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geoffrey hughes as onslow - Geoffrey Hughes DL (2 February 1944, Wallasey, Cheshire – 27 July 2012, Isle of Wight) was an English television, film and stage actor. Hughes rose to fame for ...

from Mail Online

Corrie actor Geoffrey Hughes, 68, dies after two year cancer battle

Geoffrey Hughes, pictured as Onslow in Keeping Up Appearances, has died at the age of 68. http://m.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/jul/28/geoffrey-hughes-dies-aged-68?cat=uk=article

from Mail Online

Corrie actor Geoffrey Hughes, 68, dies after two year cancer battle

RIP Geoffrey Hughes Heartbeat, Vernon Scripps, Keeping Up Appearances, Onslow, Coronation Street, Eddy Yeates

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Geoffrey Hughes, DL (2 February 1944 - 27 July 2012). My favorite character of his was "Onslow" from the BBC Sitcom "Keeping Up Appearances".

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(REF) An Encyclopedia of Swearing : the Social History of Oaths, Profanity, Foul Language, and Ethnic Slurs in the English-Speaking World by Geoffrey Hughes "This is the only encyclopedia and social history of swearing and foul language in the English-speaking world. It covers the various social dynamics that generate swearing, foul language, and insults in the entire range of the English language."

from BBC News

Coronation Street actor Geoffrey Hughes dies aged 68