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Andrew Sachs dies: Fawlty Towers star filmed final TV appearance during secret battle with dementia 

OK! Friday, 2 December 2016
Andrew Sachs filmed his final TV role on EastEnders during his secret battle with dementia [BBC] It was confirmed last night that the actor had died at the age of 86 after a four-year battle with the disease.  The actor was best known for his role of the Spanish waiter Manuel in sitcom Fawlty Towers.  His wife revealed that the star had secretly been battling dementia for the last four years, sharing her “heartbreak” over her loss. Andrew’s last known TV appearance ...
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Andrew Sachs, who played the well-meaning but disorganized Spanish waiter Manuel on the BBC series “Fawlty Towers,” died on Nov. 23rd. “Fawlty Towers,” starred John Cleese as inept hotel owner Basil Fawlty, and ran for two seasons from 1975 to 1979. The show went on to become a comedy classic...

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