'The Good Life' star Richard Briers dies aged 79
ACTOR Richard Briers, known to millions for his enduring role in TV sitcom The Good Life, has died at the age of 79.
The star, who was also known for his Shakespearean roles, had been battling a serious lung condition for a number of years.
Briers, who also starred in shows such as Ever Decreasing Circles and Monarch Of The Glen, recently said years of smoking had been to blame for his emphysema.
Briers died "peacefully" at his London home yesterday, his agent said today.