Irish actor Pat Laffan, who was best known for his role as milkman Pat Mustard in Father Ted, has died.
The show's creator broke the news on Twitter , telling his followers: "Just heard the sad news that Pat Laffan who played Pat Mustard in Father Ted has died. Rest in peace, Pat, a pleasure to work with you".
The news was confirmed in a statement by Mr Laffan's agent Lisa Richards.
"It is with tremendous sadness that we here at the Lisa Richards Agency can confirm Pat Laffan's passing today.