George Edward Cole, OBE, an English actor whose career spanned more than 70 years and was well known for playing Arthur Daley in the long-running ITV drama show Minder passed away on 5th August 2015.

George was a supporter of Variety and our thoughts are very much with his family at this time.

Lord Delfont with Former Chief Barker John Ratcliff presenting Dennis Waterman and George Cole with their Variety Club Showbusiness Awards in 1984.