Actor and comedian John Sessions dies, aged 67

John Sessions death

Actor and comedian John Sessions has died at the age of 67 after suffering a heart attack.

The star enjoyed a career across TV, film and the stage.

He was known for regular appearances on shows like Whose Line Is It Anyway? and his work on Spitting Image.

His agent Alex Irwin said in a statement: "It is with great sadness we can confirm that on Monday, the actor John Sessions died at his home in south London.

"He will be hugely missed."

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(Left to right) John Sessions, Robbie Coltrane, Peter Capaldi and Richard Wilson arrive at the British Academy Scotland Awards 2011 at the Radisson Hotel in Glasgow.
File photo dated 20/09/13 of John Sessions, who has died aged 67.
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John Sessions arriving at the World Premiere of Pudsey The Dog, The Movie, Vue Cinema, Leicester Square, London
John Sessions arriving for the gala preview and press night for Flare Path, at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, central London.
John Sessions arriving at the world Premiere of Filth, Odeon Cinema, Leicester Square, london.
John Sessions arriving at the premiere of The Last Station at Curzon Cinema in Mayfair in London, UK
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Sessions also appeared on QI and Have I Got News for You.

The Scotland-born actor's big-screen credits included The Good Shepherd, The Merchant of Venice and The Bounty.

He was also known for his surreal performances on his one-man TV shows.

Recent TV drama credits included Victoria, The Loch and Mr Selfridge.

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