aint there’