Actor Sir Norman Wisdom has died aged 95.

The London-born actor, most famous for his slapstick comedy roles in the 1950s and 1960s, died at a nursing home on the Isle of Man on Monday evening.

Wisdom’s acting career spanned 60 years, despite him only getting his first TV role at 33. Wisdom started out as an entertainer in a magic act but began acting in film in the late 40s. In 1954 he won a BAFTA award for most promising newcomer for his performance in 1953 comedy Trouble In Store.

Wisdom also played on stage and was nominated for a Tony Award for his Broadway performance in comedy-musical Walking Happy.

His other films include and The Early Bird, A Stitch In Time, On The Beat and The Night They Raided Minsky’s.

He was knighted in 2001.