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Clive Dunn has died at the age of 92. The actor passed away in Portugal today (November 7) after suffering from complications following an operation earlier this week. Dunn was best known for his role in sitcom Dad's Army as Lance-Corporal Jack Jones, famous for his "don't panic" and "permission to speak" catchphrases. Dad's Army ran from 1968 to 1977 and Dunn featured in all nine series and a 1971 spinoff movie. The surviving cast of the show reunited in 2008 to mark the programme's 40th anniversary. "My wife saw the first episode and said this is going to be a huge success and I always do what she says," Dunn said of joining the sitcom. Before he was cast in Dad's Army, Dunn had several movie roles, including Boys Will Be Boys and Good Morning Boys. He recorded a number of songs, (more) »


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