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What’s Dad’s Army Frank Williams’ Cause of Death?

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Well known for acting as Reverend Timothy Farthing in Dad’s Army, Frank Williams’ cause of death has been revealed after he passed away on June 26, 2022, at the age of 90.

May he rest in peace; our thoughts and prayers are with his loved ones.

The heartbreaking news was confirmed in a statement shared on Facebook by close ones; The statement read, “So sorry to say that our beloved friend, colleague, and actor, Frank Williams, passed away this morning. He was almost 91, and we are grateful for all the years of joy, laughter, and happiness he brought to so many. Thank you, Frank!”

His fans have started to show their sadness on social media, paying tribute to the great star. Elstree Studios chairman Morris Bright MBE shared a heartfelt message along with an old picture.

Born in 1931, he was educated at Ardingly College, West Sussex, and Hendon School. At the time of leaving school, he relocated to London and turned to assistant stage manager at the Gateway Theatre in Westbourne Grove.

He began his acting world in repertory theatre and worked with the Watford Palace Theatre, which was run by Jimmy Perry, the creator of Dad’s Army.

Thereafter he accepted many small roles in films. He starred as an archer in Ivanhoe (1952) appearing with Elizabeth Taylor and filmed at Elstree and played “An angry man” in The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan (1953).

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Frank Williams’ Cause of Death Revealed

At this time there is no official report about Frank Williams’ cause of death, but some rumors claim he passed away due to a recent illness.

Our team does not confirm any rumors about the news, but you can be sure that we are attempting our best to find related information about the tragedy and provide the latest updates as soon as possible; but, do not forget that family privacy should be respected.

Frank first starred in Dad’s Army in the episode ‘The Armoured Might of Lance Corporal Jones‘, which was the first episode of season three.

Williams first thought he was making a one-off appearance on the show. Luckily, he decided to play in almost 50% of the series and even showed up in the two new films.

At this time, the only alive cast member is Ian ‘Private Pike’ Lavender’ who is at the age of 76. The unforgettable actor had discussed filming the end of the sitcom, which finished in 1977, and how no announcement was made.

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He announced: “Although no official statement was made when I arrived in the rehearsal room there was a feeling that season nine would be our last.”

The legend additionally mentioned his time in Dad’s Army and opened up: “It was the happiest period of my professional life. Initially, I thought it was for just one episode but the character became a regular.

“I ended up appearing in 39 of the 80 TV episodes, the original film, stage show, and 14 radio episodes.” Before he became 90, Frank had told about reaching his age it was “hard to believe” he was reaching the milestone. He was somewhat sighted towards the end of his life. Nevertheless, it didn’t prevent him from following Dad’s Army reruns.


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