Obituary: Peter Sallis

Actor Peter Sallis (b.1921) died on June 2. Sallis is best known in science fiction circles for providing the voice of Wallace in the Wallace and Gromit series of Aardman Studios. He also appeared as Penley in the Doctor Who serial “The Ice Warriors” opposite Patrick Troughton and in the films The Mouse on the Moon, a sequel to The Mouse That Roared, and Taste the Blood of Dracula. Sallis won an Annie Award for his voice work as Wallace in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.