The well renowned actor Bill Maynard has sadly passed away at the age of 89.
Maynard who is best remembered for playing the role of Claude Jeremiah Greengrass on ITV’s 60’s themed drama Heartbeat.
In a statement released on behalf of the Maynard’s family this afternoon, it was confirmed that the beloved actor who played the character for eight years as well as appearing In five Carry On films, died following a fall from his mobility scooter.
The statement confirmed that Maynard (real name Walter Williams) broke his hip in the incident, which required him to have treatment in hospital.
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