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Christopher Malcolm, the actor who played Rebel space pilot Zev Senesca - callsign Rogue Two - in The Empire Strikes Back, and also portrayed Rocky Horror Show character Brad Majors and Saffy's gay dad in various episodes of Brit telly hit Absolutely Fabulous, has died aged 67. Rogue Two in the skies above Hoth. His …


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  1. MrT


    ... Labyrinth and The Comic Strip Presents...

    Enjoyed watching his work - RIP

    1. Uncle Slacky Silver badge
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      Re: Also...

      "Everybody likes the Eagles!"

      1. Sir Runcible Spoon Silver badge

        Re: Also...

        Every character he played, even if they only appeared on screen for a short time, was memorable.

        Mark of a good actor. RIP.

  2. LarsG

    Only Fools and Horses, the mad axe man in the cottage with Del!

  3. Mr C

    "Echo Base, this is Rogue Two. I've found them. Repeat, I've found them."


  4. Andy Roid McUser

    honour the man who helped destroy the death star

    Aim your missiles towards the light Chris an Stay on Target! !

  5. El_Fev


    The force was strong with this one... RIP

  6. Smarty Pants

    Great Actor

    sadly missed

  7. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    He also played...

    ...the vigilante in 'Highlander', with the muscle car. One of those 'faces' you suddenly remember all over the place.

    I also read elsewhere that he shared a flat with many actors during their post-student days.

    Very sad.

  8. TRT Silver badge


    My favourite asshole.

    RIP, Brad.

  9. jai

    bgi bucket of win

    he shall be missed

  10. Imsimil Berati-Lahn

    Fist full of travellers cheques

    It has been mentioned, but I'll always remember him as the unhinged cafe owner in this Comic Strip classic.

    Keep calm, Marie.

    That's an awfully big bus. There could be six people in there.

    Jesus! If they only buy coffee, it'll be enough to pay the ground rent.


    1. MrT

      Re: Fist full of travellers cheques

      Cafe owner:      Two steaks coming right up.

      Miguel:              Wait. Make that four.

      Carlos:              Each.

      Miguel:              Six.

      Carlos:              Eight.

      Miguel:              Ten!

      Cafe owner:      Aw c'mon guys, ten steaks each? Are you joking?

      Miguel:              Do we look like comedians?


  11. Guz

    Rocky Horror Picture show?!?!?!?

    I thought Barry Bostwick played Brad Majors in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show".

    1. stucs201

      Re: Rocky Horror Picture show?!?!?!?

      Yes. Barry played Brad in the Rocky Horror Picture Show.

      However Christopher played Brad in the Rocky Horror Show. I.e. the original stage production, not the film.

  12. earl grey Silver badge


    Sad to hear. RIP and condolences to his family.

  13. Charles Manning


    Orbit, not Obit

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