Comic actor Victor Spinetti, best known for his appearances in three Beatles movies, died on Tuesday morning. He was 82.
The Welsh performer had been fighting pancreatic cancer in recent years, according to his agent, Barry Burnett.
Born in the village of Cwm in south Wales, Spinetti studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama before launching his acting career in England.
His big break came after John Lennon and George Harrison, with "A Hard Day's Night" director Walter Shenson and screenwriter Alun Owen, caught his performance in 1968, in the play "Oh! What a Lovely War" in London.
Spinetti hit it off with the Beatles and landed roles in "A...