London, July 4: British comic legend Eric Sykes died Wednesday after short illness. He was 89 years old.
Some of his best remembered films are “Harry Potter: The Goblet Of Fire”, “Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines,” and “The Plank”, reports femalefirst.co.uk.
Skyes had written skits for big names like Tony Hancock, Peter Sellers and Spike Milligan. In 1950, he worked in a radio comedy show – “The Goon Show”.
In the 1960′s Sykes shot to fame with his television comedy series “Gala Opening” on BBC.