Geoffrey Dyson Palmer was an actor from England. He was born on 4 June 1927 in London, England.
Jimmy Anderson is best remembered for his appearances in British television sitcoms In The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976-79), Ben Parkinson in Butterflies (1978-1983), and Lionel Hardcastle in As Time Goes By (1992-2005). A Fish Called Wanda (1988), The Madness of King George (1994), Mrs. Brown (1997), and Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) are among his film appearances.
Geoffrey Palmer died at the age of 93 at home peacefully. The news confirmed by his agent.
He was 93 years old.
In the BBC sitcom series As Time Goes By (1992–2005), Palmer played opposite Judi Dench for over a decade.
He also acted with Dench in other productions during this period, including the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies, in which he played Admiral Roebuck, and Mrs. Brown, playing Dench’s Queen Victoria with Sir Henry Ponsonby.
In the 2006 DVD series The Compleat Angler, in a series of episodes based on Izaak Walton’s The Compleat Angler 1653, Palmer collaborated with Rae Borras. He documented George Grossmith and Weedon Grossmith’s The Diary of a Nobody in 2007 as an online audiobook.
In December 2007, Palmer starred in the role of Captain in “Voyage of the Damned,” the special Christmas episode of the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who Palmer, which previously appeared as different characters in the Third Doctor series Doctor Who and the Silurians and The Mutants in the classic period of the show. He joined Armstrong and Miller as well as Mitchell and Webb for Comedic Relief in March 2009 in a sketch of two double acts.
RIP Geoffrey Palmer – such a wonderful actor, such a lovely guy. Brilliant at his craft & just the best company: wickedly funny … he did everything he did so well. Thanks for all the happy memories Geoffrey: we’ll cherish them as time goes by. pic.twitter.com/8nmvTVgphw