The actor was born in Bristol in 1942 and has an extensive television career, but is best known for playing unscrupulous used car dealer Terence Aubrey in the long-loved BBC sitcom.” Boise” Boyce. “We bring you such sad news with a heavy heart,” the family statement read. “Our dear friend and your friend John Charlis died peacefully in his sleep after a long battle with cancer.
His family said that only the star of the fool and horse, John Chalis, “died peacefully in his sleep after a long battle with cancer.” He is best known for playing the unscrupulous used car dealer Boise in this beloved sitcom, alongside Sir David Jason and Nicholas Lindhurst. Due to his poor health, he only showed up once, so the 30-day lecture tour was cancelled earlier this month. Sue Holderness played Boycie’s wife Marlene in Only Fools And Horses, paying tribute to John Charlis, calling her her “beloved friend.” She said in a statement: “There is no Marlene of Boise-this is unthinkable. John Charlis is my partner on the screen and on stage for 36 years, and my beloved friend. Sabbath dear John. I miss you every day.”
Chalis has a wide-ranging TV career, but is best known for the long-air BBC TV sitcom “Only Fools and Horses” (1981-2003) and its sequel/derivative drama “Green Grass” (2005-2009) Played in Terrence Aubrey “Boise” Boyce) and Monty Staines from 2015 to 2018 in the seventh season of the ITV sitcom Benidorm. Challis was born in Bristol, but when he was one year old, his family moved to southeast London. Charlis attended Ottershaw State Boarding School near Woking, Surrey. After leaving school, he worked as an intern real estate agent before becoming a professional actor. A statement from the family said: “It is with a heavy heart that we bring you such sad news. “Our dear friend and your friend John Challis died peacefully in his sleep after a long battle with cancer.
“He will always be loved for ‘Boycie’ and he has left a great work legacy, which will continue to bring happiness and smiles for many years to come. “In this difficult time, please respect the privacy of John’s family and friends. Please rest assured that there will be a chance to celebrate John’s life in the future-everyone is welcome to come by then.”