Obituary: Lionel Jeffries

Actor Lionel Jeffries (b.1926) died on February 19. Jeffries appeared in more than 100 films and television episodes and is perhaps most recognizable as the grandfather in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. He played Blake in The Quatermass Experiment, Pellinore in Camelot, Dilworthy in Rocket to the Moon, and Cavor in The First Men in the Moon. He had guest roles in several genre series, including The Adventures of Robin Hood and Lexx.