Clive Dunn, star of 'Dad's Army,' dies at 92
11/07/2012 by Olivia Allin
Clive Dunn, an actor who portrayed Lance Corporal "Jonesy" Jones in the 1970's BBC series "Dad's Army," has died at age 92. According to BBC News, Dunn died on November 6 in Portugal, of complications following an operation earlier in the week. Dunn served in World War II and spent four years as a German prisoner. He would later joke that his role in "Dad's Army" was his revenge. "Dad's Army" ran from 1968 until 1977 and followed a Home Guard platoon which was formed to protect the seaside village of Walmington-on-Sea, from possible German attack. Dunn also appeared in "The Tony Hancock Show," "After Hours," "Bootsie and Snudge," "My Old Man" and "Grandad." In addition to acting, Dunn was also a recording artist and his record "Grandad" reached number one in the charts after its 1971 release. The actor leaves behind his wife Priscilla Pughe-Morgan, two daughters - Polly and Jessica and his grandchildren.
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