Dad's Army actor Frank Williams has died at the age of 90.

Source : Internet

The star was best known for playing Timothy Farthing in the BBC series Dad's Army.

A statement shared on Facebook said: "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!"

The actor was born in 1931 and was educated at Ardingly College, West Sussex, and Hendon School.

On leaving school he moved to London and became assistant stage manager at the Gateway Theatre in Westbourne Grove.

He started his acting career 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 numerous small roles in films. He appeared as an archer in Ivanhoe (1952) starring Elizabeth Taylor

and filmed at Elstree and appears as “An angry man” in The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan (1953).

Frank first showed up in Dad's Army in the episode 'The Armoured Might of Lance Corporal Jones', which was the first episode of season three.

Luckily, he went on to appear in almost fifty percent of the series and even showed up in the two feature films.