Bernard Cribbins, a legendary English actor, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2022. He had a career span of almost seven decades.
Cribbins starred in some famous the movies like Carry On films, Doctor Who, and the 1970 film The Railway Children. He was an acclaimed children’s T.V. star and a true entertainer.
Bernard Cribbins Net Worth In 2022 – How Rich Was Actor At Death?
According to Express, the net worth of Bernard Cribbins was USD 1.5 million at the time of his death. This is around the same as £1.23 million. Considering the valuation, he was rich and earned a good fortune as an actor.
Cribbins had a fantastic career that spans almost seventy years. He has been active in the T.V. industry since 1943, which is impressive.
The veteran actor was known for uncountable roles, from being the narrator of The Wombles to starring in the film adaptation of The Railway Children, which was the ninth most popular film at the British box office in 1971.
We are extremely saddened to learn of the passing of Bernard Cribbins. Known best to Doctor Who fans as the Doctor’s friend and Donna’s grandad Wilfred Mott, Bernard leaves behind a long legacy in film and TV. ❤️ https://t.co/wDIUnQkJOZ pic.twitter.com/6Dlr1Xj59y
— Doctor Who (@bbcdoctorwho) July 28, 2022
Cribbins’ other most notable role is in Doctor Who, where he plays the role of Catherine Tate’s grandfather.
The last known movie Television appearance of Mr. Cribbins was in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, where he played the role of Tom Snout. Similarly, he was last seen in the British comedy movie Patrick, where he portrayed the role of Albert.
The versatile actor was set to return alongside David Tennant and Catherine Tate in a 2023 Doctor Who episode.
Bernard Cribbins Obitutiary- Dr. Who Actor Dies Aged 93
Bernard Cribbins died at the age of ninety-three, as revealed today. His death cause has not been publicized, but we suppose it was natural.
Cribbins was also diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2009 but said he recovered from the disease and was feeling good in his nineties.
In a statement announcing his demise, his family praised his lengthy career and contributions to children’s television.
An associate of Cribbins, Gavin Barker, wrote: ‘Beloved actor Bernard Cribbins OBE has passed away at the age of 93. Bernard’s donation to British entertainment is without question. He was unique, typifying the best of his generation, and will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing and working with him.’
Bernard Cribbins’ Wife Gillian Died Last October- His Family Detail
Dr. Who actor Bernard Cribbins lost his wife of 66 years in October last year. He wedded actress Gillian McBarnet, in 1955, after meeting at the Oldham Rep. They lived happily together in Weybridge, Surrey, with no children.
Talking about his parents, Bernard was born to parents Ethel and John Edward Cribbins. His dad was a World War II veteran, while his mother worked as a cotton weaver. The actor had two siblings, with whom he was raised in the Derker area of Oldham, Lancashire.
Bernard Cribbins was born on December 29, 1928. He left school at 13 and pursued his career in acting.
As a T.V. actor, he made his debut in the 1956 version of David Copperfield. He made his Doctor Who debut in 1964 with Peter Cushing in the movie Daleks’ Invasion of Earth 2150 A.D. He later earned a comeback in 2007 for the show’s resurrection as Wilfred Mott, a distinct character.