Saturday, 10 March 2012

LOUIS MANSI - Computer Room Official

John Louis Mansi (born 8th November, 1926 - died 6th August, 2010) is a television and movie actor whose career spanned the years from the early 1950s to the early 1990s.
He is best known for his role as Herr Engelbert von Smallhausen (although in the BBC books he is named as Bobby Cedric von Smallhausen) in the popular BBC sitcom 'Allo 'Allo! in seasons 2 to 9. He also appeared in Department S (as "Maxime" in the episode "The Treasure of the Costa del Sol", 1969), the Ripping Yarns story "Across The Andes By Frog", The Hammer House of Horror story "The Thirteenth Reunion", The Beatles' movie Help!, and the film version of Tales from the Crypt.
He was often credited as Louis Mansi in his roles.
For six years he suffered from Parkinson's Disease, and in May 2010 was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, he passed away on August 6th, 2010, aged 83.

My Louis Mansi autograph display.

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