Gary Waldhorn has kicked the bucked on the 10th January 2021 peacefully at the age of 78 years. The death of the American actor was announced and confirmed by the family. According to the Gary Waldhorn family, the cause of his death was a natural death as he died very peacefully.
Gary Waldhorn is popularly for the role he played as councilor David Horton in every episode of sitcom from 1994 to 2007. Even just recently he was seen at a Christmas special, The Vicar Of Dibley In Lockdown, alongside comedienne French, who played Rev Geraldine Granger, and James Fleet, who plays his on-screen son Hugo.
In a statement by Waldhorn’s son Josh, his father died peacefully at 6.45am on Monday. Have a look at the statement of Waldhorn’s son Josh;
“Classically trained, it was the theatre where he truly flourished and he leaves a legacy of entertainment that saw him frequent the boards of Broadway, the West End and our living rooms on the telly! He leaves behind his two grandsons, Cooper and Bayley, and his son Josh. We will all miss him terribly.”
Waldhorn acted in classic British TV shows such as The Sweeney, Brush Strokes, and Hotel Babylon, and even featured in the comedy sketch show French And Saunders. The death of the actor has touched many people’s hearts many have started sharing their tributes;
“Very sad news indeed. Best known for playing David Horton in The Vicar of Dibley, Gary Waldhorn was one of our finest British actors – excellent in every role he played. “Can’t think of anyone better to have played the haughty Mr Horton to Dawn French’s vivacious vicar. RIP.”