Frank Kelly dead – Star of Father Ted dies aged 77

Actor Frank Kelly, has died at the age of 77.

He was best known for playing Fr.Jack Hackett in the Father Ted television Series.

The show was set on the fictional Craggy Island, a remote location off Ireland’s west coast following the lives of three disfunctional priests.

It originally aired over three series from April 1995 until May 1998. Today is the 18th anniversary of the death of Dermot Morgan, who played Father Ted. Frank revealed last November that he had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, and also suffered with heart problems.

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