‘Father Ted’ Actor Frank Kelly Has Died

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Best known for his iconic role as Father Jack, Irish actor Frank Kelly has died, aged 77. 

Tributes for Frank – who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease in 2015 – have already been pouring in:

Frank’s first film role was in The Italian Job – as “prisoner in cell”, and he found fame on Father Ted, as the foul-mouthed Father Jack.

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His death comes 18 years to the day since Dermot Morgan – who played Father Ted – died suddenly and unexpectedly on the day after filming wrapped on the final season of the series.

You can watch a compilation of Frank’s “fecks”, “drinks” and “arses” here.