In addition to his beloved voice work as Wallace, Sallis also played Norman "Cleggy" Clegg in the long-running series "Last of the Summer Wine." He was the only actor to appear in the sitcom's 295 episodes that ran from 1973 until 2010.
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Peter Sallis through the years
Peter Sallis through the years
LONDON - OCTOBER 02: Actor Peter Sallis arrives at the UK Charity premiere of animated film 'Wallace & Gromit: The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit' at the Odeon West End on October 2, 2005 in London, England. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)
English television actor Peter Sallis is dressed by his wife Elaine for his role as Samuel Pepys in a BBC dramatisation of the writer's diaries, 5th March 1958.
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Actor Peter Sallis, soon to play Samuel Pepys in a new BBC television series, photographed in his car as he leaves his home, England, circa 1958. (Photo by Chris Ware/Keystone Features/Getty Images)
Actor Peter Sallis. 3rd January 1981. (Photo by Staff/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
British actors Peter Sallis, Bill Owen (1914 - 1999) and Michael Bates, from left to right, share a drink while in costume as their characters in the long-running BBC comedy series 'Last Of The Summer Wine'. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)
BILL OWEN Compo; BRIAN WILDE Foggy and PETER SALLIS Clegg Left To Right: Stars of the BBC TV comedy series 'Last of the Summer Wine', 23.08.1982. (Photo by Photoshot/Getty Images)
Last of the Summer wine actor Peter Sallis with his wife Elaine Usher. March 1987. (Photo by Garratt/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
LONDON - OCTOBER 02: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Peter Sallis arrives at the UK Charity premiere of animated film 'Wallace & Gromit: The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit' at the Odeon West End on October 2, 2005 in London, England. The premiere is in aid of Wallace & Gromit Children's Foundation. (Photo by Dave M. Benett/Getty Images)
Peter Sallis during 'Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit' London Premiere at Odeon Leicester Square in London, Great Britain. (Photo by Goffredo di Crollalanza/FilmMagic)
LONDON - JANUARY 27: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) (L-R) Nick Park and Peter Sallis arrive at the South Bank Show Awards, the10th annual awards rewarding excellence in everything from opera to pop music and literature to visual art, at The Savoy on January 27, 2006 in London, England. (Photo by Dave M. Benett/Getty Images)
LONDON - FEBRUARY 19: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Actor Peter Sallis and actress Imelda Staunton arrive at The Orange British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) at the Odeon Leicester Square on February 19, 2006 in London, England. (Photo by Dave M. Benett/Getty Images)
Peter Sallis during The South Bank Show Awards 2006 - Arrivals at The Savoy in London, Great Britain. (Photo by David Lodge/FilmMagic)
LONDON - FEBRUARY 19: (L-R) Nick Parks and Peter Sallis accept the Alexander Korda Award for Outstanding British Film of the Year on stage at The Orange British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) at the Odeon Leicester Square on February 19, 2006 in London, England. (Photo by MJ Kim/BAFTA via Getty Images)
Peter Sallis; The 2006 Southbank Awards at the LWT Studios, London.; 27th January 2006; 10531; (Photo by JAB Promotions/Photoshot/Getty Images)
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"It is with sadness that we announce that our client Peter Sallis died peacefully, with his family by his side, at Denville Hall on Friday, June 2," a statement from Jonathan Altaras Associates read.
Sallis first voiced the iconic Wallace character in the short, "A Grand Day Out," in 1989. He went on to voice the character for a ton more projects: "The Wrong Trousers" (1993), "A Close Shave" (1995), "The Incredible Adventures of Wallace & Gromit" (2001), "Wallace & Gromit's Cracking Contraptions" (2002), "The Curse of the Were-Rabbit" (2005) and "A Matter of Loaf and Death" (2008), in addition to several video games.
Wallace's debut, "A Grand Day Out," won a BAFTA, while "The Wrong Trousers" and "A Close Shave" won Oscars in the '90s. "The Curse of the Were-Rabbit" also won an Academy Award, years after Sallis temporarily retired the character.
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