Keeping Up Appearances dead star of 82 years: fans paid homage to Clive Swift, who was best known for having played the sophisticated husband of Hyacinth Bucket
Rebecca Davison for MailOnline
Keeping Up Appearances, star of Clive Swift, who was famous in the frightening husband of Hyacinth Bucket, died unfortunately at age 82.
The actor starred in 42 episodes of the UK sitcom, including two short films, from 1990-1995.
The show, written by Roy Clarke, was a great success and explained the story of the eccentric and creepy social climber, Hyacinth Bucket (Patricia Routledge).
Keeping Up Appearances star Clive Swift died at age 82
The show follows Hyacinth in her attempts to raise herself through social classes, always exasperated by her family, which she considers to be low class.
Her husband Richard (Clive) was constantly worried about his ways while carrying him to his Rover and responding to his constant calls from Riiiichard! & # 39;
Richard would shoot his eyes regularly when Jacinto was furious every time his surname was pronounced Bucket instead of Bouquet as he preferred.
In addition to Keeping Up With Appearances, Clive also starred in Midsomer Murders, as well as adapting to the BBC's The Barchester Chronicles.
In December of 2007 it appeared in a special one of Doctor Who Christmas like the Mr. Copper
One of the highlighted moments of Clive was an interview with Doctor Who magazine in 2007, who called attention due to his false attitude while discussing his character, Mr. Copper in the special episode Voyage of the Damned.
Showmasters were stained by the actor, who sat down to the journalist asking: "Do not know shorthand? Why do I have to do this? They do not pay me, am I?
When asked about his character, the star countered: "You do not need me to tell you this. Did you read the script? This is what I do. You can tell them about my character. What a question stupid
Clive was married to the novelist Margaret Drabble between 1960 and 1975 and was the father of daughter Rebecca, who died unfortunately in April 2017.
Tributes to Clive began to appear on social networks on Friday, when the news was published.
Fans wrote: & # 39; RIP Clive Swift. And I just learned that, for a time, she married Margaret Drabble …
RIP Clive Swift … Oh. Richard. Sorry for the death of Clive Swift … Sad news about Clive Swift … "