The actor, who played Councillor David Horton in the Vicar of Dibley has sadly died aged 78!
His son Josh said in a statement: “Classically trained, it was the theatre where he truly flourished and he leaves a legacy of entertainment that saw him frequent the boards of Broadway, the West End and our living rooms on the telly!
“He leaves behind his two grandsons, Cooper and Bayley and his son Josh.
“We will all miss him terribly.”
BBC Comedy said: “Gary was an incredibly talented actor who is fondly remembered by us for his numerous appearances on some of the nation’s most treasured BBC shows, and of course as councillor David Horton in The Vicar Of Dibley.
“Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time.”