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Captain Peacock actor Frank Thornton dies

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LONDON (AP) — British actor Frank Thornton — best known as Captain Peacock in the long-running television comedy "Are You Being Served?" — has died at age 92, his agent said Monday. The actor is best remembered by British audiences for his comic role in the innuendo-laden hit sitcom, which ran from the 1970s to 1985. He played a mustachioed, pompous floor manager who oversaw his fellow...

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