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The Dam Busters star John Fraser dies aged 89 as tributes pour in

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John Fraser has sadly died (Picture: REX)

The Dam Busters star John Fraser has died aged 89 following a battle with cancer.

His family have confirmed the news, explaining that he died peacefully in his sleep.

He is survived by his partner, artist Rodney Pienaar, 68.

The star was well known for his roles in the likes of The Trials of Oscar Wilde, El Cid, and Revlusion.

The Scottish native had a career that spanned decades, with his first role being in TV series Kidnapped in 1952.

He went on to star in many films and TV series, including an appearance as The Monitor in Doctor Who in 1981.

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He was 89 (Picture: REX)

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The star’s career spanned decades (Picture: ITV/REX)

His final role was in TV series Screen One in 1996.

Tributes have poured in for the late actor, with Mark Gatiss sharing a signed photo and writing: ‘A very fine actor, a blistering Bosie, an outrageous memoirist and a beautiful, beautiful man. RIP John Fraser’.

Morris Bright, Chairman of Elstree Studios, added: ‘Very sad to about the death of John Fraser another actor who was a great and underrated British actor who found constant work on both sides of the Atlantic.

‘Always remember him from ‘The Trials Of Oscar Wilde”.

One fan wrote: ‘Sad to learn of the death of actor John Fraser. He’s in one of my favourite films, the 1965 psycho-horror Repulsion (the one with the hands in the walls!).’

Another added: ‘The heavens will be lucky to have you John Fraser xx’.

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