Sadness for fans as former EastEnders star dies

People have been paying their respects to British actor Douglas Fielding, after he passed away at the age of 73.

The actors most notable role was on Eastenders as Roy Quick, a policeman character that appeared in over 50 episodes in 1985/86. He also played Sergeant Alec Quilley in police drama Z Cars.

Over a career that spanned over 50 years, he also appeared in The Bill, Juliet Bravo and Doctors amongst others.

In a statement his family said: “We all love and miss him. He was a well-known actor and lovely man and will be sorely missed.”

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