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'Fawlty Towers' Actor Andrew Sachs Dies At 86

British character actor Andrew Sachs has died at age 86. He was best known as the waiter Manuel on the cult TV series, Fawlty Towers.
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Andrew Sachs, Who Played Beloved Waiter Manuel On 'Fawlty Towers,' Dies

The actor is best known for his portrayal of the hapless waiter from Barcelona on the much loved British sitcom. He was 86.
NPR Also reported by •Deseret News

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Actor Andrew Sachs, best known for his role opposite John Cleese in the 1970s comedy "Fawlty Towers," has died. Sachs starred as the dim-witted and bumbling Manuel, the bellboy who antagonizes owner..
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Actor Andrew Sachs, best known for his role opposite John Cleese in the 1970s comedy "Fawlty Towers," has died. Sachs starred as the dim-witted and bumbling Manuel, the bellboy who antagonizes owner..
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British actor Andrew Sachs, best known as the lovable Spanish waiter Manuel on the 1970s BBC sitcom "Fawlty Towers", has died aged 86. According to his wife, Melody, Sachs died on Nov. 23. He played a..
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Andrew Sachs who played the Spanish waiter Manuel in Fawlty Towers has died at 86 years old. Confirmed by his wife, Melody, the actor died at a care home on November 23rd and was buried on Thursday...
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Andrew Sachs, who played the well-meaning but disorganized Spanish waiter Manuel on the BBC series “Fawlty Towers,” died on Nov. 23rd. “Fawlty Towers,” starred John Cleese as inept hotel owner..
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John Cleese pays tribute to his 'Fawlty Towers' co-star Andrew Sachs

Sachs, who played the bumbling waiter Manuel, died Thursday (Dec. 1) at 86.
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John Cleese's Twitter tribute to Andrew Sachs will make you cry

John Cleese is leading tributes to Andrew Sachs, his beloved co-star in Fawlty Towers who died on Thursday, aged 86, after battling dementia.  SEE ALSO: Sassy dancing lizard is breakout star of..
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Andrew Sachs, Hapless Waiter on the BBC Sitcom ‘Fawlty Towers,’ Dies at 86

His earnest yet bumbling character, Manuel, was regularly recruited into the schemes of the hotel owner Basil Fawlty, played by John Cleese.
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Red Dwarf Returns: And The Critics Rejoice

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Will John Cleese Return To The TV Sitcom?

will john cleese return to the tv sitcom?
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The BBC plans to target cult British TV obsessives in the US with a video service to rival Netflix (NFLX)

the bbc plans to target cult british tv obsessives in the us with a video service to rival netflix (nflx)
The BBC is planning to launch a Netflix-style subscription video on demand service in the US that will target British TV obsessives with vintage shows including "Fawlty Towers." In its annual..
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After Brexit, the EU Must Regain Its Positive, Visionary Power

BERLIN -- The decision by the United Kingdom's voters to "Brexit" the European Union is not an example of the British black humor that I love. It's not "Monty Python's Flying Circus," "Yes, Prime..
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Basil Fawlty Returns?

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Monty Python’s John Cleese vows to never work for BBC again: TV network has ‘no idea what they’re doing’

John Cleese has accused the BBC’s commissioning editors of having “no idea of what they are doing” and said he will never work for the corporation again. The co-writer and star of BBC2’s..
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John Cleese on "Fawlty Towers"

Before the Monty Python veteran's comedy "Fawlty Towers" debuted in 1975, John Cleese heard some damning criticism from within the BBC, as he tells correspondent Tracy Smith
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John Cleese

The Monty Python veteran and creator of "Fawlty Towers" is pleased to point out the silliness in the world
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Friday Talking Points -- Is That Your Final Answer, Jeb?

Jeb Bush, is that your final answer? Sure you wouldn't like to phone a friend, or maybe just get the audience's reaction first? Heh. OK, we fully admit that we didn't come up with that snarky line..
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'Mr. Sloane,' a dark British comedy with Southland roots, comes to KCET

Jeremy Sloane may follow in the footsteps of bumbling British characters that came before him, like David Brent of the original version of “The Office” and Basil Fawlty from “Fawlty Towers.”
L.A. Times

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