Geoffrey Palmer Biography
Geoffrey Dyson Palmer, OBE (4 June 1927 - 5 November 2020) was an English actor known for his roles in British television sitcoms playing Jimmy Anderson in The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–79), Ben Parkinson in Butterflies (1978–1983) and Lionel Hardcastle in As Time Goes By (1992–2005). His film appearances include A Fish Called Wanda (1988), The Madness of King George (1994), Mrs.
Brown (1997), and Tomorrow Never Dies (1997). Description above from the Wikipedia article Geoffrey Palmer , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.