ACTOR Geoffrey Palmer has died peacefully aged 93.
The TV sitcom legend leaves behind his wife Sally Green, and two children.
Sally Green is the wife of the late actor Geoffrey PalmerCredit: Rex Features
Who is Sally Green?
Sally Green is the wife of the late actor Geoffrey Palmer.
Sally, according to an interview with Palmer in The Oldie, was a health visitor.
Geoffrey and Sally were living in Old Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire.
Geoffrey described their house as: “A hundred yards from the high street, six minutes’ walk from the station, doctor’s surgery diagonally across the road, Waitrose no distance.”
Geoffrey and Sally lived in Old Berkhamsted, HertfordshireCredit: Rex Features
Geoffrey became a TV legend after featuring in hit British TV sitcoms Butterflies, The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin.
He was applauded for his role in As Time Goes By in which he starred with Dame Judi Dench. The series was hugely popular and ran from 1992 to 2005.
However, Palmer was also a hit on the big screen, featuring in A Fish Called Wanda, The Madness of King George and Clockwise.
In 2013, Palmer was a vocal opponent of the HS2 railway line, appealing to David Cameron to “stop this vanity project and leave our countryside alone.”
Palmer was appointed an OBE in 2004 for his services to drama.
Sally and Geoffrey married in 1963Credit: Rex Features
When did Sally Green and Geoffrey Palmer marry?
Sally and Geoffrey married in 1963.
They were married until Palmer’s death in 2020.
Not much is known about how the couple met, as Palmer was notoriously guarded about his personal life.
Did they have any children together?
Yes, Sally and Geoffrey had two children together: a daughter named Harriet, and a son, Charles.
Palmer was appointed an OBE in 2004 for his services to dramaCredit: Rex Features
Charles is a television director who was married to outnumbered star Claire Skinner.
He has two children with the actress.
Charles has directed episodes of Agatha Christie’s Marple, Doctor Who and Lark Rise to Candleford.
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