Ben Roberts, best known for his role on The Bill, has reportedly died at the age of 70 The mirror.
The actor, who starred in the hit ITV police drama from 1987 to 2000, died Monday, his agent confirmed.
A statement by agents LCM Limited posted on Twitter said: “In memory of the wonderful Ben Roberts, who sadly passed away on Monday.
“Best known as Chief Inspector Derek Conway on The Bill and he had an extensive career in theater, television and film.
“Our thoughts right now are with his wife Helen and his family.”