'Allo 'Allo! star Gorden Kaye dies at 75

    Actor Gorden Kaye, who was best known for his role in the long-running BBC sitcom 'Allo 'Allo!, has died aged 75.

    The star's former agent confirmed that he died at a care home on Monday morning.

    Kaye played cafe owner Rene Artois on the hit show, which centred on the fictional exploits of resistance fighters in World War Two in German-occupied France.

    He appeared in all 84 episodes of the sitcom, as well as a stage version.

    His last screen role was in BBC sketch show Revolver in 2004.

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