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‘Harry Potter’ star loses cancer battle

‘Harry Potter’ star loses cancer battle

ROGER LLOYD-PACK: The actor died at the age of 69. Photo: Associated Press

Beloved British actor Roger Lloyd-Pack has died at the age of 69.

He lost his battle with pancreatic cancer on Wednesday night.

Lloyd-Pack was best known for his long-running stint on hit British sitcom “Only Fools And Horses,” playing moronic road sweeper Trigger alongside Sir David Jason.

He also starred opposite funnywoman Dawn French in another popular comedy show, “The Vicar Of Dibley.”

Lloyd-Pack was best known to international audiences as Barty Crouch, Sr. in the “Harry Potter” film series.

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