Monday, June 5, 2017
Peter Sallis, the voice of Wallace in the "Wallace and Gromit" animated films, died today peacefully at the age of 96. His family was by his side.
He had a distinguished career in theater and film when he took the role of Norman "Cleggy" Clegg in the comedy series Last of the Summer Wine in 1973. He was the only actor to appear in all 295 episodes of the sitcom. The series concluded in 2010.
In 1990, he began voicing Wallace in A Grand Day Out.