He was affectionately known to millions as the dim-witted Trigger in Only Fools and Horses. And Roger Lloyd-Pack has left a legacy worthy of his character – as his family may miss out on some of the late actor’s £1.4 million fortune because he failed to leave a will.
Lloyd-Pack, who studied acting at RADA, starred in Only Fools and Horses for ten years, alongside David Jason as Del Boy and Nicholas Lyndhurst as Rodney.
He was also known for his role as oddball farmer Owen in another enormously successful BBC comedy, The Vicar of Dibley, which also starred Dawn French.
His first marriage to Sheila Ball in 1967 led to the birth of their daughter Emily, now 44, who rose to prominence with a role in the film Wish You Were Here at the age of 16. Lloyd-Pack then had three sons with his second wife, Ms Markham.
Lloyd-Pack died from pancreatic cancer in January last year at the age of 69, leaving behind a total of £1,464,636. As he did not leave a will, his estate will be shared between his widow, Jehane Markham, and his four children – actress Emily Lloyd and sons Spencer, Hartley and Louis. However, thanks to intestacy rules, thousands of pounds more may now be owed in tax than if he had left a valid will, according to legal experts.
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